Co-Chairs


Lindsay Kruitwagen

Heya! I’m Lindsay and I’m one of the Co-Chairs for Orientation this year! I’m going into my 4th year, studying Biological Anthropology and Social-Cultural Anthropology. Camping and summer camp run through my veins so it’s no surprise that Orientation is just as close to my heart!

Michelle Beyn

Hiya! I’m Michelle, the second half of the Orientation Co-Chair team! I’m going into my 4th year studying Neuroscience and Psychology, and Orientation is my favourite week of every year! My favourite show is Game of Thrones, but it took me 2 months to be able to continue watching after S3E9.


Executives


Kirsten McAuliffe

My name is Kirsten, I'm going into fourth year Sociology and Human Geo. I'm running Design, Social Media and Red and White! This summer I re-took a beginners surfing lesson for the 12th time. I have not improved.

Olivia Yoshimoto

Hi hello, I'm Olivia! I'm in my 3rd year studying Animal Physio as well as Ecology and Evolutionary Bio. During Orientation I'm in charge of Doin' it in the Dot, Social Media and Red & White! I dragon boat here with New Dragons, and I could talk about it for hours if you'd let me!

Kaitlyn Ferreira

Hi I'm Kaitlyn, a third year student double majoring in Cell and Systems Biology and Human Biology! You'll see me running Doin' It In the Dot, Adventure Valley and Social Media Orientation. If you like music hit me up - I've been making mixtapes for my friends under the name DJ Kaity F since the seventh grade!

Loan Tran

Hi! I'm Loan, a 4th year Molecular Bio and Human Bio double major! I'm running Meals, Club Night Alternative and Charity! My house is currently filled with 59 different candles.

Amanda Tallon

Hey y’all, I’m Amanda, and I’m going into my fourth year, studying Health & Disease and Physiology! This Orientation, I’m in charge of Registration, Red Carpet, and Midnight Madness. If you ever have the opportunity to play me in Endless Lakes be warned; you’ll never beat me. Never.

Abishaya Prabaharan

My name is Abby and I’m a 4th year Rotman Commerce student. I am involved with running Finance, Sponsorship and Amazing Race. I can't stand the taste of onions, and spend most of my life picking them out!

Sameer Rai

My name is Sameer and I'm a 4th year in pharmacology and psychology. I am helping run Bring it On, Explore UC and Midnight Madness. I love food, it's the best way to befriend me!

Michelle Kieu

I'm Michelle, a 5th year UC student studying English, Math and Drama. For Orientation Week, I'll be working on Meals and Explore UC. I also laugh at my own jokes so you don't have to!

Dan Proctor

I'm Dan, a 4th year Economics and Cinema Studies double major. I'm running sound, sponsorship, and Adventure Valley. Last year I watched 207 different movies.

Carina Conceição

I'm Carina, a 4th year Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Cognitive Science double major. The events I'm involved with are Club Night, Explore UC and Amazing Race. I want to pet every single dog.

Willa Ratz

Hey! I'm Willa, and I'm going into my third year in Chemistry with a minor in Biomaterials and Visual Design. I'll be working on Design and Meals for Orientation! I love outdoor activities of all kinds, but downhill skiing is my favourite; I used to race for team Ontario, and I'm a certified downhill coach!

Mitchell Jaramillo

Hello friends, I’m Mitchell! I’m going into my fourth year in English and Media Studies. For Orientation, I’m in charge of Move in Day, Adventure Valley, and Tradition! Also, I haven’t met anyone who appreciates Donald Glover more than I do so hit me up if that’s your vibe!

Zoe Shuster

Hi! My name is Zoe and I’m going into my fourth year studying Evolutionary Anthropology, English, and History. For Orientation my events are Meals, Club Night Alternative, and Scavenger Hunt! Fun Fact: I've switched my major four separate times in the last three years.

Stephen Zhang

I’m Stephen, I just finished my third year and pursuing an Economics and Statistics double major. My events for Orientation are Finance, Sponsorship and Red Carpet! Last summer I traveled to Spain and Portugal by myself and planned everything myself!

Dan Alferov

I'm Dan, a third year majoring in Neuroscience and Economics. I'm running Club Night, Parade and Pep Rally, and Midnight Madness. People say I have the same face shape as Ryan Reynolds.

Preveen Sripalan

My name is Preveen and I am a 4th Year Political Science Specialist. I will be running Sound, Parade/Pep Rally, and the Charity Events. Something people don’t know about me is that I attended Ryerson Engineering for 6 weeks before coming to UC!

Ryan Hume

Hi I'm Ryan! I'm a Fourth Year student majoring in Political Science and Philosophy, with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. My events for the week are Open-Mic, Bring it On, and Sound. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and writing poetry.

Tom Piao

I'm Tom, a 5th year student specializing in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. I am running Meals and Amazing race. I made a video commercial in grade 8 and have over 900 views on YouTube!

Paul Schweitzer

Hi, I'm Paul, and I'm a third year archaeology student. I'm running Registration, Open Mic Night, and Red and White. I cannot survive without Nando’s.

Alexander Meile

I’m Alex, 4th year doing a double major in International Relations and European Studies. I’m running Tradition, Parade & Prep Rally and Get Active. I once held Lionel Messi’s signed and worn cleats in my hands. #blessed

Aleksandra Aleksandrova

My name is Aleksandra and I am a 3rd year student double majoring in Health & Disease and Evolutionary Anthropology. I am excited to run Move-in Day, Adventure Valley and Club Night Alternatives. During the summer I spend my free time at spin class or enjoying a good read on primates.