The Debates & Dialogue Committee Executive is made up of an interdisciplinary group of UofT students across colleges and years of study. In addition to the finance team, communications team, and the administration team, our committee is comprised of five event-planning subcommittees:

  • Arts & Culture

  • Alumni & Keynote

  • Business & Science

  • Politics & Law

  • Social Advocacy

The committee works together to bring forth our annual event lineup. Please see below for a list of current and past members of the executive.

the 2019-2020 executive

Hui Wen Zheng (Chair), Armin Safavi (Treasurer), Adrien Blachard, Naima Hussein, Keenan Krause, Priscilla Layarda, Megan Siyi Liu, Sanaya Rau, Dante Wong, Emily Wuschnakowski

Non-voting members: Stephanie Bai, James Coady, Zeus Eden, Anjali Gandhi, Sarah Rana, Kiellan Rook, Nicole Shi, Heather Yuan

Past executives

2018-2019

Venus Wang (Chair), Andrew Irwin (Treasurer), Megan Siyi Liu, Hui Wen Zheng, Adrien Blachard, Mira Pijselman, Emily Wuschnakowski, Benjamin Levy, Nicholas Ferreira, Arunoshi Singh, Priscilla Layarda, Qiwei Shao,

Non-voting members: Anahid Najafizadeh, Anjali Gandhi, AnneMichaela Brodaric, Armin Safavi, Dante Wong, Ethan Strathdee, Foti Vito, Keenan Krause, Kelly Perioris, Kiellan Rook, Roshni Thawani, Miriam Lustig, Rajpreet Sidhu, Olivia Smith, Saba Javed, Sanaya Rau, Sarah Ingle, Zahireen Tarefdar, Kornelia Drianovski, Monica Morales

2017-2018

Aceel Hawa (Chair), Andrew Irwin (Treasurer), Venus Wang, Layla Moumin, Ivan Hsieh, Nick Allard, Qiwei Shao, Angela Hou, Emily Wuschnakowski, Arunoshi Singh, Adrien Blachard, Kiellan Rook (non-voting), Keenan Krause (non-voting), Miriam Lustig (non-voting), Armin Safavi (non-voting), Alex Forgay (non-voting)

2016-2017

Joudy Sarraj (Chair), Ali Harkness (Treasurer), Venus Wang, Aceel Hawa, Layla Moumin, Ivan Hsieh, Nasra Moumin, Andrew Irwin, Sarah Millman, Mattea Roach.

2015-2016

Sarah Harrison (Chair), Alessandra Harkness (Treasurer), Madeleine Peters, Nick Allard, Alex Sapp, Anthony Marchese, Joudy Sarraj, Alex Smith, Sarah Millman, Leila Martin, Aceel Hawa

2014-2015

Kaleem Hawa (Chair), Thomas Slabon (Treasurer), Ali Harkness, Jasper Lim, Aislin Flynn, Sarah Harrison, Alex Cohen, Anthony Marchese, Marcus Tutert, Madeline Peters.