CASA Election Results: Evan Pitchie Elected President

  • CASA board of directors meeting, Feb. 11, 2016 Photo Josh Fischlin

CASA election results are in, following eight days of campaigning and four of polling.

This article has been updated.

Evan Pitchie was elected as CASA’s new president.

“I am confident that together we will work together on making sure the John Molson School of Business continues to support and provide ‘out of classroom’ learning opportunities to the business leaders and executives of the future,” Pitchie wrote in a statement about his win.

The presidential race was close. Nine-points made the difference between Pitchie and former candidate Karl Guiragossian. Pitchie garnered 217 votes; Guiragossian garnered 208.

Quorum for the elections is 2.5 per cent—CASA serves just over 7,000 students. 488 students voted, which amounts to about 6.9 per cent of students under CASA.

Here is a list of all the candidates, plus all tallied votes:

The Executive

President

  • ELECTED: Evan Pitchie — 217 votes
  • Karl Guiragossian — 208
  • Abstentions — 42

VP Academic and Student Affairs

  • ELECTED: Shaumia Suntharalingam — 162 votes
  • Lisa Nguyen — 157
  • Emmanuel Brock — 100
  • Abstentions — 44

VP Finance

  • ELECTED: Dylan Applebaum — 340 votes
  • No — 37
  • Abstentions — 88

VP Internal

  • ELECTED: Nour Hanna – 316 votes
  • No — 40
  • Abstentions — 108

VP Events

  • ELECTED: Soulaymane El Alaoui — 279 votes
  • No — 59
  • Abstentions — 128

VP Marketing

  • ELECTED: Arti Sadhwani — 350 votes
  • No — 36
  • Abstentions — 80

Independent Director

  • ELECTED: Rory Blaisdell — 216 votes
  • No — 201
  • Abstentions — 45
  • ELECTED: Adrien Neret — 233 votes
  • No — 184
  • Abstentions — 45
  • ELECTED: Mikael Clement — 291 votes
  • No — 127
  • Abstentions — 43
  • ELECTED: Matthew Litwin — 284 votes
  • No — 136
  • Abstentions — 43

Association Presidents

John Molson Marketing Association (JMMA)

  • ELECTED: Felix Lorrain-Hamel — 66 votes
  • No — 5
  • Abstentions — 13

John Molson Human Resources and Management Association (JHMA)

  • ELECTED: Caroline Breton — 33 votes
  • No – 5
  • Abstentions – 6

John Molson Accounting Society (JMAS)

  • ELECTED: Sebastian Molina Calvo — 100
  • No — 5
  • Abstentions — 21

Finance & Investment Students’ Association (FISA)

  • ELECTED: Ryan Meredith — 98 votes
  • No — 14
  • Abstentions — 26

John Molson Supply Chain & Business Technology Association (JSBA)

  • ELECTED: Maritza Olivieri — 35 votes
  • No — 4
  • Abstentions — 6

John Molson International Business Association (JMIBA)

  • ELECTED: Pauline Leroux — 45 votes
  • No — 1
  • Abstentions — 5

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