Cristina Ilnitchi wins AMS VP External

Cristina Ilnitchi has beat out competitors Mishal Tahir and S.G. Krishna in the race for AMS VP External.

“I'm so excited — I’m overwhelmed by the opportunity,” said Ilnitchi, visibly overcome with emotion. “I thank my friends and my mentors for this opportunity to lead me and to help me out and to show me the ropes of what student advocacy actually means.”

Ilnitchi ran with a platform focused on affordability, access and wellbeing, including issues such as advocating for increased funding for open educational resources, policy 131 implementation accountability and student mental health funding.

When asked what she would do first, Ilnitchi was candid.

“I’m going to drink a cold one and get ready, get ready for an amazing year.”