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Rodney Diverlus As the President of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), Diverlus is in charge of the school’s expansive student union. He manages the team of vice presidents, and the mountains of student groups that fall under the RSU’s large umbrella. Together, the RSU represents the university’s 20,000 undergraduate students.

Adam Kahan As Vice President, University Advancement, Adam Kahan oversees fundraising through Ryerson’s network of alumni and donors, and also manages the Alumni Relations unit, which he has worked to improve over his nine years with the school. It is also Kahan’s job to maintain the school’s relationships with its many supporters.

Julia Hanigsberg As the Vice President of Administration and Finance, Julia Hanigsberg is, put simply, in charge of the university’s money. Additionally, Hanigsberg manages the rest of the school’s executives and reports solely to the president. She is also one of Ryerson’s most active twitter users.

Sheldon Levy As president of the university, Levy manages the school’s extensive administration and team of vice presidents as well as making numerous appearances throughout the city as a spokesperson for the university. He’s also the mastermind behind much of Ryerson’s recent growth into Toronto and his so-called master plan has been the backbone of Ryerson’s philosophy since his inauguration in 2005.

Hossein Rahnama Hossein Rahnama is the Research Director of the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at Ryerson, the university’s research and development branch. Rahnama is in charge of finding industry partners for the myriad of DMZ projects in addition to being in charge of the research team for Flybits, one of the DMZ’s most successful projects, which works on numerous innovations in the realm of mobile computing.

Elisabeth Stroback As Executive Lead, Capital Projects and Real Estate on campus, Elisabeth Stroback is the person in charge of the swaths of new and future buildings popping up on and around campus. Stroback manages the teams of workers on these projects and handles Ryerson’s current real estate portfolio.

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