<div dir="ltr">Hello Class of 2020! <div><br></div><div>Election polls are now open for your class and the SAVS executive. Please take the time and read the following nominations before you vote through your UPEI login (<a href="https://secure.upei.ca/login.html" target="_blank">https://secure.upei.ca/login.<wbr>html</a>) so you can make an informed decision. <b>Polls will close on Thursday at midnight. </b></div><div><br></div><div>(**Last year there was a prize for the class with the highest voter turnout! Please vote!)</div><div><br></div><div>Genna M </div><div>SAVS Secretary </div><div><br></div><div>
















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Electoral Candidates <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Kaleigh Wakaluk</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Hello friends! After spending the past semester as your President, I
have decided to put forth my bid as 2020 Class President for the 2017/2018
Academic Year. The first year was full of challenges but I know that with what
I've learned the next year will be even better year than this one. I would be
honoured to have another year to work alongside the amazing group of people who
make up our executive team and continue the work and plans we started this
year. I promise to work as hard as I can to tackle all new challenges to make
sure everyone has an amazing year, and as always, please don't hesitate to come
to me with any concerns or questions you may have! Thank you so much for your
consideration! <span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Kaleigh Wakaluk<span></span></span></p>

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President <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Kelsey Fugere </b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Hi there! My name is Kelsey Fugere and I am running again for Vice
President. I have been fortunate to serve as Vice President this semester, and
would like to continue working in this position for our class. I will continue
creating the class weekly calendar, aiding the President whenever necessary,
and assisting in planning fun events/fundraisers for our class. My goal, and
hope, is for our class to have a better and more successful year than we did first
year. Please vote for me!<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Thanks,<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Kelsey Fugere</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Jessica D'Amico</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Hi Everyone,<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I have very much enjoyed being your Treasurer for our first year of vet
school and would love for the opportunity to continue in this position. In
addition to managing the class bank account and finances, I enjoy being someone
that you can come to with any questions or concerns. I know that I can be a
trustworthy and organized treasurer while also maintaining my academic
responsibilities. I hope I have been doing a good job for our class so far and
would be very happy to continue as your Treasurer.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Thank you!<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Jessica D'Amico<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Sports
Representative <span></span></span></b></p>

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Neily</b><span></span></span></p>

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the sports representative position. I have played soccer, basketball,
volleyball, badminton all throughout my childhood and was on my high school
track and field team. I was captain of my Division 1 soccer team for three
years and co-captain of my high school soccer team. I have experience planning
events and I am very organized and detail oriented. I have several ideas for
events for next year, like tag archery and a ski trip. I want our next year to
be full of exciting and fun sporting events. <span></span></span></p>

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Neily<span></span></span></p>

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Hannah Cox</b></span></p>

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Representative <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Elizabeth Clark</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I would like to nominate myself for Class of 2020 Social Rep for the
2017-2018 year. My main goal as social rep would be to bring diversity to the
social activities offered to the class. I would like to create a social
calendar and include a wide variety of activities so we can participate in
things that appeal to everyone. Some ideas I have would be outdoor activities
like hikes, dog park trips, ski/snowboard trips and ice skating, crafty
activities such as knitting/crochet circles, movie nights, paint balling, etc
along with continuation of the much enjoyed parties we've had this year. I
would like to be able to be a point person to help all the members of the class
get their social activities presented and listed in a convenient spot while
keeping scheduling conflicts to a minimum. Thank you for considering me for the
position,<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Liz Clark<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">C/O 2020<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>2) Erika Pugh</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I am interested in continuing as the social representative for the class
of 2020. Being the social representative for the past year has taught me a lot about
what our class enjoys doing and I already have some great ideas for next year!
I've had a great time being the social rep for our class and I think next year
can be even better than this year was!<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Thanks,<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Erika Pugh<span></span></span></p>

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Representative <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Krystina Lewis</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I would like to re-nominate myself for the 2020 Fundraising
Representative. I have completed many fundraising events in the past with
Therapeutic Riding Associations as well as with Rotaract. This past year, I
have organized class fundraisers including candy grams and assisted the social
rep with our first year formal event.<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I would love to continue to represent the class of 2020 as the
fundraising representative. As there are many fundraising events for second
year, I would be accepting of a co-representative.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Thank you,<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Krystina Lewis<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Class of 2020<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">SAVS
Representative<span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Elizabeth LaVallee  </b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Hello Class of 2020! It is that time of year again where we vote for our
class executives for the coming school year. I will be re-submitting my
nomination for the 2020 SAVS Representative position. I have thoroughly enjoyed
this position and now have a more in depth understanding of the intricacies of
how SAVS operates at the AVC. During my current run in the position I have
learned how to be a proactive and engaged member of the SAVS team and our class
executive team. I enjoy being a liaison for all our class concerns and being
able to bring interesting events like Mental Health Week and theme days like
Professional Dress and Ugly Sweater Day to our community. I ask for your votes to
remain in this position and to continue to support you all and bring forth even
more great ideas to improve the AVC community. If you have any questions
regarding my bid for this position, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.
As always your concerns and thoughts about improving the class and AVC are
always appreciated!<span></span></span></p>

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Electoral Candidates <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Twila Booke</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent:36pt"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Greetings AVC
students!  Congrats on surviving midterms
and good luck on finals!  If we haven’t
met, I’m Twila Maloney, and I am running for SAVS President.  I’ve had two years of experience as a SAVS
class representative and I’ve learned how things work.  Now, I’d like to serve the entire student body
as your President.  I’ve had valuable
experience in leadership roles and student government before and during vet
school to prepare myself, most recently as a SAVS representative, as Vice
President of ECC, and as a Peer Helper. 
Previously, I held leadership positions in high school student
government and in the Colorado dance community. 
I have reliably taken on extra responsibilities when called upon, while
staying organized and focused on my studies. <span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent:36pt"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I believe that those who
can help, must help.  I would like to put
that commitment to work for you—to help fulfill our obligation leave our vet
college a better place than we found it. 
In particular, I would like to continue to improve upon already existent
services, continue our work to improve communications and relations with the
greater UPEI community, foster an inclusive and professional atmosphere within
AVC, and provide AVC students with the greatest possible support—academically,  financially, and mentally.  I want to help and I believe I can. Thank you
for voting.  Here’s to making next year
the best yet!<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>2) Isabelle Falardeau</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">My name is Isabelle Falardeau and I am a 2nd year student from Montreal.
<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Involvement to serve our student body has been at the heart of my best
experiences at AVC to date, and I would love to continue to serve our
colleagues, by applying to become SAVS' next president. This past school year,
I have had the pleasure to be a part of SAVS, acting as the group's social
representative. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, which convinced me to
apply for this opportunity. I also currently sit on the wellness committee as a
peer helper. This has, in particular, given me the opportunity to build many
meaningful connections amongst peers, by listening to what matters most to them
in their studies, and what we can do to help them be at their best while we
study here together at AVC.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">The AVC community is very important to me and is one I am proud of. I
would humbly welcome the opportunity to represent my peers as president and do
my best to make our time here at AVC as positive and meaningful as possible. My
previous leadership roles, as well as the relationships and skills I have
developed in serving the group in different functions, position me well to meet
responsibilities of the role.  <span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I thank you for the consideration and I look forward to working together
in one way or another,<span></span></span></p>

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President <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">1) Gillian Gwartz <span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Hello fellow AVC students. My name is Gillian Gwartz, I am currently a
second-year student and I am running for Vice President of SAVS.  I am currently President of the Nutrition
Club and Secretary of the One Health Club. 
Within these roles, I am privileged to contribute organizational skills,
creativity, and communication skills to help bring educational events and fun
activities to our school. I am running because I enjoy contributing to the AVC
community. I would like to share new ideas to bring all the classes closer
together as one group and to open us up to opportunities outside of our
community.  There is a big world out
there, and I want every student to be able to go out into the world and leave
their mark.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>2) Briar Spinney</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Hello everyone, my name is Briar Spinney, I'm currently in second year,
and I think I would be a perfect fit for the position of VP of SAVS. These last
two years have been the first time in a while that I was not directly involved
in multiple committees. In my pre-AVC life I’ve worked as resident advisor,
Vice-president of Social activities, President of Student Council, and on
community executive boards. I realize how much I truly love being at the heart
of student council, and to help coordinate activities or work towards various
goals in order to improve student life. I naturally have a tendency to assume a
leadership role and I am quite versatile in how my experiences can assist the
council as a whole. I’d love to work with each council member and assist
wherever I am needed. In the unlikely event of a president stepping down, I would
be comfortable stepping up to the plate! I’m a chatter-box, so if anyone has
any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to ask. #Briar4VP<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Jacki Caldwell</b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">I would like to run for the secretary position on the SAVS executive. I
think SAVS does a great job with positively contributing to the AVC community
and I would like to become a part of what they do. I would consider myself
someone who works well with others, so if chosen I am excited to collaborate
with other members of the executive to further improve the AVC student life.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">During my first two years here I have been involved with a variety of
executives, such as the nutrition club, animal welfare club, and the Class of
2019 executive. Having to juggle various commitments has required me to be
organized, which I think is a quality necessary in fulfilling this position. I
have also had many jobs (too many to count) that have given me experience in
working under pressure, being prompt, and problem solving that would help me be
a beneficial member of the SAVS executive. <span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Thank you for your consideration and good luck with exams everyone! <span></span></span></p>

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Director <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Andrew Flynn </b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">As Sports Representative for the Class of 2019, I've come to realize
just how important it is to give students the opportunity to forget about the
stress that can come with the vet school workload. Events like the SAVS
Broomball are very effective in promoting class bonding while also allowing
students to get some exercise and socialize in a stress-free environment. If
elected, I plan on using what I learned this past year to help students get the
most out of such events as well as planning more school-wide events that any
student can comfortably participate in, such as dodgeball and curling.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">Public
Relations Officer <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica"><b>1) Sarah Lynch </b><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:helvetica">My name is Sarah Lynch, and I’m a second year student from Pennsylvania.
Over the </span><span style="font-family:helvetica">past two years I have grown to love this community and the many ways in
which its members support one another. As an international student, I am
especially grateful for the warm welcome and the sense of comfort I immediately
felt as I transitioned to the island. Because of this, I have made every effort
to be an active part of my adopted community by volunteering, regularly participating
in local events and fundraisers, supporting local businesses, and making connections
with its members. I believe these connections would serve me well in this
position, and help to strengthen old relationships as well as form new beneficial
connections between the school and the community. Throughout the years I have
held numerous leadership roles, and </span><span style="font-family:helvetica">through those gained valuable experience in public speaking and event
planning. I feel these skills, as well as my devotion to both AVC and the
island community, would serve me well in this position as Public Relations
officer for SAVS. I thank you for your consideration!</span></p>

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