Committee

Biomedicine Students' Society 2018 Committee

Co-Presidents: Erene Sakabetis & Sean Yip

Erene and Sean are the faces of our society; they coordinate the rest of the team. With great communication skills and the role of overseeing the operation of the BSS, they enthusiastically work with the Student Union and the MDHS Faculty to manage the society and ensure its smooth functioning. They have the answer to everything!


Secretary: Kimberley Cao

Kimberley is our “sexy” secretary; she collaborates the work of the team. Well organized and meticulous, she knows exactly what everyone is doing and is your first point of call. She takes our important meeting minutes, archives our special documents, responds to mountains of emails, and happily fills out the forms.


Treasurer: Tony Gao

Tony manages the financial position of the society and facilitates spending. With a keen eye for detail, his efficient role is crucial to the functioning of the BSS. Not only does he monitor our accounts, but he also budgets for events, coordinates costs, and determines where our money goes. Money never sleeps!


Social Officer: Sebastian Mensink

Seb is the event manager of the BSS; bringer of positive vibes and excitement. An experienced event attendee, he is the one to liaise with to discuss upcoming society events and also to market future events. He is always open to fresh new event ideas and sponsorship deals, constantly coordinating with Pubs, Clubs, and DJ’s.


Education Officer: Alex Diaz

Alex is your educational liason. He organises the BSS study groups, the Peer Advice sessions, and Dean’s Focus Groups. As a role model and the go-to guy for for study support, you will see Alex year round assisting students with the most important side of University: the academic side. Regularly conversing with the MDHS & lecturers, he is the one who makes certain that the BSS Cocktail Night isn’t running the night before your mid-semester test!


Publications Officer: Joanne Liu

Joanne is the society’s publicity manager. She handles all things design and graphic related, including our event ticket designs and also helps with our posters, the annual ball and all our other social events. For all promotional material questions and queries about any of the publications of the BSS, Joanne is the one to speak to!


Third Year Representatives:

Honey Baseri, Kathleen Brew, Phil Lee


Second Year Representatives:

Georgia Carney, James Lin, Joe Say, Joy Wang, Kamol Kin, Ronan Petersen


First Year Representatives:

Pending election


The Society Representatives, or “Reps” are a vital part of our team. Their role is to represent our society, communicating with their cohort, announce events, assist with ticket sales and to supply other important information to students. They need to be a well integrated member of the Biomedicine community, working collaboratively with each other to collect, collate, and convey student opinions. We elect our five new First Year Reps being early in the year at a special meeting after our much antipacted annual cAMP.


Biomed Bear

Biomed Bear is the Official Mascot of the Biomedicine Students’ Society. Currently undertaking his ninth year in Biomedicine, and having attended every event since the establishment of the BSS, Biomed Bear is your go to guy for anything Biomed related! To keep up to date, make sure you follow Biomed Bear on Facebook and Instagram!

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