About the Society and the People Behind it

About the SSSS

Our mission is to represent students in the Software Systems Program at SFU.

We help students by addressing Issues and Concerns between the students and faculty, building Community in and around our society, and sharing Resources provided by students and external organizations.

Our voice has inflenced and improved our Education. Our reach extends to over 700 students, and our annual Hackathon has over 500 registrations. We have funded conference fees, created Career Opportunities, and shared insights and materials to help students in their courses.

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Seb D'Ssssnake


Known for being a great coder, Seb is also celebrated for their kindness, leadership, and love for coffee. When not at their desk f̶i̶x̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶a̶n̶o̶t̶h̶e̶r̶ ̶b̶u̶g̶ building their next great idea, Seb can be found playing video games, attending hackathons, and going to SoSy events!

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John Ordoyo


Discord: megarage9000#8397

Instagram: @johnordoyo

Sup homies, my name is John Ordoyo and I am the SSSS president for the 2022 - 2023 term! I am hoping to bring a stronger sense of community in SoSy with my leadership and my wonderful team! You can find me getting pumps at the gym, playing random sports, or fiddling around with Unity. If you see me around don't hesitate to say hi to me!

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Art Yang

Vice President

Discord: ThouArt#3039

Instagram: @myname_is_art

Hello Sosy! I am currently in my fourth year and I will be your vice president for 2022 - 2023. I will be ensuring the smooth operations within the society so we can bring you many opportunities and help in the semesters. Outside of school, I like to read manga, cook, play piano and video games terribly (ie LoL, Valorant, Genshin), or learn about random topics on the internet. If you see me on campus, please come say hi! You can also add me on Discord(ThouArt#3039) or Instagram for advice or just talk about random things :)

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Joshua Li


Heyo! My name is Joshua and I’ll be the Secretary this year. I'm looking forward to bringing some order to our Google Drive and pulling out all the team management software to keep the exec team organized. In my free time I enjoy listening to podcasts and playing video games that people have told me are good. Ask me for highly specific book recommendations.

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Kevin Chen


Hello, my name is Kevin and I am the Treasurer for the SSSS this year. I’ll be making sure that we have enough funds to run cool events and activities for Software Systems students year-round. Otherwise, I spend my free time playing video games or taking daily walks around my neighbourhood like an elderly person. I look forward to seeing you all at our events soon!

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Ethan Chou

Director of Activities

Instagram: @happyasian.man

Hello everyone, My name is Ethan and I am one of the Directors of Activities in charge of planning events on behalf of the SSSS this year. While I’m not suffering through school I’m playing video games, watching Netflix or anime and hiking/walking when the weather cooperates. If you want to connect, shoot me a message on Instagram @happyasian.man :))

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Randy Letran

Director of Activities

Hey! I’m Randy, one of the Directors of Activities this year. I love working with people and creativity in all forms; I video edit, write, and dabble with adobe products in my spare time. It’ll be a pleasure to work with you all!

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Jerry Deng

Director of Marketing

Discord: ricyboi#4777

LinkedIn: Jerrydngzh

Instagram: @jerrydngzh

Hey! I’m Jerry and I’m the Director of Marketing for the SSSS. You might’ve seen me on our discord server as “jjerry (dir. of marketing)”. Some of the things I do include promoting events, managing our social media platforms, and as well as pinging @everyone in our discord server for big events 😎. In my spare time I like to cook, read, dragonboat, and bike around Vancouver. If you want to connect, feel free to shoot me a msg on discord (ricyboi#4777), connect with me on linkedin , or follow me on instagram.

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Gahee Kim

Director of Visual Design

Hellooo my name is Gahee Kim and I’m this year’s Director of Visual Design. My job is to make things not uncomfortable to look at… lol.. I really like playing on Photoshop, watching anime, and watching other people play Minecraft. Fun fact: I crocheted the bunny I’m holding in my photo but I had to crochet a mask for it because I accidentally got eyeshadow on its face…

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Mekdim Dereje

Internal Representative

Discord: Mek#6937

Hello! My name is Mekdim and I am the Internal Representative for the 2022-2023 term. I’m here to help out the team and make sure things run smoothly within the society. I love jamming to hip hop and playing video games in my spare time. Add me on discord and say wassup B) Mek#6937

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Ben Djukastein

4th Year Representative

Discord: Fire#7106

LinkedIn: bendjukastein

Ben here, and I’m your 4th year rep this year. I’m planning on revamping our room 4016 with some new amenities and free snacks, building out our website, pushing for more funding for SSSS events from the SFSS and FAS, standing up for student issues and concerns, and generally being available in the room on Wednesday and Friday afternoons over the summer before taking a Fall co-op. I’m grateful to be here :)

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Jamie Chin

Discord: bub#4301

Third Year Representative

Hello! My name is Jamie Chin and I’m the 3rd year rep this year. Some of my hobbies include playing Valorant, badminton, watching anime, and playing with makeup. Shoot me a message on discord bub#4301 if you have any questions or concerns about the SSSS (or just want to chat about anything else) and I would love to help! :D

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John Reyes

Discord: Ran#9526

Second Year Representative

Howdy! I’m the second year representative for the SSSS, albeit AFK thanks to coop ;-; I was initially a CS major, but transferred over to skip MACM 316 ;) Feel free to stalk me on my socials or message me on discord Ran#9526; I’m down to chat about anything related to web development, entrepreneurship, content creation, and anime!

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Iris Au-Yeung

First year Representative

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Gurmehar Singh

SFSS Council Representative


Hello everyone, I am the SFSS Council Representative for Software Systems this year. I am responsible in representing the students currently enrolled in the SSSS to the Simon Fraser Student Council. So, if anyone has any questions or points that need to brought forward, feel free to contact me via discord at Gurmehar#3845. Even if any of you want to discuss course material, NBA or just music in general feel free to give me a shout, and I would love to chat.

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