ECSLC Steering Committee Co-Chair
Philippe Ferland
Philippe is a fifth year student from Oromocto, New Brunswick pursing a degree in psychology, Great Books and political science. He is this year’s St. Thomas University Students’ Union President and sits as a Co-Chair of the Steering Committee for the 2017 East Coast Student Leadership Conference.



ECSLC Member at Large
Matt LeBlanc
Matt is a fourth year student pursuing double honours in Political Science and Great Books at St. Thomas University. He is Vice President Administration of the St. Thomas University Students’ Union, the Student Chair of the Campus Trust health insurance company, and competes with STU’s American Moot Court team. Matt plays the tenor and alto saxophones in both the Thomists Swing Band and STU Jazz and is an actor for Theatre St. Thomas.


Concurrent Sessions Sub-Committee
Elizabeth Tuck
Elizabeth is a second-year student from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador who is pursuing degrees in Human Rights and Political Science. She sits as the co-chair of the Concurrent Sessions and Keynote Speakers Committee.



Concurrent Sessions Sub-Committee
Kathleen Rankin

Kathleen is from Kingston, Ontario. She recently graduated from St. Thomas University with a BA in International Relations and Human Rights. Throughout her years at STU, she was involved in many leadership opportunities, including being a part of in-residence house committee, volunteering as a welcome week leader, taking part in STU’s Peer Mentoring program, and co-founding an international volunteer trip club-chapter on campus. As a co-chair of the concurrent sessions committee, she is excited to bring notable keynote and student presenters to the ECSLC!


Communication Sub-Committee
Abigail Yaxuan Wu

Abigail is an international student from China. She is studying Psychology and Communication and Public Policy. She is the president of the Chinese Association at STU, as well as the secretary for the International Student Association.



Communications Sub-Committee
Victoria Da Silva
Victoria is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a fourth year student pursuing a double major in Gerontology and Psychology. Some of  her leadership experience includes, being involved in her residence’s house committee, being the Head Welcome Week Leader of her residences welcome week, being a peer mentor as well as being the Shinerama Coordinator for St. Thomas University.




Finance Sub-Committee
Ryan Dickson
Ryan is a 20-year-old student from Miramichi, New Brunswick honoring in Economics at St. Thomas University. He is involved at St. Thomas as a member of the Men’s Volleyball team, the secretary of the Economics Society, and volunteers with the Athletes’ Reading Program for elementary students as well.



Finance Sub-Committee
Erickson Miranda
Erickson is an international student from Nicaragua. He is in his second year, planning to major in Political Science and International Relations. He is currently a student leader working as the treasurer for the St. Thomas University International Students Association. He is also the co-chair of the Finance and Budget Sub-Committee for the 2017 East Coast Student Leadership Conference.


Logistic Sub-committee
Robyn Metcalfe

Robyn is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is currently working towards a double major in Sociology and Psychology, and a double minor in Cultural Anthropology and Human Rights. She holds the position of Logistics Committee co-chair, and around campus, she is also co-president of the Global Brigades Chapter, senior mentor for the Peer Mentoring Program, an at-large representative on the St. Thomas University Student Union, and a member of the Best Buddies and Rotaract programs.


Logistic Sub-committee 
Ori Cirdudi De Sola
Ori is an international student from Venezuela. She is in her third year looking to obtain a double major in International Relations and Economics with a Minor in Business. This school year she was chosen to be the president of Enactus UNB/STU and a co-chair for ECSLC!



Social Sub-Committee
Katie Munn

Katie grew up in Quispamsis, NB, and is now living in Fredericton. She is a recent Bachelor of Arts graduate from STU with a double major in Psychology/Criminology, and she is currently enrolled in the School of Social Work here at STU. On campus, she has been involved as a peer mentor, and she is a co-chair for the ECSLC Social Sub-Committee.


Social Sub-Committee
Wasiimah Joomun
Wasiimah is one of the co-chairs for the Social Sub-Committee for this year’s East Coast Student Leadership Conference (ECSLC). She is a full-time international student at St. Thomas University who is from Mauritius. She will be in her second year this fall, and she is thinking of doing a double major in both Psychology and Criminology, and a minor in Sociology.