MEET THE TEAM
Jade is a student at the University of Guelph, with her undergrad in Biological Engineering and a minor in Math. As President, she is responsible for maintaining team cohesion and leading ESSCO toward reaching long-term goals. This year she hopes to keep ESSCO’s resources member-centered and ensure the members always have an active voice in council decisions.
Hey everyone! I'm Vincent Vuong, the Vice-President Advocacy. I'm going into my fourth year of Civil Engineering at York University. As VP Advocacy, I manage ESSCO's Working Groups, doing research to improve the engineering experience across Ontario as well as other various ESSCO advocacy efforts. I love to bike, as well as game (a bit too much) in my spare time!
Hey Y'all, My name is Prasad and am a third year structural engineering student from Ryerson University. I am the Vice President Services for the 2021-2022 term. As the Vice President Services, I coordinate with 4 Conference Organizing Committees on behalf of ESSCO to ensure members receive the best possible conference experience. In addition, my portfolio requires the management of 4 commissioners: Outreach, Sustainability, Sports and Esports.
Hiya! I'm Erin Lui-Hing, the Vice-President of Communications, I'm going into my second year of Biomedical and Electrical Engineering at Carleton University. I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family, and cooking. As well as yoga and finding new shows to binge in my free time. As VP Communications I do my best to make sure our ESSCO Community is kept up-to-date about ESSCO business and events as well as keeping clear communication internally between ESSCO members.
Hey! My name is José Barragán and I'm be the VP Finance and Administration for ESSCO. I'm a third year chemical engineering student at the University of Ottawa. As the title says, my jobs is to handle finances and other important logistical aspects for ESSCO for this year along with the rest of the council!
"Howdy! My name is Megan Suchon and I am this year's Provincial Councillor. This is my third time around the sun in regards to ESSCO, I keep coming back because I love the community this organization creates. For those who don't know me, I am an avid hiker/backpacker, advocate for sustainable practices within engineering and I know all the words to nick jonas "introducing me" from camp rock two.
My job is to act as an advisory role for both council and BoD, so don't hesitate to reach out to me if you need anything!"
What's up? My name is Oswald Lawson, and I am heading into my fourth year of studies in Mechatronic Systems Engineering at Western University. In my free time, I like to listen to music and do some biking. As the BoD Chair, I schedule and organize the meetings for the ESSCO Council!
Hey! My name is Jessica Kerr and I am the Outreach Commissioner this year! I am going into my second year of Mechanical Engineering with a dual degree in Computer Science at Western! As Outreach Commissioner I work to provide the best experiences, events, and connections between engineering and high school students throughout the province!
Hi there! I'm Christine and I'm a second year student majoring in Electrical Engineering while also pursuing a minor in Music and Culture at Ryerson University. I enjoy reading, listening to music, and keeping Netflix in business. With the quarantine, I picked up baking and solving puzzles! Being the Marketing Commissioner for this school year, I hope to help inform all the students across Ontario about the amazing opportunities, events, and conferences ESSCO has to offer!
Hey! I'm Philip Thomas, the current I.T Commissioner. At the moment, I have started my third year in Computer Engineering at York University. I enjoy working out, playing instruments and creating businesses. As the I.T Commissioner, I will be responsible for maintaining all the webpages ESSCO owns, and overlooking all technical needs.
Hello! I am Fikunmi Kilanko, the 2021-22 Partnerships Commissioner for ESSCO. I am going into my third year in Mechanical Engineering and Computing Technology at the University of Ottawa. I am an avid fantasy reader, and also compete in debates in my spare time. It's my job to find and maintain partnerships that further ESSCO's pillars and support the students we represent.
Hello! I am Ben Leeder, the ESSCO Esports Commissioner, I am going into my third year of Chemical Engineering at the University of Ottawa. I enjoy my time both behind the screen gaming as well as outside doing various water sports. As the Esports Commissioner I will do my best to host various events throughout the year to grow the ESSCO gaming community.
My name is Anjaliya, and I am ESSCO's Inclusivity Commissioner for the 2021-2022 Year. I'm currently in my 5th year at the University of Ottawa, studying Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry. In my role of Inclusivity Commissioner this year, I will be facilitating ESSCO initiatives, EDI training, and act as a resource and a liaison for the ESSCO Executive Team and other EDI professionals to help ensure we are contributing to an inclusive, accessible and equitable environment. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with the people I care about, such as picnics or hikes, and dyeing my hair fun colours.
My name’s Finlay and I’m in my 2nd year of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering at Carleton. I love skiing, canoe tripping and pretty much any outdoor activity. Please be nice to the environment!
French Marketing Director
Hello, I'm Nicholas Morin. I'm the co-french director for ESSCO. Specifically, I will be working on website translations this year. I'm a third year software engineering student at the University of Ottawa.
French Marketing Director
Salut! Hi! I'm Sarra Torjemane, one of this year's french directors and I'm finishing my third year of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ottawa. I like learning new languages and traveling (when we're not in the middle of a pandemic!). I also enjoy landscape photography. As a French Director, I like to make sure that all of our social media posts get translated, and that the information is also available to our French-speaking community!
Hey there! My name is Kyle Spackman, the Graphics Director for 2021/22. I am in my second year of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at Western University and aside from designing, I am happy to be playing varsity squash for the school. I am excited to bring my graphic design skills to our ESSCO Community through a variety of media platforms.
WORKING GROUP CHAIRS
VP FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION