Meet the PSPC's executive council for the 2018/2019 school year!
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Medha Prasad - Chairperson   Meet Medha Prasad. She is a grade 12 AP student at John Fraser Secondary School and will take on the role of Chairperson for the 2018-2019 school year. She hopes to spread more awareness about what the PSPC offers to all schools north and south of the 401. When she’s not too busy dancing around her room to Bollywood music, you can find her filming and editing short films and documentaries. Medha hopes her passion for film will guide her into a career in media production.

Medha Prasad - Chairperson

Meet Medha Prasad. She is a grade 12 AP student at John Fraser Secondary School and will take on the role of Chairperson for the 2018-2019 school year. She hopes to spread more awareness about what the PSPC offers to all schools north and south of the 401. When she’s not too busy dancing around her room to Bollywood music, you can find her filming and editing short films and documentaries. Medha hopes her passion for film will guide her into a career in media production.

Arash Aria - Vice Chairperson   Arash Aria is a Grade 12 IB student at Glenforest Secondary School eager to combat the battle of equity for all. Arash’s love for people is the epitome of his strife for leadership and student voice. From performing Ted Talks to starting clubs at school Arash is always ready for more. This year, as Vice Chairperson of the PSPC he hopes to bring light to important issues as he strives to advertise self-love and confidence. In his free time, you can catch Arash rewatching X Factor Audtions and introspecting on life. He’s beyond excited for this year and aspires to become a Biomedical Engineer.

Arash Aria - Vice Chairperson

Arash Aria is a Grade 12 IB student at Glenforest Secondary School eager to combat the battle of equity for all. Arash’s love for people is the epitome of his strife for leadership and student voice. From performing Ted Talks to starting clubs at school Arash is always ready for more. This year, as Vice Chairperson of the PSPC he hopes to bring light to important issues as he strives to advertise self-love and confidence. In his free time, you can catch Arash rewatching X Factor Audtions and introspecting on life. He’s beyond excited for this year and aspires to become a Biomedical Engineer.

Aleeza Qayyum - Director of Leadership Development   Aleeza Qayyum is a grade 12 student at Stephen Lewis Secondary School with a passion for student voice, leadership and helping others. From being Student Council President for two years in a row to having over 1000 volunteer hours, Aleeza always strives for more. She hopes to be a liaison this year between opportunities within the GTA and Peel students, and she hopes to promote leadership within all Peel Secondary Schools and galvanize a real change within people. In her free time, you can catch Aleeza watching netflix, drinking bubble tea, and trying out new face masks. Aleeza hopes to pursue a career in medicine and can’t wait to see what the future holds.

Aleeza Qayyum - Director of Leadership Development

Aleeza Qayyum is a grade 12 student at Stephen Lewis Secondary School with a passion for student voice, leadership and helping others. From being Student Council President for two years in a row to having over 1000 volunteer hours, Aleeza always strives for more. She hopes to be a liaison this year between opportunities within the GTA and Peel students, and she hopes to promote leadership within all Peel Secondary Schools and galvanize a real change within people. In her free time, you can catch Aleeza watching netflix, drinking bubble tea, and trying out new face masks. Aleeza hopes to pursue a career in medicine and can’t wait to see what the future holds.

Rishi Dhir - Director of Finance   Whether it's hanging out with his friends or taking on leadership roles within the community, Rishi Dhir likes staying busy. He is a grade 12 student at Glenforest Secondary School where he attends the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Rishi loves taking on new challenges, whether it's as Director of Finance for the PSPC, or working as a lifeguard. In his spare time, Rishi enjoys dunking on some hoops, playing on his school’s volleyball team, and singing in the shower. As Director of Finance, Rishi Dhir’s vision for the PSPC is to promote active student leadership and success while instilling it within the high school experience. His job is primarily to manage all funds, budget, and allocate resources effectivity. Rishi is ecstatic to be a part of the team this year and hopes to drive students through the PSPC to become leaders of tomorrow

Rishi Dhir - Director of Finance

Whether it's hanging out with his friends or taking on leadership roles within the community, Rishi Dhir likes staying busy. He is a grade 12 student at Glenforest Secondary School where he attends the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Rishi loves taking on new challenges, whether it's as Director of Finance for the PSPC, or working as a lifeguard. In his spare time, Rishi enjoys dunking on some hoops, playing on his school’s volleyball team, and singing in the shower. As Director of Finance, Rishi Dhir’s vision for the PSPC is to promote active student leadership and success while instilling it within the high school experience. His job is primarily to manage all funds, budget, and allocate resources effectivity. Rishi is ecstatic to be a part of the team this year and hopes to drive students through the PSPC to become leaders of tomorrow

Gail Pope - Director of Records   Gail Pope is currently in grade 12 and goes to TL Kennedy Secondary School. Everyday she tries to do something new and exciting to keep school a bit more interesting. She loves to dream big and wants to use PSPC as a way to meet students from across Peel and continue to communicate with them not only in the PSPC, but outside as well. Baking, walking, and music are just a few things that make Gail happy and motivated. Gail aspires to be accepted into Queens Concurrent Education program and in the future, travel to different countries to help educate children in English and educate herself on what the world has to offer

Gail Pope - Director of Records

Gail Pope is currently in grade 12 and goes to TL Kennedy Secondary School. Everyday she tries to do something new and exciting to keep school a bit more interesting. She loves to dream big and wants to use PSPC as a way to meet students from across Peel and continue to communicate with them not only in the PSPC, but outside as well. Baking, walking, and music are just a few things that make Gail happy and motivated. Gail aspires to be accepted into Queens Concurrent Education program and in the future, travel to different countries to help educate children in English and educate herself on what the world has to offer

Sia Bhasker - Director of Public Relations   Whenever Sia Bhasker is studying for a math test or practising turns in ballet class she can always be seen with a smile on her face and a positive attitude. As a grade 11 student at Rick Hansen Secondary School, she loves to share her positive mindset and cheerful personality through leadership opportunities such as Student Activity Council and the PSPC or just by having a conversation with her classmates. When Sia sets her mind to perfecting a skill (even if it’s just baking cookies) nothing can stand in the way of her determination. As this year’s Director of Public Relations, she is ready to increase student involvement with the PSPC by focusing on outreach to a wide variety of students with different interests and backgrounds. Sia is looking forward to finding innovative ways to promote council events and interact with Peel students on all of the PSPC social media pages and at general meetings.

Sia Bhasker - Director of Public Relations

Whenever Sia Bhasker is studying for a math test or practising turns in ballet class she can always be seen with a smile on her face and a positive attitude. As a grade 11 student at Rick Hansen Secondary School, she loves to share her positive mindset and cheerful personality through leadership opportunities such as Student Activity Council and the PSPC or just by having a conversation with her classmates. When Sia sets her mind to perfecting a skill (even if it’s just baking cookies) nothing can stand in the way of her determination. As this year’s Director of Public Relations, she is ready to increase student involvement with the PSPC by focusing on outreach to a wide variety of students with different interests and backgrounds. Sia is looking forward to finding innovative ways to promote council events and interact with Peel students on all of the PSPC social media pages and at general meetings.

Dinu Wijetunga - Director of General Membership   Dinu Wijetunga is currently attending Grade 11 at Stephen Lewis Secondary School. He loves taking on leadership opportunities, such as the role of Vice President of his school's Student Activity Council, an Executive of the Volunteering Peel committee, a Lifeguard with the City of Mississauga, and an involved volunteer in the community. Even though his schedule is always packed, he loves to find time to hang out with his friends and go to the movies (his favorite movie is The Lion King). As The PSPC's Director of General Membership for the 2018-19 school year, Dinu strives to promote inclusiveness and fulfilling experiences for General Members, through every meeting he plans. If you see him, be sure to strike up a conversation!

Dinu Wijetunga - Director of General Membership

Dinu Wijetunga is currently attending Grade 11 at Stephen Lewis Secondary School. He loves taking on leadership opportunities, such as the role of Vice President of his school's Student Activity Council, an Executive of the Volunteering Peel committee, a Lifeguard with the City of Mississauga, and an involved volunteer in the community. Even though his schedule is always packed, he loves to find time to hang out with his friends and go to the movies (his favorite movie is The Lion King). As The PSPC's Director of General Membership for the 2018-19 school year, Dinu strives to promote inclusiveness and fulfilling experiences for General Members, through every meeting he plans. If you see him, be sure to strike up a conversation!

Arti Naik - Director of Multimedia   Arti Naik is often described as a ray of sunshine by her friends and family! Regardless if she has a test coming up or if she is overwhelmed with her to-do list, she can always be spotted with a big smile, a vibrant and loud personality and a cup of coffee in her hand. Whether Arti is planning meetings around Rick Hansen Secondary School or discovering new opportunities, she is always on the move. During Arti’s senior year of high school and fulfilling the role of PSPC’s Director of Multimedia she hopes to bring her own creative and inspiring ideas to the table. She is looking forward to work alongside the executive team and the Peel Board to voice the opinions of students using various social media platforms to make it easier for you. Arti is excited to grow as a leader and meet new people through the PSPC.

Arti Naik - Director of Multimedia

Arti Naik is often described as a ray of sunshine by her friends and family! Regardless if she has a test coming up or if she is overwhelmed with her to-do list, she can always be spotted with a big smile, a vibrant and loud personality and a cup of coffee in her hand. Whether Arti is planning meetings around Rick Hansen Secondary School or discovering new opportunities, she is always on the move. During Arti’s senior year of high school and fulfilling the role of PSPC’s Director of Multimedia she hopes to bring her own creative and inspiring ideas to the table. She is looking forward to work alongside the executive team and the Peel Board to voice the opinions of students using various social media platforms to make it easier for you. Arti is excited to grow as a leader and meet new people through the PSPC.

Amanpreet Chonkrian - Student Trustee North

Amanpreet Chonkrian - Student Trustee North

Laura Oris - Student Trustee South

Laura Oris - Student Trustee South