VP Operations and Finance
Julia Villoso VP Operations & Finance

Julia Villoso is a fourth-year student in the Faculty of Arts with a major in Anthropology and a double minor in Psychology and Womens’ and Gender Studies. She is serving as the 2022-23 University of Alberta Students’ Union (UASU) Vice President Operations and Finance. She was born in the Philippines, moved to Canada at the age of 7, and has spent the majority of her life in Edmonton.

Julia has been involved in all levels of student governance throughout her degree from General Faculties Council Arts Councillor, Social Science Councillor and an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Director for the Organization for Arts Students and Interdisciplinary Studies (OASIS), the Vice President Finance of the Women’s and Gender Studies Students’ Association, and having served two years as an UASU Arts Councillor.

During her term, Julia hopes to approach the UASU’s businesses and services through a sustainability lens with all three pillars in mind: social, economic, and environmental. She wants to increase accessibility and accountability of the UASU with a focus on governance and support for student groups on campus. Julia wants to further work towards reconciliation with an emphasis on educational programming, and lastly to revitalize the Students’ Union Building to make it the “living room of campus” and welcoming to students once again.

Outside of governance, you can find Julia reading a book, playing video games, or listening to a true crime podcast!

Duties of the VP Operations and Finance

The Vice-President Operations & Finance (also known as the "VP Ops Fi") oversees the SU's $11 million annual budget, and is responsible for the strategy and operations at the SU's many businesses, including Dewey's, Room at the Top, the Daily Grind, SUBprint and more. This position also oversees the operation of the Students' Union Building, including tenancy agreements, and sits on a variety of committees and boards related to the dispersal of Dedicated Fee Units.

Reports to Students' Council

Filename Date
VP Operations and Finance Report (2022-01) May 10, 2022
VP Operations and Finance Report (2022-02) May 31, 2022
VP Operations and Finance Report (2022-03) June 14, 2022
VP Operations and Finance Report (2022-04) June 28, 2022
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