Meet The Council

Hello Winters, welcome to the meet the council page! Here you will find pictures and names of all the council members. This page will give you insights on the year, programs, favourite foods and hobbies of all council members. Most importantly this page is a great way to find the email of each council member, to ensure that you can easily get in touch with us about anyy questions and concerns. 

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Madfish Fisher

President

Year of Study: 5th
Program: Performance Creation and Research
What I Love About Winters: I love that moment where I'm really stressed out and I make my way over to Winters. Lay down in the Quad, look at the stars and smile because of all the memories that I have shared at Winters. Whether it be sports, The Ab, council, frosh, it doesn't matter; all that matter is that I am home.
Hobbies: Pissing off Kat & Sonya; pulling pranks on Kat & Sonya, bothering Kat & Sonya, playing sports with Kat & Sonya, embarrassing Kat & Sonya, going to The Ab with Kat & Sonya and occasionally climbing a moutain without Kat & Sonya.

Email: president@winterscouncil.com


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Liana Shaw

Vice President, Internal

Year of Study: 4th Year
Program: Cinema and Media Studies
What I love About Winters: The incredibly supportive community and unique talent of our artists ...oh and of course The Ab!  
Hobbies Include: Looking at art, watching movies, reading, learning new things and traveling. 

Email: vpinternal@winterscouncil.com


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Steven Mitsilios

Vice President, Athletic Affairs

Year of Study: 3rd year
Program: History
What I Love About Winters: Winters make you feel comfortable to be you no matter who you are you can be yourself at Winters and that’s an amazing thing.
Hobbies Include: Playing sports.

Email: vpathletics@winterscouncil.com


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Arjun King Bhalla

Vice President, External Affairs

Year of Study: 4th
Program: Cinema and Media Studies                           What I Love About Winters: I love the people, the community, the AB and the positive vibe at Winters Hobbies Include: Writing, travelling and watching movies.

Email: vprelations@winterscouncil.com


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Christina Bozios

Vice President, So-Cul

Year of Study: 3rd year
Program: Fine Arts
What I Love About Winters: All the unique individuals that are apart of the Winters family
Hobbies Include: Rock climbing, art, reading and family time. 

Email: vpsocul@winterscouncil.com


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Leah Fellows

Director of Athletic Affairs

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: Design
What I Love About Winters: I love the spirit of Winters! We all love what we do and have fun doing it!
Hobbies Include: Sports, Art, Watching movies (especially superhero movies) 

Email: athleticsdirector@winterscouncil.com


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Gloria Mampuya

Director of Social and Cultural Affairs

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: Acting
What I Love About Winters: It's a great community that is accepting, warm and always looking out for its people
Hobbies Include: Eating, Netflix and napping. 

Email: socialdirector1@winterscouncil.com


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Leanne Connor

Director of Social and Cultural Affairs

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: Devised Theatre
What I Love About Winters: The family feeling and the pub nights! Everyone is accepted and welcomed into the college. Our activities are are aimed at promoting a closer community as students and friends. There is never a dull moment and I always feel at home. 
Hobbies Include: Reading, composing, ice skating, hiking and singing. 

Email: socialdirector2@winterscouncil.com


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Paolo Di Michele

Director of Promotions

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: YSDN Design
What I love About Winters: Everything! Winters is my literal home away from home and I couldn’t be happier with my new family I’ve found here.
Hobbies Include: Filming, photography, biking, driving, traveling.

Email: promotionsdirector@winterscouncil.com

 

 

 

Frances Santiago

Director of Promotions

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: Media Arts
What I Love About Winters: I'm surrounded and supported by artists!
Hobbies Include: Spending money I don't have


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Boyan Demchuk

Director of Commuter and External Affairs

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: Film Production
What I Love About Winters: The sense of community.
Hobbies Include: Water polo.

Email: commuterdirector@winterscouncil.com


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Sydny Blois

Director of Finance

Year of Study: 2nd year
Program: Theatre Production
What I Love About Winters: I love that Winters lets you be yourself no matter what, and even if you mess up there are always people around to help you in whatever way you may need.
Hobbies Include: Reading, sewing, writing and singing.

Email: financedirector@winterscouncil.com


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Jessie Whyte

Treasurer

Year of Study: 4th year
Program: Devised Theatre and Dramaturgy
What I Love About Winters: The loving and passionate energy.
Hobbies Include: Photography, writing poetry, and calculating things.

Email: treasurer@winterscouncil.com


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Sadie Cahill

CRO

Year of Study: 3rd year
Program: Dance - Performance and Choreography
What I Love About Winters: The people, the energy  and The Ab!! 
Hobbies Include: Eating a family sized meal in one sitting by myself and promoptly falling asleep right after. 

Email: cro@winterscouncil.com


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Heather Smith

Speaker

Year of Study: 4th year
Program: Visual Arts  
What I Love About Winters: It’s my home during the school year. Whether it be sitting in the WCC office or at the Absinthe I always feel welcomed and supported. WIN WHAT? WINTERS!
Hobbies Include: Making art, Reading, and Aliens.  

Email: speaker@winterscouncil.com


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Abriana Lashley

Webmaster

Year of Study:  2nd year
Program: Performance Creation & Research
What I Love About Winters: How inclusive and welcoming the community is. 
Hobbies Include: Photography, Netflix, Food blogging, exploring the city. 

Email: webmaster@winterscouncil.com


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Kat Dickson  

O-Chair

Year of Study: 5th year
Program: Theatre
What I Love About Winters: I love that Winters is such a welcoming community, providing a home for everyone no matter who they are.
Hobbies Include: Frosh Week!!!

Email: ochair@winterscouncil.com


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Sonya Mwambu

Assistant Orientation Chair

Year of Study: 4th year
Program: Film Production
What I love About Winters: SPOOOOOOOOORTS
Hobbies Include: Pretending to know how to play the ukulele, eating burritos and SPOORTS.

Email: assistant_ochair@winterscouncil.com


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Lamia Abozaid

Winters Free Press Editor

Year of Study: 4th year
Program: Communications Studies and Theatre
What I Love About Winters: It's love for life. 
Hobbies Include: Hiking, running, travelling and exploring. 

Email: wintersfreepress@winterscouncil.com


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Katherine Collier

Winters Free Press Assistant  Editor

Year of Study: 4th year
Program: Music and Edcuation
What I Love About Winters: No matter what, you're always a part of the family. You don't need to be around for every event, everyone is willing to welcome you with open arms no matter what.
Hobbies Include: Listening to Audio Dramas, reading, writing, and playing a good round of Mario Kart on my switch.


Email: wfpassistanteditor@winterscouncil.com


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Monica Pallotta

EWAG Curator

Year of Study: 4th year
Program: History and Communication Studies
What I Love About Winters: Awesome community, location and The Ab! 
Hobbies Include: Collecting antiques, watching movies & drinking coffee.

Email: ewag@yorku.ca


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Amy Kingston

CASA Representative

Year of Study: 3rd year
Program: Theatre and Human Rights and Equity
What I Love About Winters: Being surrounded by a community of such incredible, supportive and talented artists. Oh, and the mozzarella sticks at The Ab!  
Hobbies Include: Making puns only I find funny, creating art, watching sports and quoting "the office" in almost every situation. 

Email: casarep@winterscouncil.com


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Julian Iacob

YFS Director

Year of Study: 3rd year
Program: Theatre Production and Design
What I Love About Winters: The loving and inclusive family that we are!
Hobbies Include: Theatre, soccer and spending time with friends!


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Ola Mularczyk

First Year Representative 1

Year of Study: 1st year
Program: Theatre
What I Love About Winters: This open and welcoming environment has very quickly become my home. I love the amazing people and the loving atmosphere.
Hobbies Include: Photography, hiking , singing, reading, watching movies and travelling.


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Karolina Solovka 

First Year Representative 2 

Year of Study: 1st year
Program: Theatre and Concurrent Education
What I Love About Winters: What can you not love about Winters? Everyone here loves and supports you no matter what; we are a family. I also love being surrounded by such talented artists and going to The Ab for those mozzarella sticks!
Hobbies Include: Watching Netflix, napping, spending time with my friends and family, jamming out to songs and travelling.



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Samantha Levy

Residence Representative

Year of Study: 1st year
Program: Theatre
What I Love About Winters: Winters is such a loving and inclusive community. It was jsut incredible how welcome i felt right away, even on the first day of frosh! Winters is not just a community that simply allows everyone to be their truest selves - we go the extra mile to celebrate the diversity and individuality of every constituent. Winters is also a beautiful space in which to honour creativity and collaboration.
Hobbies Include:Doing improv with the YorkU team (the VIC), singing, dancing reading, writing, Organic Chemistry, analyzing movies and theatre for hours at a time, eating chocolate and staying active.