Executive 2019-2020

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PhotoNamePositionWhat quote influences me?
Robert JardinePresident"The totalitarian, to me, is the enemy - the one that's absolute, the one that wants control over the inside of your head, not just your actions and your taxes." -
Christopher Hitchens

Arthur: The Lady of the Lake-- her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite, held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water, signifying by divine providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. THAT is why I am your king!

Man: (laughingly) Listen: Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government! Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some... farcical aquatic ceremony!

Arthur: (yelling) BE QUIET!

Man: You can't expect to wield supreme executive power just 'cause some watery tart threw a sword at you!!

Arthur: (coming forward and grabbing the man) Shut *UP*!

Man: I mean, if I went 'round, saying I was an emperor, just because some moistened bink had lobbed a scimitar at me, they'd put me away!
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 1975
Doug PankoVice President South"I know a man whose school could never teach him patriotism, but who acquired that virtue when he felt in his bones the vastness of the land, and the greatness of those who founded it."
- Pierre Trudeau

"My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful, and optimistic. And we'll change the world.
- Jack Layton
Brett KirkVice President North/
“There are no truths...Only stories.” - Thomas King
Todd MillerTreasurer"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." - Albert Einstein
Cori HarcourtSecretary"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
- Nelson Mandela
Jeff AmbrosiaMembership"You must be the change you wish to see in the world" - Mahatma Ghandi
Shayna ZubkoMembership"We are not makers of history. We are made by history."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Andrew KitchenMember at Large“Geography explains the past, illuminates the present and prepares us for the future. What could be more important than that?" ~ Michael Palin
Karen Blackwell JonesMember at Large"Doing History should be fun and serious, difficult and rewarding, meaningful and creative."
- Seixas and Morton, "The Big Six: Historical Thinking Concepts"
placeholderVictoria DanylukMember at Large