Treasurer Ricardo Acuña
Ricardo Acuña has been Treasurer of the AASUA since 2015. Before becoming Treasurer Ricardo served the AASUA in numerous capacities including on the Finance Committee and the Bylaws Amendment Committee, as chair of the Personnel Committee and the TRAS committee, and as chair of the TRAS bargaining team and ARC.
Ricardo has been Executive Director of the Parkland Institute – a public policy research institute at the University of Alberta – since May 2002. He has a degree in Political Science and History from the University of Alberta, is a regular media commentator on public policy issues, and writes a column on provincial affairs for VueWeekly in Edmonton. He is currently Chair of Oxfam Canada and is an advisor to the Next Up Youth Leadership Programs in Edmonton and Calgary.