Meet the KPEUA EXECUTIVEs!

President: Ben Divito

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: KPE260 and KPE264 - Physiology and Exercise Physiology, ANA126 - Anatomy
Favourite KPE Professor: Marius Locke, Luc Tremblay, Cathy Amara
Favourite KPE Memory: Kin Games 2017 and 2018
Favourite Sport/Hobby: Swimming, cooking, reading
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: Small faculty, lots of opportunities.
Career Goals and Aspirations: Doctor
Fun Fact: Virtually no blood flows through the axillary and subclavian veins in my right arm

 

Vice President: emily hickey

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: KPE264 - Exercise Physiology
Favourite KPE Professor:
Favourite KPE Memory: Being involved in the 2019 Kinesiology Games held here at UofT
Favourite Sport/Hobby: Anything outdoors or on the water
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: I love how close knit our faculty is and how easy it is to make friends and get involved
Career Goals and Aspirations: Physiotherapy, teaching, or working in the field of adapted physical activity
Fun Fact:  I volunteered abroad in Fiji in first year with two of the friends I made during KPE Orientation Week

Academic Commissioner: Brenaven (BRENn) kugamoorthy

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: ANA 126 - Human Anatomy, Fundamentals of Human Movement, KPE 280/281, KPE260 - Physiology, KPE264 - Exercise Physiology, KPE290 - Research and Design, KPE263 - Biomechanics
Favourite KPE Professor: Nathalie Williams, Doug Richards, Tim Taha, Dean Ira Jacobs, Michael Hutchison, Michael Atkinson, Catherine Amara, Caroline Fusco, David Frost, Tania Alexson, Marius Locke, Luc Tremblay, Jack Goodman.
Favourite KPE Memory: 1st year Class Representative, Kin Games, ODP                                                          Favourite Sport/Hobby: Basketball, sprinting, volleyball
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: Learning and understanding the 3 disciplinarians of Kinesiology with a family of students, staff, and faculty at UofT            Career Goals and Aspirations: Medicine/Research

External Commissioner: Natalie Alvares

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: ANA126 - Anatomy
Favourite KPE Professor: Luc Tremblay
Favourite KPE Memory: Every anatomy class in first year was a new adventure and a rollercoaster of emotions that I will never foget                                                     Favourite Sport/Hobby: Drawing
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: The sense of community and support in and among our faculty
Career Goals and Aspirations: Physiotherapy
 

Communications Commissioner: Ruqayyah alibhai

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: KPE404 - Illness and Physical Culture
Favourite KPE Professor: Dr. Michael Atkinson
Favourite KPE Memory: Organizing the Hart House Farms Retreat in third year and Kin Games 2019                Favourite Sport/Hobby: Rock climbing, biking, traveling and reading
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: The small size of the faculty, and really feeling like part of a community. It's awesome being able to really get to know everyone and interact with everyone within the faculty.
Career Goals and Aspirations: I don't know the answer to this yet, but possibly teaching and/or nursing
Fun Fact: I have spent close to 15 hours getting tattooed and have 8 piercings including my eyebrow twice

Finance Commissioner: emily macpherson

Year: 3
Favourite KPE Course: ANA 126 - Human Anatomy
Favourite KPE Professor: Dr. Judi Laprade
Favourite KPE Memory: Becoming a FEAT leader and completing the high ropes course during ODP 200!
Favourite Sport/Hobby: BMX racing, reading and painting.
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: The close knit community and the amazing people you meet
Career Goals and Aspirations: I would like to obtain my PhD in Anatomical Sciences and teach!
Fun Fact: I had a 25% chance of being a redhead and I did it ;)

 

Graduates Commissioner: Lensa hassAn            

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: KPE321: Population health or anything related to physical cultural studies (e.g., KPE100, and KPE401)
Favourite KPE Professor: Prof. Anthony Lombardo and Mike Dao
Favourite KPE Memory: Kin Games 2019 Favourite Sport/Hobby: Travelling and trying new foods
Career Goals and Aspirations: pursue a career in law and/or studying public health Fun Fact: used to be a clown assistant

Equity Commissioner: Naseem Shaikh

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: KPE426 Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
Favourite KPE Professor: Tim Welsh, Daniel Santa Mina and Mike Dao
Favourite KPE Memory: The shows/performances at ODP200 and KinGames Favourite Sport/Hobby: Hockey/Piano
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: Feeling comfortable around everyone, and knowing that we all support each other. If you ever need a friendly face you don’t have to look far!
Career Goals and Aspirations: I’m thinking Occupational Therapy, but I’m still trying to figure it out (but aren’t we all?)
Fun Fact: I have a good phone voice (no seriously, call me, you’ll see)

 

SOCIAL Commissioner: Shalyn Pilgrim

Year: 3
Favourite KPE Course: ANA126 – Anatomy & KPE261 – Motor Learning
Favourite KPE Professor: Luc Tremblay
Favourite KPE Memory: Meeting my pals during ODP and orientation week & Kin Games 2019
Favourite Sport/Hobby: Figure Skating
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: Everyone is super friendly and having such a small faculty makes it easy to get involved!
Career Goals and Aspirations: Dentistry (I hope) Fun Fact: I’m from a super small town in Newfoundland (literally only 2000 people)

Athletic Commissioner: cheryl yip

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: KPE263 - Introductory Biomechanics and KPE363 - Sport Medicine
Favourite KPE Professor: Tyson Beach and Katherine Tamminen
Favourite KPE Memory: Being an ODP200 counsellor   Favourite Sport/Hobby:  Weightlifting, basketball, eating
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: Meeting first and second years through intramurals and ODP!             Career Goals and Aspirations:  Physical Therapist
Fun Fact: The proximal interphalangeal joint of my fifth digits are larger than the rest of my PIPJs (ask me to show you the next time you see me!)

Athletic commissioner: mark corsetti

Year: 4
Favourite KPE Course: Physical Cultural Studies
Favourite KPE Professor: Caroline Fusco
Favourite KPE Memory: Messy olympics during Orientation weeks                                                                 Favourite Sport/Hobby: Running and yoga/meditation
Best Part About Being a Student in KPE: All the different events offered by our faculty like Jockularity, PHE-4-ALL, and the Equity Workshop Series.
Career Goals and Aspirations: Rehabilitation sciences (i actually have no idea)
Fun Fact: Travel and Teach English, and one day work at a local school or at the 519 on Church St., but I'm open to many other experiences!

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