Office Bearers - Cohort 10
The Office Bearers, also recognized as the "executives" of the club work collectively to direct, lead and improve both the members and the club itself. From meetings, to fundraisers and large events, the duties of the office bearers is to manage many of the important club matters in order to obtain a common objective. Currently, there are 10 office bearers, each pertaining to a different executive responsibility, whom collaborate and work together efficiently in order to better the club in every aspect.
Lubna Zaidi Mentor
Ms. Zaidi has worked 23 years as an Educator. Currently she is an Academic Director of World Life Education Centre and also a principal of the same high school. She has been a Mentor of Gavel Clubs around the world since the past 16 years and founded The Voice Gavel Club in Canada fours years back as a volunteer mentor, to help her students improve their communication and leadership skills. She is a DTM of Oxford Toastmasters Club and has attended and conducted many Public Speaking Seminars and hopes to open a public speaking and Leadership unit for all ages in her company. She is a strong leader, who is fair and consistent, which makes everyone around her feel valued. Quote from Ms. Zaidi : 'Learning is a journey from the new to the known'.
Sean Xu Mentor Liaisons
Sean is a grade 12 student currently studying at A.Y Jackson Secondary school. As a mentor liaison, he is responsible for keeping the connection with the presidents and mentor as well as all the gavel club members. He is working closely with the presidents and helping to organize the activity He always brings up the positive energy to the club. Outside of the club, he enjoys playing instruments and doing sports with his friends. He is currently work on his own music piece.
Jerry Fan Co- President
Jerry is a grade 12 student currently studying at Bayview Secondary School. Having been part of the Voice Gavel Club since grade 9, he has shown his responsibility through organizing events such as The Leaves of September. In his free time, Jerry likes to listen to music and play basketball.
Kevin Wang Co- President
Kevin is a grade 12 student currently studying at Bayview Secondary School. As Co-President, he is responsible for overseeing club activities, planning events and socials, and maintaining club unity. He enjoys being involved in his community through volunteering and fundraising He is passionate about the sciences, and he hopes to find a career in the field of medicine. In his free time, he enjoys watching anime and discovering new genres of music.
Howard Gong VP Education
Howard is a grade 12 student currently studying at St. Robert CHS School. As a VP of Education, he is responsible for editing speeches and giving feedback to fellow members. He is very passionate about aerospace engineering, and any other engineering related things. He enjoys road cycling, chess, building random things
Tony Xue Treasurer
Tony is a grade 12 student preparing to go to university. As the treasure of the club, he has the responsibility of overseeing the clubs financial administration, and advice on fundraising. In his spare time, he loves to play video games and badminton
Pearl Zhang VP Membership
Pearl goes to Claude Watson School for the Arts and is currently in grade 8. As VP Membership, she had to is in charge of all the member's information, contacting them if needed. She also has to help the VP Public Relations when needed, for jobs such as editing the website. She enjoys dancing and playing the piano. She is very kind and supportive toward others.
Shaheer Noorani Secretary
Shaheer is a grade 9 student attending Toronto Waldorf School. As the secretary of the club, he is responsible for meeting minutes, agenda and other club records. He wants to bring humor to the club. Outside of the club, he enjoys basketball, music, and woodwork.
Ethan Wang Co-Secretary
Ethan is a grade 9 student currently attending York Mills Collegiate Institute, he enjoys playing badminton and reading in his spare time, his role is the co-secretary he is responsible for meeting minutes, agenda and other club records.
Steven Zhu Sergeant-at-Arms
Steven is a grade 10 student currently studying at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School. As a Sergeant-at-Arms, he keeps an eye on every member’s behavior and maintains order of the meeting. He is also a passionate person who is eager to design things that will delight people.
Andy Li VP Public Relations
Andy is a grade 10 student. This is his first year at The Voice Gavel Club and he is currently the VP of Public Relations of this club. The responsibility of the VP Public Relations is to promote the club's awareness in the community, seeking opportunities to expand the club and to manage all social media and the website. Some of his hobbies are playing guitars and playing basketball. As well, he enjoys listening to music and reading