The Team

Kelsey Santarossa

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Kelsey is a long-time community and youth advocate from Lakeshore, Ontario. She is passionate about inclusiveness and ensuring that everyone has the appropriate opportunities and outlets to have their voices heard. She studied Modern Languages and Political Science at the University of Windsor and now works assessing the language skills of adult immigrants and refugees as they enter Canada and seek training. As a member of the dissolved Town of Lakeshore Youth Council, Kelsey gained valuable experience at the municipal level and is using this to guide the YCC and to run for council in 2018. When not volunteering or working on these projects, you can find Kelsey dancing, cooking and spending time with close friends.

Jacey Silvaggi

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Jacey is a CPA, CA with approximately 6 years of progressive experience providing accounting and assurance services to a range of clients from individuals to industries including tech, not-for-profits, charities, manufacturing and professionals. As an avid traveller, he has seen the impact youth can have in communities across the globe. Jacey is a supporter for early education and practical learning that prepares youth to lead healthy and productive lives.

Katie Renaud

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Katie is an active community member with a background in research and data analysis in various government and non-profit roles. She has a degree in International Relations and was fortunate to complete numerous co-operative education terms and internships during her time at the University of Calgary. She has a passion for politics at all levels and is excited to work to ensure youth are engaged in civic decision-making and the community through youth councils.