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2021-2022 TEAM


A picture of the CCSS board member Sarah Ali

Hi there!

I’m Sarah! I’m a third year CS student specializing in business and management. I love punk rock, my beautiful cat and making people laugh. When I get the chance, I love painting and devouring the YA fiction section of my local library. I’m really excited to be a part of the CCSS this year!

Sarah Ali
President sarah.ali@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Erica Li

Hi there!

I'm Erica, and I'm in my second year of BCS. I like going on bike rides, discovering new music, and im always down for a hackathon. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out!

Erica Li
Vice-President erica.li@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Veronica Yung

Hi there!

I'm a first year IMD student and I have a BIG passion for Burger King and game design. In my free time I absolutely love playing Ultimate Frisbee and taking care of my speedy turtle.

Veronica Yung
Director of Social veronica.yung@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Matthew MacRae-Bovell

Hi there!

I’m a 4th year student with an interest in web development, system design, and cloud infrastructure. I love working on side projects and If you have any questions, I would love to talk!

Matthew MacRae-Bovell
Director of Academics matthew.macraebovell@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Zara Ali

Hi there!

I'm Zara, a second year who still hasn't stepped foot on campus. I use way too many Discord Nitro emojis and spend most of the day listening to music of different languages. I'm famously nocturnal, so come find me on the CCSS Discord!

Zara Ali
Director of Community zara.ali@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Victor Li

Hi there!

I'm a second-year student, majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Mathematics. I'm also an avid photographer and gamer. If you have any questions or want to reach out to me, email or DM me though discord!!!

Victor Li
Director of Finance victor.li@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Aaditya Chopra

Hi there!

I’m Aaditya (you can just call me Adi), currently in my third year majoring in Computer Science. I love music, long walks, bike rides and coding! Got a question, comment, joke or anything? Feel free to reach out!

Aaditya Chopra
Communications aaditya.chopra@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Jake Diedrich

Hi there!

Hey guys! I'm Jake a second year student in BCS in the Game Development Stream. I enjoy playing games, listening to music, and everything tech! Any questions? Feel free to reach out!

Jake Diedrich
Communications jake.diedrich@ccss.carleton.ca

2020-2021 TEAM


A picture of the CCSS board member William So

Hi there!

I am a fourth-year student majoring in Computer Science: Algorithms and minoring in Mathematics. I write code, music, and insane plot twists. Focused on growing the society to meet student needs. Reach out anytime!

William So
President william.so@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Jerry Liu

Hi there!

I'm a third year computer science student in the game dev stream. I love to chat with people, even though I have headphones on a lot. If you have any questions, let me know!

Jerry Liu
Vice-President jerry.liu@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Malcolm Smith

Hi there!

Hey! I am a second year student deeply interested in all things computers. You can find me most of the time in the lounge, or at our events! Feel free to introduce yourself! I use arch btw.

Malcolm Smith
Director of Social malcolm.smith@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Alexa De Grandmont

Hi there!

I’m in my final year of Comp Sci honours, pursuing minors in math and linguistics. I love Python, Discrete Math, NLP, and everything Japanese. If you wanna talk courses, research, anime, or anything in between, hmu!

Alexa De Grandmont
Director of Academics alexa.degrandmont@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Tiffany Lau

Hi there!

I am a 3rd-year student in the software engineering stream! I love meeting people and making a positive social impact! If you ever want to get involved with CCSS activities, please feel free to reach out to me!

Tiffany Lau
Director of Community tiffany.lau@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Matthew M-B

Hi there!

I’m a 3rd year student with an interest in web development, system design, and cloud infrastructure. I love working on side projects and If you have any questions, I would love to talk!

Matthew M-B
Director of Finance matthew.macraebovell@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Chantal Brousseau

Hi there!

Hello all! I’m a 4th-year student studying history and comp sci! I'm interested in data analysis and UI/UX Design, and beyond CS, I'm a passionate maker with a particular penchant for DIY keyboards and knitting-- you can usually find me in the CCSS Lounge with a project in hand!

Chantal Brousseau
Administrator chantal.brousseau@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Sarah Ali

Hi there!

I’m Sarah! I’m a third year CS student specializing in business and management. I love punk rock, my beautiful cat and making people laugh. When I get the chance, I love painting and devouring the YA fiction section of my local library. I’m really excited to be a part of the CCSS this year!

Sarah Ali
Communications sarah.ali@ccss.carleton.ca

2019-2020 TEAM


A picture of the CCSS board member William So

Hi there!

I am a third year computer science student in the software engineering stream. Interests include pointless fun facts and bad puns. Don't hesitate to contact me if you want to chat!

William So
President william.so@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Matthew M-B

Hi there!

I’m a 2nd year student with an interest in web development, cloud infrastructure, and internet security. You'll often find me helping with events or trying to level up my programming skills. If you have any questions, I would love to talk!

Matthew M-B
Vice-President matthew.macraebovell@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Tiffany Lau

Hi there!

I’m a 2nd year student in the software engineering stream. Music is my passion and I love meeting people. If you ever want to get involved with CCSS events, feel free to reach out to me!

Tiffany Lau
Director of Social tiffany.lau@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Adam Payzant

Hi there!

I'm a third year in the general stream. Most people call me Tennessee. I have a deep love for anything open source as well as absurd and impractical solutions to dumb problems. i use arch btw.

Adam Payzant
Director of Academics adam.payzant@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Faareha Khalid

Hi there!

I'm going into my third year but CS is my second undergraduate degree ! If you're a mature student, doing a 2nd+ degree, a woman in CS, or want me to address anything related to inclusivity, reach out ! I'm here to represent you.

Faareha Khalid
Director of Inclusion faareha.khalid@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Ben Karstad

Hi there!

Third year student and second time Treasurer. Fascinated with database and network infrastructure. If you see me in the lounge or at events, please come say hi.

A picture of the CCSS board member Chantal Brousseau

Hi there!

I’m a 3rd student studying history and comp sci! I’m most interested in database programming and UI/UX Design. Aside from that, I’m easy to find around campus; when not in class you can find me in the CCSS Lounge or gym.

Chantal Brousseau
Administrator chantal.brousseau@ccss.carleton.ca

2018-2019 TEAM


A picture of the CCSS board member Elisa Kazan

Hi there!

I’m a 4th year student in the mobile stream, focusing on iOS development. I’m always interested in chatting about conferences/events, CS education and improving the CS community. 🌻 is my fav emoji

Elisa Kazan
President elisa.kazan@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Aidan Crowther

Hi there!

I'm a fourth year computer science major, with a special focus on web and embedded programming. Feel free to talk to me about how Python isn't the best language.

Aidan Crowther
Vice-President aidan.crowther@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member William So

Hi there!

I am a 2nd-year computer science student in the software engineering stream. You will often find me in the CCSS lounge, either studying or debating about the most scintillating nothings of today

William So
VP Social william.so@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Forest Anderson

Hi there!

I’m a 4th year boi in game dev. I like game jams, security CTFs, and running things. If you have any question, I would love to talk! 🌳🌳🌳

Forest Anderson
VP Academics forest.anderson@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Ben Karstad

Hi there!

Second year in the general stream. I enjoy the problem solving and procedural aspects of programming. If you see a 6ft tall 12 year-old, dressed fancier than he ought to, it's probably me.

2017-2018 TEAM


A picture of the CCSS board member Elisa Kazan

Hi there!

I am a 3rd year student in the mobile stream, co-lead for CUHacking and head delegate for CUSEC. I’m energetic, outgoing and love to get involved with events and CS outreach.

Elisa Kazan
President elisa.kazan@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Tyler Fleming

Hi there!

I'm a 3rd year student in the Computer and Internet Security stream. I enjoy cooking and video games.

Tyler Fleming
Vice-President tyler.fleming@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Richard Ositashvili

Hi there!

I'm a second year comp sci student. I love going to hackathons and meeting wonderful people. I like programming and may occasionally engage in political discourse. TLDR; I'm just here for a good time.

Richard Ositashvili
VP Social richard.ositashvili@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Bernard Laveaux

Hi there!

I’m a 3rd year student in the computer and internet security stream. I’m a former Wealthsimple and Shopify intern interested in designing unique and useful software libraries and services, like Ruby gems and small projects.

Bernard Laveaux
VP Academics Fall bernard.laveaux@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Liz Davies

Hi there!

I’m a 2nd/3rd year student in the Software Engineering Stream and a graduate of the BMus program at Mount Allison University. When not in class you’ll often see me trying to level up my skills in communicating, coding, or music.

Liz Davies
VP Academics Winter liz.davies@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Forest Anderson

Hi there!

I’m a 3rd year student the game development stream. I like things such as video games and poutine. I have worked with in the GIGL lab with Dr. David Mould. I also do photography and VFX.

Forest Anderson
Treasurer matthew.macraebovell@ccss.carleton.ca

2016-2017 TEAM


A picture of the CCSS board member Elisa Kazan

Hi there!

I am a 3rd year student in the mobile stream and an LTE software developer intern at Ericsson. I’m energetic, outgoing and love to get involved with events and CS outreach. Tea > Coffee.

Elisa Kazan
President elisa.kazan@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Jack Mccracken

Hi there!

I’m a 3rd year student in the computer & internet security stream. I’m also a software developer intern at Shopify. All that to say, I love computer science and the computer science community.

Jack Mccracken
Vice-President jack.mccracken@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Forest Anderson

Hi there!

I’m a 2nd year student the game development stream. I like things such as video games and poutine. Over the summer, I worked at Carleton in the GIGL lab. I also like photography and VFX.

Forest Anderson
VP Social forest.anderson@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Matt Diener

Hi there!

I am a fourth year student in the algorithms stream (no longer offered :( ). I like making music and competing in programming competitions.This is going to be a great year so make sure to get involved and have lots of fun!

Matt Diener
VP Academics matt.diener@ccss.carleton.ca
A picture of the CCSS board member Andrew Morris

Hi there!

I'm in the business systems stream. I’ve done a great deal of volunteer work pertaining to the lounge and technical resources. Coffee is what keeps me going.

Andrew Morris
Treasurer andrew.morris@ccss.carleton.ca