VP External
Adam Brown
Adam Brown VP External

Adam Brown is the 2018-2019 Vice President External of the University of Alberta Students’ Union and the Chair of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA). He is currently a 4th year student working to complete a Bilingual Bachelors of Commerce between Campus Saint-Jean and the Faculty of Business, majoring in Business Economics and Law. He is also a student of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College. Adam represents undergraduate students to all levels of government; in addition to his advocacy role as Chair of CASA, Adam also works with the Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS) in various advocacy efforts. His priorities this year include, but are not limited to, advocating for stronger tuition regulations, addressing the legalization of cannabis on campuses, and advocating for the expansion of student employment programs subsidized by government.

A born and raised Calgarian, Adam has been passionate about student leadership and politics since a very young age. He has occupied various student governance positions at Campus Saint-Jean, most recently as President of the Association des Universitaires de la Faculté Saint-Jean (AUFSJ). Since moving to Edmonton, he has also become immersed in Alberta’s francophone community and has held various leadership roles in provincial and national francophone youth parliaments. Adam’s political experience has helped to grow his advocacy skills and develop relationships with various government stakeholders. In his free time, Adam enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, watching hockey as a life-long Oilers fan, and following political events locally and globally.

You can follow Adam on Twitter @uasuvpexternal, and on Facebook at UASU VP External Adam Brown.

Duties of the VP External

The Vice-President External is focused primarily on external advocacy, working with the municipal, provincial and federal governments on issues that impact students, such as tuition, financial aid, and student debt. The person in this position frequently meets with MLAs and MPs to advocate on behalf of students. The "VP Ex" works closely with post-secondary lobby groups, including the Council of Alberta University Students and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations.

Reports to Students' Council

Filename Date
Vice-President (External) - Report (01) May 15, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (02) May 29, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (03) June 12, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (04) June 26, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (05) July 10, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (06) July 31, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (07) Aug. 21, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (08) Sept. 11, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (09) Sept. 18, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (10) Oct. 2, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (12) Oct. 30, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (14) Nov. 27, 2018
Vice-President (External) - Report (15) Dec. 11, 2018
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Phone

780-492-4241

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
vp.external@su.ualberta.ca

Address

Students' Union Executive and Administrative Offices
Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7