Officers & Advisors

Dr. Li-Shih Huang

Chapter Faculty Advisor

  • Contact Email: lshuang@uvic.ca
  • Major: Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics

Lauren Caters

President

Lauren is in her final year of a Chemistry Honours degree with a Minor in Economics. She plans to work towards a career in healthcare with the goal of attending medical school in the near future. Lauren grew up in Victoria and is very passionate about the west coast. She is a committed volunteer in the local as well as global community and recently traveled to Tanzania where she volunteered in an orphanage and at the regional hospital with GapMedic. She is also a committed volunteer at the Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association and Island Sexual Health Society. During her spare time she enjoys sailing, volleyball, and spending time with family and friends. Lauren has previously held the positions of Co-President, Public Relations Director and General Officer. She is very excited to be continuing on as President for the 2018-2019 school year, and is looking forward to what this year has to offer!

Megan Thompson

Public Relations Director

Megan is a third year Hispanic Studies major with a minor in Professional Communication. She aspires to attend law school after finishing her undergraduate degree, and to hopefully work in the field of Indigenous Law. Megan is quite involved with the UVic community thorough her work as the Outreach Director and writer for Her Campus at UVic, and she plans on working this year on Michif language revitalization efforts as a member of the Métis Nation of Greater Victoria. Some of Megan’s hobbies include learning foreign languages, weight lifting, creative writing, and playing the piano. She is looking forward to her work this year as the Public Relations Director, and to volunteering more with the local community.

Kiara Hopkins

Treasurer

Kiara is a third year business student in the Gustavson School of Business. Following business school she hopes to complete her CPA. She has been actively involved in athletics, volunteering, and working as a life guard/swimming instructor at the UVic pool.  During her spare time she enjoys art, guitar, photography, and spending time with family and friends. She hopes to participate in the International Business Exchange Program in her fourth year. She is looking forward to working in the role of Treasurer and being involved in the Golden Key.

Jessika Clark

Secretary

Jessika is in her fourth year of her BSc. Honours Degree with a major in psychology and her end goal is to work in the mental health treatment sector. Jessika grew up on Vancouver Island and loves all the beautiful spots this island has to offer! She loves to travel, doing an exchange semester in South Australia and recently traveling to Indonesia where she volunteered in a Kindergarten teaching english language skills. Jessika volunteers in her own community, focusing much of her efforts towards the Victoria Women’s Transition House and the Victoria Brain Injury Society. During her spare time she enjoys doing yoga and being outside! Jessika is excited to work as the secretary this year for the UVic’s GK chapter and to be involved with the numerous charitable events that the society holds!

Katlin Banack

Fundraising Director

Katlin is in her second year of Economics, and is fulfilling business requirements with the goal of joining the Gustavson School of Business. Katlin grew up in Calgary, but has always loved Vancouver Island due to all the summers spent on the West Coast ever since she can remember. Her love for the Island is one of the many reasons she picked the University of Victoria to pursue her academic goals. Katlin loves working with people and creating positive change in her community. Some recent volunteer experiences include working in the Business office at William Aberhart High School, and Project Serve Day where she volunteered at the Mustard Seed. Katlin is passionate about working with likeminded, diverse, and goal driven people. Working at an investment company over the summer confirmed that business is the path she wants to pursue. She enjoys spending her free time backpacking, hiking, and downhill skiing. She embraces the opportunity to become more involved at UVic, and is excited for more volunteer roles and fundraisers throughout the year. Katlin looks forward to her new involvement with UVic’s Golden Key Chapter and making the most of her university journey!

Chloe Kraemer

General Officer

Brooke MacNab

General Officer

Ashley Deventer

General Officer

Abu Sheriff

General Officer

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