Meet The Team

Co-Chairs

Giordano Bua

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Meeting the living legend: John Lee.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
SSRI’s: because I want to make you happy 🙂

Alyssa Chen

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Meeting everyone! GPA allowed me to make so many friends who were not only in first year like I was, but also in upper years as well.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Venlafaxine: because I love making others smile 🙂

Kadaajah Johnson-Louis

What was your favourite part of GPA?
I love getting to know the incoming students.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
I would be Ventolin: to help people breathe again!

Human Resources

Dildeep Gill

What was your favourite part of GPA?
I’ll find out this year 🙂

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Placebo, because you think I’m working but really, I’m just looking at memes.

Jonah Khanna

What was your favourite part of GPA?
First time attending! Looking forward to all of the games and prizes!

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
I would be Pip/Tazo because I can do two things in one!

Manrubby Dhillon

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Meeting new people!

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Salbutamol: because then I could save you after I take your breath away! 😛

Events

Sarah Kain

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Meeting awesome people and making a music video with them!

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Caffeine: to brighten every morning and keep you going all day long!

Cheryl Tan

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Finally seeing the rest of UBC!

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Kenalog:
it was once thought to have worked, but now….

Laura Watt

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Walking all the way down to Wreck Beach and then walking up again.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Probably Ondansetron because it sounds like a transformer.

Sonali Rishi

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Singing “What Makes You Beautiful” to a group of strangers.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Pentoxifylline: because it is pink.

Sponsorship

Amy Jradi

What was your favourite part of GPA?
First Dose! I got to meet people that were on the other teams, which is how I met all of my friends in the program.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Lorazepam: so I could finally relax for once.

Julia Lamb

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Meeting my classmates and making new friends before the start of classes! Some of the people I met at GPA are still my closest friends 2 years later.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Alendronate:
then I could hang out in the bones for years, completely unbothered. No pressure, no expectations. Just chill vibes.

Logistics

Tara Luk

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Serenading flabbergasted strangers.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Adderall: because caffeine simply isn’t enough when there’s an EOB between you and bubble tea.

Kathryn Kroeker

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Getting to know the people in my class and having fun exploring campus together!

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
I would be Zopiclone because I love my sleep!

Marketing

Kathleen Lau

What was your favourite part of GPA?
I didn’t go to my own GPA (yikes!) but getting to know my first-years as a team leader last year was great and continues to be a great experience! <3

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Probably one of the Azoles because they interact with everything! I had to work with S. cerevisiae for one semester during undergrad and I will never fully recover from that.

John Lee

What was your favourite part of GPA?
Downing Yerba-Mates left and right.

If you could be any drug, what would you be and why?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate: because if you ever get bitten by a raccoon, just sauce some 875/125mg PO BID for 3-5 days for prophylaxis. #clutchedthatminiassessment (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧