Vision Statement

We are recognized as the premier organization at UBC for developing leaders, with a steadfast commitment to lifelong pride and involvement.

Mission Statement

We are sorority women at the University of British Columbia. We work together to support and develop visionary leaders who achieve excellence in all aspects of life; with a focus on service, leadership, scholarship and social involvement. We accomplish this through sustainable growth, collaboration with the community, and the realization of the values and ideals of our international organizations.

Executives

Hana Decolongon President

Hana is a fourth-year UBC Psychology student and is in her third year of being in a sorority and serving on the Panhellenic Council. She believes that the opportunities for leadership, philanthropy, friendship, and self-growth in this community, are like no other. Above all, Hana values the inspiring women that she has met over the past few years in this organization. Apart from UBC Sororities, she is passionate about traveling, blogging, and her work with social media start-up, Tangoo. Hana is very excited to work with Council and facilitate the growth of this group of 800+ spectacular women.

Zoe Robinson Vice President

Zoe is in her third year at UBC and is pursuing a major in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources with a minor in Psychology. Upon graduation, she aims to pursue a Masters in Organizational Psychology. Since joining a sorority in her second year, she has been given several incredible opportunities to involve herself in leadership and philanthropy. She is excited to work with such an ambitious and hard working group of women. In her spare time, Zoe enjoys eating great food, skiing, and dancing.

Jade Jones Vice President Recruitment

Jade is in her third year at UBC pursuing a double major in Political Science and Philosophy. She is hoping to attend law school after graduation to become a defense lawyer. Jade is honored to be on the 2017 Panhellenic Council, as joining a sorority helped her discover her strong passion for leadership. She loves being part of the Panhellenic community, where incredible women who inspire and support her every day surround her. When she is not busy with recruitment or studying, Jade can be found eating French fries, petting dogs, or sweating at hot yoga.

Gurpreet Kaur Vice President Finance

Gurpreet is a third year UBC student majoring in International Economics and is eager to pursue a career in the field of International Development. This is her first year in a sorority and also her first year of serving on Panhellenic Council. Gurpreet is grateful for her encouraging sisters and is learning a great deal from every one of them. She is also very excited to work with such a diverse group of motivated woman on Panhellenic Council this year and is thankful for the opportunities that UBC Sororities has provided her with. Her goal is to collaborate and implement new ideas with her fellow Council members. In her spare time, Gurpreet enjoys hiking, yoga and trying out new restaurants in Vancouver.

Kennedy Gagnon Vice President Public Relations

Kennedy is in her second year at UBC and is pursuing a dual degree with a Masters in Management from the Sauder School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Sociology. Serving as the Vice President of Public Relations allows Kennedy to explore her interests in PR and digital design, as well as develop her leadership skills and contribute to the Panhellenic Community. She is honoured to be a part of this year's Panhellenic Council, and is excited by the opportunity to contribute to an organization that has given so much to her; she has gained life long friendships, and numerous opportunities and connections from her experience in UBC Sororities thus far, and is thrilled to be working alongside such inspiring women. In her spare time, Kennedy can be found exploring Vancouver, hanging out with her friends, and scrolling through Pinterest.

Faria Amin Vice President Programming

Faria is going into her third year at UBC and is pursuing a double major in Political Science and Human Geography, with aspirations to attend law school upon graduation. She truly appreciates the UBC Sororities community, as it has provided her with lifelong friendships, a sense of belonging and countless leadership opportunities, and she is so excited to be able to give back by being a part of Panhellenic Council. In her free time, Faria can be found online shopping, exploring different restaurants and cafes around Vancouver, and hanging out with her friends.

Officers

Cristina Ilnitchi Director of Events

Cristina is in her second year in the Faculty of Arts and is hoping to major in International Relations. This is her first year in a sorority and she is so excited about the many leadership opportunities available, namely being a part of Panhellenic Council. She loves the supportive community in UBC Sororities and is looking forward to spending her year surrounded by ambitious women who encourage and challenge her. Cristina loves to travel and try new cuisines but when she's at school you can find her enjoying a cup of a coffee and a novel.

Haruka Higo Director of Operations

Haruka is a second-year student majoring in Psychology. Since joining UBC Sororities, Haruka has realized how much being part of this community truly means to her. Not only did she find friendships to last a lifetime, but also a place that she can call home with sisters from all around the world. Haruka is thankful for all the support she receives from the many amazing women that she’s met throughout her time in UBC Sororities. In her free time, Haruka enjoys swimming and traveling. She is excited to work with such an inspiring group of women and can’t wait to see what this year will bring for her and for UBC Sororities.

Jastina Aujla Director of Membership

Jastina is in her first year at UBC and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree while considering a major in Pharmacology. She is thrilled to be working with an amazing and diverse group of women who will continue to inspire her throughout her years at UBC and is excited about her role as the Director of Membership. In her free time, Jastina can be found volunteering for the YWCA's Welcome to My Life program, watching Netflix, or Instagramming pictures of her dogs.

Samantha Solomon Director of Recruitment Counselors

Samantha is in her third year at UBC and is double majoring in Accounting and Business Technology Management at the Sauder School of Business. Her goal after graduation is to be an IT auditor, however, she ultimately wants to move toward a career in water sustainability. When she's not in the library, you might catch Samantha at the Birdcoop working out and weightlifting. UBC Sororities has exposed Samantha to a valuable network and given her the opportunity to make life-long friendships. Director of Recruitment Counselors will likely prove to be a perfect fit since she had such a positive experience as a Recruitment Counselor this past year!

Delainey Lockett Director of Internal Communications

Delainey is in her third year in the Faculty of Arts and is hoping to major is English Literature. She hopes to pursue a career in publishing, and is currently working as an online content creator. After having completed her first year in a sorority, she has been amazed with the depth and breath of knowledge and ambition amongst the women around her. Delainey is thankful for the community and support offered to her through her experience not only within her chapter, but the Panhellenic community as a whole. In her free time you can find Delainey sipping a coffee and brainstorming ideas for her next article.

Nikeisha Dass Director of Digital Media

Nikeisha is in her third year at UBC, and is currently pursuing a major in Combined Science of Chemistry, Life Sciences, and Earth and Environmental Sciences. She is thrilled to be starting her co-op this year within the health field and ultimately aims to create her a career in the medical field. This is Nikeishas’ first full year in a sorority, and similarly her first experience on the Panhellenic Council. She is extremely grateful for the second family she has found, and for the leadership opportunity UBC Sororities has provided her. Nikeisha is looking forward to helping shape this year for all women in UBC Sororities, alongside the rest of the inspiring women on Panhellenic Council.

Alexandria Sowden Director of Financial Operations

Alex is a second-year student who is majoring in Psychology and minoring in German Studies. She plans on attending graduate school and becoming a child psychologist. Alex has been uplifted and inspired by countless sorority women and is looking forward to working with and getting to know even more incredible women from the Panhellenic community through her position as the Director of Financial Operations. After joining a sorority, Alex has developed endless opportunities and lifelong friendships. In her spare time, she can be found knitting, crafting, baking, eating, or spending time with friends.

Chapter Delegates

Alpha Delta Pi: Jane McGrath
Alpha Gamma Delta: Baylee Landymore
Alpha Omicron Pi: Zahara Baugh
Alpha Phi: Bryleigh Leblanc-Wong
Delta Gamma: Emma Tyrchniewicz
Gamma Phi Beta: Alexa Rudakoff
Kappa Alpha Theta: Gabrielle Lardner
Kappa Kappa Gamma: Anya Ryan