Matei Stoian is a Family Medicine Resident training in North Vancouver where he enjoys hiking and climbing when he is post-call. In addition to graduating from medical school at McMaster University he also holds a BA in Philosophy and a BSc in Psychology both from UBC. He is currently an active member of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) and he enjoys writing about equitable healthcare, climate justice, and effective altruism in his spare time.
Kiara is a Carleton University student where she helped co-found CU Greens. As the former President of UNICEF Carleton (and formerly Director of Finance) and past Vice-Head for Carleton’s Fall Orientation, Kiara has experience organizing and leading large, effective teams. Her experience interning at a centre for people with disabilities helped her further develop advocacy skills and taught her where changes need to begin to be most effective.
Sabine has been a member of the GPC since she was 16. She has experience in organizing and governance, having served on the YGC from 2017-2018 and worked on the past two federal elections. During these projects and others such as sitting on the BC Greens Leaders Youth Advisory council, Sabine has had the pleasure of collaborating with young greens who are passionate about changing the world.
Khadijah Salawu is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist, producer, writer, designer and community organizer. She is Head of Development at Emancipation Arts an award-winning multi-platform production company committed to bringing grassroots stories to the world stage. She holds a HBA in Drama, Theatre and Performance from the University of Toronto, a Graduate Certificate in Creative Book Publishing from Humber, two Certificates in DJ and Beatmaking and in Graphic Design and Web Development at UforChange and is an Arts Educator at Soulpepper Theatre.
Victoria first started volunteering with the GPC back in 2017 after completing her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, when she became the CEO of the Hamilton East – Stoney Creek EDA, and soon after became the CEO for Hamilton West – Ancaster – Dundas, her home riding. Victoria recently completed her Master of Arts degree in International Relations, where she was committed to growing the Green Party base, co-creating the McMaster Young Greens. Victoria also recently ran as a candidate for the Green Party in HWAD during the 43rd federal election, doubling the vote hitting 7.4% at 4775 green votes.
Troy is a second-year Political Science student at the University of Victoria. An avid hiker and lover of the outdoors, Troy has a dedication to preserve the natural world and a drive to address ongoing social inequalities in Canada and around the world. Born and raised in Edmonton Alberta, he now lives, works, and plays on the west coast with his husband and dog.
Sarah Buisman is a high school teacher and children’s choir conductor. Sarah works hard to incorporate environmental and indigenous education in the courses that she teaches, and support students in developing their knowledge, critical thinking and research skills in these areas. She has been involved in the Green Party in Guelph, Ontario since 2019.
Nick has been involved with the Green Party since he joined the 2019 federal election campaign in Victoria. Since then, he has stayed active in local riding associations at the federal and provincial levels. In his spare time, he is a volunteer advocate for persons with disabilities, and teaches math and science. A graduate from the University of Calgary in Biomedical Sciences, he will be attending law school starting Fall 2020.
Malachai is a first-year university student at King’s College London (UK) majoring in Politics. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Catalan. He has always made an effort to be active in helping different communities from impoverished children in Colombia, to immigrant families in Barcelona. He has been involved with the Green Party of Canada since early 2019, including in Annamie's 2019 federal campaign in Toronto Centre.