VP External
Reed Larsen
Reed Larsen Vice-President External

Reed Larsen is the UASU Vice President External and is responsible for the UASU’s relationship with all levels of government, political communications, and external relations. He currently chairs the Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS), which represents not only University of Alberta students, but nearly 100,000 undergraduates and five student associations from across the province to the Alberta government.

Reed became involved in student governance over the last academic year, serving on Students Council, General Faculties Council, and Arts Faculty Council as a student representative. In these roles he volunteered on several committees; Audit, Bylaw, Finance, Policy, Gateways Board of Directors and chairing Council Administration Committee for Students Council, Executive and Nominating Committee and Council Of Student Affairs for General Faculties Council. He is a 5th-year political science student and 1st-year scholar of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College with a keen focus on provincial politics.

Reed has a diverse background, including work experience in Shenzhen China as an English as a Second Language instructor, construction, sales, entrepreneurship, and management. Raised in Spruce Grove and Devon Alberta, he has a history of rural community involvement in 4H, reining, rodeo, and jackpots. Currently living in the Garneau neighborhood of Edmonton, his hobbies now include sewing, racing drones, skiing, and reading. You can follow Reed on Twitter @uasuvpexternal or @ReedRLLarsen, Instagram @reed_lee_robert_larsen, and on Facebook reedlarsen.ca.

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
VP External Report May 17, 2016
VP External Report (2016-03) June 14, 2016
VP External Report (2016-04) June 28, 2016
VP External Report (2016-05) July 12, 2016
VP External Report (2016-06) July 26, 2016
VP External Report (2016-07) Aug. 9, 2016
VP External Report (2016-08) Aug. 23, 2016
VP External Report (2016-09) Sept. 6, 2016
VP External Report (2016-10) Sept. 20, 2016
VP External Report (2016-11) Oct. 4, 2016
VP External Report (2016-12) Oct. 18, 2016
VP External Report (2016-13) Nov. 1, 2016
VP External Report (2016-14) Nov. 15, 2016
VP External Report (2016-15) Nov. 22, 2016
VP External Report (2016-16) Dec. 6, 2016
VP External Report (2016-17) Jan. 10, 2017
VP External Report (2016-18) Jan. 24, 2017
VP External Report (2016-19) Feb. 7, 2017
VP External Report (2016-20) Feb. 14, 2017
VP External Report (2016-22) Feb. 28, 2017
VP External Report (2016-24) April 11, 2017
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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