Earlier this week, the first ticket for the PARSA elections was launched under the banner ‘Advocate for PARSA’. The ticket is running candidates for all executive positions. The ticket is politically unaligned and based on the principles of community and care.
Current Interim Education Officer, Eve Walker is running for President alongside Naomi Otto for the position of Vice President. The current HDR officer Chitresh Saraswat is their candidate for Education Officer and current Interim Equity Officer Epi Terbio is running for the role of Equity Officer.
Their main policies involve managing the predicted reduction in SSAF for next year, increasing the visibility of College Officers by initiating a help desk and developing educational materials on various campus services and student rights. They are also promising to advocate for adequate postgraduate student accommodation options and the reduction of ‘community welfare fees’ paid by students to the residential halls.
Four new positions have been added to the PRC this year; Communication Officer, Parents and Caregivers’ Officer, Research and Policy officer, and Welfare Officer.
‘Advocate’s full ticket is as follows:
President: Eve Walker
Vice President: Naomi Otto
Equity Officer: Epi Terbio
Education Officer: Chitresh Saraswat
Coursework Officer: Talal Khan
Disabilities Officer: Muhammed Jahid
Environmental Officer: Chalakha Fernando
Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Officer: Dige Wang
International Student Officer: Benjamin Chew
Social Officer: Kanisk Kumar
Women’s Officer: Maya Maulina
Parents and Caregivers’ Officer: Jhana De Silva
Communications Officer: Gautham Venkitaramamoorthy
Policy and Research Officer: Ben Langley
Welfare Officer: Sukriti Kapoor
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Coursework Officer:
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific Coursework Officer:
The ANU College of Business and Economics Coursework Officer:
The ANU College of Law Coursework Officer:
The ANU College of Health and Medicine Coursework Officer: