President
Rowan Ley
Rowan Ley President

Rowan is a lifelong Edmontonian, sixth-year student in history, economics, and political science, and serves as the 2021-22 University of Alberta Students’ Union President. He has been involved in student governance throughout his degree, having served as the governance director for the Organization for Arts Students and Interdisciplinary Studies, Students’ Councillor for Arts, the Undergraduate Board of Governors Representative, and Vice President External of the Student’s Union and Chair of the Council of Alberta University Students in 2020-21.

He has been on campus since 2016, and has been involved outside the Students’ Union through the Arts faculty student association, and student groups including the debate club, which he has competed for at the world championship, and the karate club, where he holds an assistant instructor rank. He has also volunteered welcoming new students to campus through Week of Welcome. Outside campus, Rowan has worked as a Page at the Alberta Legislature, intern in the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and Premier’s offices, election canvasser and scrutineer, and street team member for the Edmonton International Airport. He enjoys exploring Edmonton on his bike, spending time with his dog, and intramural sports.

This year, Rowan hopes to make progress on modernizing the U of A’s policies to encourage interdisciplinary learning and compassionate grading, improve student aid access in Alberta, support an inclusive and safe return to campus, and much more.

Duties of the President

The Students' Union President is the primary spokesperson o the Students' Union. This position oversees all the other executives, as well as the organization's strategy, operations, employees, advocacy and more! This wide-ranging position is responsible for an enormous range of tasks, including heading major initiatives, working with the Board of Governors and the General Faculties Council and advocating on behalf of students to the University administration and all levels of government.

Reports to Students' Council

Filename Date
President - Council Report (2020-01) May 5, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-02) May 19, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-03) June 2, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-04) June 16, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-05) June 30, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-06) July 14, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-07) July 28, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-08) Aug. 11, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-09) Aug. 25, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-10) Sept. 8, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-11) Sept. 22, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-12) Oct. 6, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-13) Oct. 20, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-14) Nov. 17, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-15) Dec. 1, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-16) Dec. 15, 2020
President - Council Report (2020-17) Jan. 12, 2021
President - Council Report (2020-18) Jan. 26, 2021
President - Council Report (2020-19) Feb. 9, 2021
President - Council Report (2020-20) March 9, 2021
President - Council Report (2020-21) March 23, 2021
President - Council Report (2020-22) April 6, 2021
President - Council Report (2020-23) April 13, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-01) May 4, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-02) May 18, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-03) June 1, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-04) June 15, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-05) June 29, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-06) July 13, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-07) July 27, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-08) Aug. 10, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-09) Aug. 24, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-10) Sept. 7, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-11) Sept. 21, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-12) Oct. 5, 2021
President - Council Report (2021-13) Oct. 19, 2021
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Contact

Phone

780-492-4241

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
president@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