2021 SONA representatives

meet your 2021 sona representatives

The SONA team is comprised of an executive committee of four student members and 26 student SONA representatives from accredited universities (or those on the pathway to becoming accredited) across Australia.

It is this team of dedicated students that volunteer their time and energy to make positive things happen for Australian students of architecture.


Leanne Haidar


nicole mesquita-mendes

President Elect

Aremel Tibayan

Vice President – Competitions & Events

Tom Huntingford

Vice President – Member Engagement

australian capital territory

Stephanie Williamson

University of Canberra

new south wales

Alvin Zhu

University of New South Wales

Hanjie xie

University of Sydney

Damini Nichinnamettlu

University of Technology Sydney

Sophia Di Giandomenico

Western Sydney University

Gizelle McKinnon

University of Newcastle

SANA El Chanti

Torrens University

northern territory



Jenny Jan

Charles Darwin University 

Swetha Bhupathi

Charles Darwin University 


Senlina Mayer

Queensland University of Technology

Anna Vladimirov

University of Queensland

Shannon De SOusa

Bond University

Jade Campbell

Torrens University

Aiswarya Nair

Griffith University Gold Coast

south australia

Nhi Trinh

University of Adelaide

reem daou

University of South Australia


Nuri Mohamad

Co-Representative University of Tasmania

Jacob Tripp

Co-Representative University of Tasmania


James Rumanovsky


Varun Hariprakash

Deakin University 

Wendy Lin

University of Melbourne

Tu Truc Nhi Le

Swinburne University

Jemima Savage

Monash University

western australia

Marco Pansini

Curtin University

O'Neil Chon

University of Notre Dame – WA

Riva-Jean Lander

University of Western Australia