Justin D'Souza (First Year Tech Fund Representative)
Justin is a first-year MI student in the User Experience Design concentration. He recently completed his undergraduate degree in Criminology at the University of Toronto. Currently, Justin serves as the First-Year Tech Fund Representative. He is very open to hearing any ideas from students about information, communication, or technology needs that will support the iSchool. These ideas can range from purchasing a non-programmable calculator to funding a series of events.
In his spare time, Justin enjoys watching Real Madrid dominate the Champions League. He is also one of the nation’s leading experts in anything soccer-related. If you see him, come say hi and test his knowledge.
The First Year Student Tech Fund Representative (FY-STFR) is elected in September and holds the position for a full year and attends and contributes to all MISC meetings and is allotted one vote. The FY-STFR helps propose and track purchases made with the Student Tech Fund, while also reporting before MISC about purchases and asking for MISC approval on purchases exceeding $3,000. The FY-STFR will also attend Student Tech Fund committee meetings, which are comprised of MI and MMst tech fund members and may include faculty and IT supervisors.