Vice-President Student Affairs

Shayla Breen

Phone: (403) 440-6407



Shayla Breen is your elected Vice-President Student Affairs 2018-2019 for SAMRU. She has been an active student since 2015, and is working towards her Bachelors of Business Administration degree with a major in Human Resources and a minor in Social Innovation.

Shayla has been a strong advocate for mental health on the MRU Campus. Shayla’s role has been being Vice-President of the Students’ Distresses Centre Club, a New Student Orientation Leader, a Peer to Peer Mental Health Educator, and a governor of the Student Governing Board of SAMRU. Shayla is passionate about breaking down barriers to post-secondary education and creating an inclusive environment.

Outside of her academic life, Shayla has a passion for horses, which includes annually riding as a Ranch Girl for the Calgary Stampede Rodeo. She is also a fan of Marvel Comics but holds a special place in her heart for Captain America.

Shayla’s priorities for this year include mental health advocacy, student space advocacy, and helping to facilitate a supportive and meaningful student experience.

Her office door is always open so be sure to stop by.

SAMRU Committees

  • Board Building Work Group
  • ED Personnel Work Group
  • Wisdom Council (chair)

MRU Committees

  • Cannabis Policy Working Group
  • New Student Orientation Implementing Committee
  • Sustainability Committee
  • Valedictorian Selection Committee

External Committees

  • Calgary Regional Post-Secondary Mental Health Coordinating Committee
  • Healthy Campus Fall Wellness Summit Advisory Committee