The Team

Patrick Famaran – Co-Chair

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Patrick is a driven, charismatic man from Oakville, Ontario. He is currently studying Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo with a focus in business. Patrick has specializations in Management Studies, Project Management, and Collaborative Design. In his spare time, Patrick manages the Environment Students Coffeeshop where he expresses his passions for sustainability, good coffee, and cheesy puns. He also raps under his stage name Vitamin P.

 

 

Email: pfamaran@uwaterloo.ca

Twitter: @vitaminpfam

LinkedIn: Patrick Famaran

 

Shane Morganstein – Co-Chair

7An analytical and well-spoken man, Shane currently studies Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo with specializations in Computer Science, Philosophy, Human Sciences and Collaborative Design. He is passionate about video games, technological innovation, philosophy of war, and the Toronto Blue Jays. Regardless of where Shane travels, many people agree that he has great hair and looks like what would have happened if Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill had a child together. He can also rap better than Vitamin P.

 

 

Email: bsmorganstein@gmail.com

 

Monica Grove – Content Director

3Monica studies Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo, with a minor in Anthropology. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Monica is an eclectic woman with interests in linguistics, travelling, understanding the role of failure in learning, and bubble tea. She dreams of becoming a professional stock photo model one day. Monica is also a proud cat owner.

 

 

 

Email: megrove@uwaterloo.ca

Twitter: @MonicaG4568

LinkedIn: Monica Grove

 

Jasmine Mansz – External Director

9From Rothesay, New Brunswick, Jasmine is a bubbly, fun student at the University of Waterloo with joint majors in Knowledge Integration and Anthropology. Jasmine is passionate about osteology, travelling, and scented candles. Jasmine aspires to continue her studies after her time at the University of Waterloo to follow her dreams of becoming a forensic anthropologist.

 

 

 

Email: jasminedmansz@gmail.com

Twitter:  @jassy_dia

LinkedIn: Jasmine Mansz

 

Sally Lu – Internal Director

2Sally is a friendly and ambitious woman currently studying at the University of Waterloo with joint majors in Knowledge Integration and Sociology and a specialization in Collaborative Design. She is passionate about travelling, women’s participation in the video game industry, and knitting. In her spare time, Sally is seen playing the Sims and/or crying over pictures of cute cats.

 

 

 

Email: sally.lu@uwaterloo.ca

Twitter: @_SallyLu

LinkedIn: Sally Lu

 

Mitchell Loewen – Content Director

12Mitchell is a student at the University of Waterloo with joint majors in Knowledge Integration and Psychology. He is passionate about video game development, cooking, music, and sexology. In his spare time, Mitchell is often seen playing Hearthstone or reading about the state of the meta-game on HearthPwn.

 

 

 

Email: mitchellghl@gmail.com

LinkedIn: Mitchell Loewen

 

Deanna Di Vito – Finance Director

5Deanna is an organized and excitable woman studying Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo, with specializations in Mathematics and Geography. Originally from Mississauga, Ontario, Deanna is passionate about reading, baking delicious treats, youth engagement, and hiking. In her spare time, Deanna is often seen outdoors with her Scouts Canada group.

 

 

 

Email: dddivito13@gmail.com

Twitter: @deanna_divito

LinkedIn: Deanna Di Vito

 

Maytal Perlman – Internal Director

6An amiable and intellectual woman, Maytal is a Knowledge Integration student at the University of Waterloo. She specializes in Biology, and she is passionate about travelling, community engagement, fashion, and cats. Maytal also enjoys sending paper mail to friends!

 

 

 

 

Email: maperlma@uwaterloo.ca

LinkedIn: Maytal Perlman

 

Matthew Gerrits – Finance Director

10Originating from Wyoming, Ontario, Matt is a Knowledge Integration student at the University of Waterloo. He is passionate about political science, the co-operative movement, agriculture and agriculture communication. Matt is also a professional hog showperson.

 

 

 

 

Email: mdjgerri@uwaterloo.ca

LinkedIn: Matthew Gerrits

 

Dana Lobo – Marketing Director

8Dana is an animated individual who is always up to date on the latest buzz. She is currently studying Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo with a specialization in Collaborative Design. Dana is passionate about skiing, travelling, and Jimmy Fallon. However, most importantly, Dana is a true Belieber.

 

 

 

Email: d_lobo_95@hotmail.com

LinkedIn: Dana Lobo

 

Katrina Brain – Content Director

13Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Kat is an intellectual and convivial woman studying Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo with a specialization in Chemistry. Her interests range from canoeing, photography, jogging, and public health. Outside of these activities, Kat is often seen eating her favourite food – peanut butter!

 

 

 

Email: katrinaedbrain@gmail.com

 

Melanie Osmond – Logistics Co-ordinator 

4Melanie is an out-going, personable woman from Aurora, Ontario. She is currently studying Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo and is heavily involved with a multitude of extracurricular organizations. Melanie is passionate about event management and is often seen hosting philanthropy events with her sorority Alpha Omicron Pi, or student engagement events during Orientation Week. She also has a double-jointed hip which lets her turn her foot backwards and limits her from doing yoga.

 

 

Email: melanie_osmond@rogers.com

Twitter: @melosmo

LinkedIn: Melanie Osmond

 

Samir Reynolds – Content Director

12193758_1648231555445411_2216274266808923588_nOriginally from Edmonton, Alberta, Samir currently studies Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo with specializations in Mathematics and Political Science. Samir is passionate about environmentally sustainable technology, music, interdisciplinary collaboration,  and ultimate frisbee.

 

 

 

 

 

Email: s4reynol@uwaterloo.ca

Twitter: @sam_iare

LinkedIn: Samir Reynolds