NUS Council 2017
Fun Fact: I was in 7 major musical productions in 7 years, including the Calgary Opera.
Future in Nursing: So far it seems like Emergency/Trauma Nursing is for me!
Executive Vice President: Sarah
Fun Fact: I love to travel, I’ve been to 34 countries, and I can make my tongue look like a butt.
Future in Nursing: I’m not sure of the setting I would like to work in yet, but I hope to work with kids!
Vice-President Finance: Logan
Fun Fact: I spent last winter walking across New Zealand, covering more than 3000 km by foot and raising over $5000 for the Canadian Cancer Society. Each day for four months, I ate ramen/couscous/lentils, hiked an average of 30 km, and slept under the stars (and rain) in a bivy sac. I cannot wait to do it again.
Future in Nursing: I am unsure where my future in nursing will take me. Currently, I am particularly interested in rural nursing and aiding disaster relief efforts.
Vice-President Academic: Ghoncheh
Fun Fact: I’m a seeker of adventure! I’ve been horseback riding around one of the world’s highest active volcanoes and went tubing down the amazon river after a long hike in the amazon jungle. 10/10 would recommend.
Future in Nursing: I’m leaning towards pediatrics or med/surg, but I’m quite open to new experiences and hopefully finding my true passion before graduation!
Fun Fact: I went to New Zealand to play Rugby with my High School team in Grade 11. Nowadays I have a huge passion for backpacking/hiking, rock climbing, kayaking and exploring the great outdoors.
Future in Nursing: Im not 100% sure at this point. I think I’ll start in General Medicine somewhere or the ER, but I think I would like to specialize in surgery down the road (maybe even pediatric surgery).
Fun Fact: I am currently wearing a burgundy shirt. Also, I like rock climbing and baking… and eating what I bake.
Future in Nursing: I am not sure yet where my nursing career will take me but so far and I am enjoying my surgical rotation and my experience in the operating room!
Fun Fact: Took Bharatanatyam (South Indian Classical dancing) lessons for more than 8 years.
Future in Nursing: At the moment, I’m keeping my options open about my future in nursing. Looking forward to all the rotations and seeing what I am most interested in pursuing 🙂
Fun Fact – I used to breakdance………… in a baby blue Adidas tracksuit.
Future in Nursing – I’m super interested in labour/delivery and palliative care – the book ends of life – as well as community nursing for the in between. I also come from a background working and living on boats for many years and would love to combine nursing with my work as a sailor to work as Medical Officer on a ship! The opportunities are truuuuly endless..
Fun Fact: I spent 53 days sea kayaking up the BC coast line one summer
Future in Nursing: Acting as a CNSA delegate builds on the advocacy work I am passionate about, deepens my understanding of the profession of nursing and offers an opportunity to learn how to ensure the voice of nursing falls on the right ears at the right tables. My post UBC plans include practicing as a public health nurse and finding ways to continue advocacy work at a systems level.
Fun Fact: As a lover of the West Coast, Whitney can be found getting ‘pitted’ on her very own personally shaped surfboard named, Oswald.
Future in Nursing: Whitney is unsure what the future in nursing holds, but dreams of a career that inspires lifelong learning, travel and forming meaningful connections with diverse groups of people.
Fun Fact: I love knitting sweaters.
Future in Nursing: Right now, I am interested in public health and youth health advocacy.
Fun Fact – I have ridden on the largest swing in the world
Future in Nursing – Wound Care Nurse!
Fun Fact – I was a synchronized swimming athlete and then coach for the last 15 years!
Future in Nursing – I would like to start in something fast paced like the ER and then move into a paediatrics specialty later in life.
Fun Fact: I’m a big fan of Christmas and usually start listening to Christmas music in August.
Future in Nursing: I hope to continue exploring work with Indigenous groups, children, refugee communities, and other priority populations.