GSA Chief Returning Officer

"The CRO is responsible for running all GSA elections and referenda" (GSA Bylaw and Policy, Section D.BYL.3.3.a).


Sophie Shi



Sophie completed her undergraduate degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2020 and is currently pursuing a PhD in Materials Engineering. She works as a Teaching Assistant at the Engineering Student Success Centre, assisting first-year undergraduate students in chemistry. She also works at the Undergraduate Research Initiative as a research advisor and program assistant, helping undergraduate students get involved in research. Sophie is involved in the university community, serving as a councillor in the General Faculties Council and Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Council, and the Deputy Returning Officer in the Graduate Students' Association for two years before her term as the Chief Returning Officer this year.