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PRESS RELEASE: By-Election Results for the 2022-23 CFMS Board of Directors
September 05, 2022


September 5, 2022 - The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) is proud to announce the election of the remainder of the 2022-23 Board of Directors by the membership at our Special General Meeting held virtually August 7, 2022. CFMS congratulates all candidates who stood for nomination. The Directors of Indigenous Health positions will be reassessed and filled at a later date after the board is able to hold consultations with key stakeholders. Your 2022-2023 CFMS Board of Directors looks forward to an exciting year ahead.


Emily Macphail, University of Calgary – VP Communications

Mohammad Alqadi, UFMNB – Atlantic Regional Director

Maya Alik, McGill University – Quebec Regional Director

Aidan Goertzen, Northern Ontario School of Medicine – Ontario Regional Director


To recap, the composition of the 2022-23 CFMS Board is:

President: Montana Hackett, Western University

Past-president: Santanna Hernandez, University of Calgary

Vice-President Communications: Emily Macphail, University of Calgary

Vice-President Finance: Zack Chuang, Western University

Director of Education: Danielle Judd, University of Manitoba

Director of Global Health: Khalidha Nasiri, Western University

Director of Government Affairs: Amna Majeed, University of Toronto

Director of Student Affairs: Sara Abdessamie, McGill University

Atlantic Regional Director: Mohammad Alqadi, UFMNB

Quebec Regional Director: Maya Alik, McGill University

Ontario Regional Director(s): 
Aidan Goertzen, Northern Ontario School of Medicine​

Helen Jin, Western University

​​ Western Regional Director(s):
Alvin Qiu, University of British Columbia

Cindy Kalenga, University of Calgary



“We are so excited to kick off our term after AGM on September 16th-17th. Until then feel free to reach out to [email protected] if you need to get in touch with any of the new board members prior to the gaining access to their CFMS email.”

Montana Hackett, 2022-23 CFMS President-Elect

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