Meet Your 2017-2018 Exec


Alanna Moore, President:

Hey everyone! My name is Alanna Moore and I’m the RSUS president for the 2017-2018 year. I’m currently doing a double major in World Religions and Cultural Studies. I’m your go to girl for any questions or concerns about RSUS and religious studies majors/minors/honours – you can contact me at or spot me in Birks (where I spend all of my time). I hope to get to meet all of you at our upcoming events!”


Jay Lu, VP External:

Hi! I’m Jay, your VP external this year and I major in World Religions and Political Science. I look forward to expanding RSUS involvement in the community this year!”


Austin Simoes-Gomes, VP Internal/Academic:

Hello all! My name is Austin Simoes-Gomes and I am this year’s VP Academic/Internal. This means that I will be your direct line of communication with the School of Religious Studies’ Professors and staff. Feel free to come to me with any queries or concerns to this regard. I am an Honours Asian Religions Major and South Asia Minor. My primary focus is the religious cultures of Nepal, especially as it relates to the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley.”


Emma Brussen, VP Finance:

Hey! My name is Emma Brussen and I’m the VP Finance. I’m in my final semester majoring in World Religions with a minor in Anthropology. I know McGill Religious Studies inside and out – so feel free to hit me up with any and all questions!”


Margaux Cazaban, VP Events:

Hi there! My name is Margaux Cazaban and I’m this year’s VP Events for RSUS. I’m in my third year majoring in World Religions with a minor in Hispanic Studies. I’m looking forward to working with the other execs in RSUS to bring you some fun events and to meeting all of you!”


Sydney Vermeer, VP Communications:

Hey! My name is Sydney Vermeer and I will be RSUS’s VP Communications for the 2017-2018 school year, so I’ll be the one sending you fire listservs! I’m a third year student double majoring in Art History and Anthropology with a minor in World Religions. I hope to get to know some of you at our events this year!”