My name is Jasmyn St.Hilaire, and I am 19 years old. I am in my second year of the Fashion Management program at Casa Loma. A fun fact about me is that I am a debutant and aspiring to be Miss Caribbean Canada. I was also diagnosed with a learning disability at the age of 12.
I am running for the position of Casa Loma Campus Director because:
● I am motivated;
● I pride myself on being able to give others a voice;
● I also pride myself on finding solutions to problems that may arise;
● I will always stand behind what is right;
● I am strong and will not crumble under stressors or roadblocks along the way;
● I stand behind ACT Now – Accountability, Change, Transparency…NOW; and
● If you vote for me, you won’t be disappointed!
1) What motivated you to run for this position?
The students are what keeps me motivated, Casa Loma needs improvements. It would be an honour to be able to act on behalf of the student body to make our campus the best it can be.
2) What relevant experience do you feel qualifies you for this position?
I went through a program called The EDGE (Empower. Develop. Grow. Engage.). Through my time with the program, I was able to enhance my leadership skills through facilitating events and workshops, as well as work on my public speaking. It really taught me how to grow and become the best leader I can be.
3) If elected, list three primary goals you wish to accomplish during your term.
Increase Casa Loma events and explore pub night transportation options – increase accessible, appealing opportunities for students to socialize with peers.
Student inspired spaces – The SA is student-run. It should reflect our students.
Health and safety – Keep Casa Loma a safe, healthy environment for ALL students!
4) What are your main areas of interest in relation to your particular campus or program?
Fashion Management is a creative side to business. The opportunities I’ve experienced through my program helped me choose where I’d like to go and helped create a roadmap on how to get there. The campus is full of creative minds and so diverse, choosing my program definitely wasn’t a mistake.
5) George Brown is a diverse college — in what ways would you strive for representation of ALL students?
I’d represent ALL students by being active within the student body, ensuring that everyone has an equal voice to share the concerns and needs within the Casa Loma community. I also look forward to finishing my Safe Space training so I can implement what I’ve learned for the campus.