The University of Winnipeg

Officers & Advisors

Officers & Advisors

Ruth Dickinson


Ruth graduated in 2018 with a 4-year BA Honours in Classics. Ruth had graduated in 2015 with a 4-year BA - double major in Geography and Classics. Ruth loves working with both the UW-GK, and as President of the University of Winnipeg Alumni Council. Ruth loves to travel and volunteer.

Mathieu Godin

Executive Vice-President

Mathieu is in the process of completing a BAH in Linguistic as well as a 4-year BA in Psychology with a minor in Political Science. He plans to get his Masters in Linguistics with the intent of reviewing and implementing changes, if required, concerning language acts and policies in all levels of government.

Patricia Joven

Vice-President Communications

Patricia is in her 4th-year at university and is currently pursuing a degree in Biochemistry. She has been placed on the Dean's Honour List in the 2015-2016 academic year and this year has been awarded a Chemistry Department Award. Inspired by her volunteering trip in South Africa, she hopes to pursue a career in the medical sciences. She enjoys volunteering and reading in her spare time.

Nicole VanHove

Vice-President Finance

Nicole is a 4th-year student at The University of Winnipeg studying Applied Computer Science and Business, with plans to pursue a Masters in Computer Science. In Nicole's free time, she reads science fiction and fantasy novels and creates a variety of handcrafts.

Mildred Eziamaka

Vice-President Records

Mildred graduated with a 3rd-year BBA as well as completed the 3-year degree requirement for international development studies. Mildred always loves to strive for a better version of herself and one of the ways she does this is through service. She hopes to pursue a masters program in entrepreneurship and technology, in the near future. She is a fitness maniac and enjoys travelling

Karanveer (Karan) Dhillon

Vice-President Events

Karanveer (Karan) Dhillon has completed her BSc 3-year with a major in Biology and Chemistry. She is currently in 4th-year at the university and is pursuing Honors in Biochemistry and a minor in Classics. She is a member of the LTS group and teaches first year Biology labs at the University. Karan was placed on the Dean's Honor list in the 2015-2016 academic year. She is currently doing research on Drosophila suzukii with Alberto Civetta and hopes to pursue a career in medical sciences. She is looking forward to working with GK members.

Julia Victor Dit Vouillon

Vice-President Marketing

Julia is a 5th-year student at the University of Winnipeg who is pursuing a major in Psychology and a minor in Conflict Resolution Studies. Originally from France, Julia loves to travel, hike, read, and write in her free time. She has previously worked as an academic writing tutor on campus, and is thrilled to join the Golden Key Executive team to reach out to students and share with them the association’s values. She is also passionate about movements such as Half the Sky, and is excited to work alongside students in volunteering opportunities.

Ugonna Chigbo

Vice-President Fundraising

Ugonna is a 4th-year student completing his Psychology major with a minor in International Development Studies. He is extremely passionate about all things academic and is always searching for ways to develop through volunteering on campus and in the local community. He is a proud UW Golden Key member. Ugonna's other interests include hosting a radio show, performing with his improv. troupe, and being a volunteer medical first responder.

Camila Navarro

Director of Tutoring

Maria is a 4th-year Economics student at The University of Winnipeg. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, running, reading, volunteering in different community events and spending time with her family and friends. Maria's aspirations are to pursue a masters degree in Applied Economics in Policy Making and work as an economist for the federal government of Canada. She is currently volunteering with The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the international student association, and has volunteered with International Student Services, and for the Lloyd Axworthy lecture series at The University of Winnipeg. She has currently joined the University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter International Honour Society because it is an association that strives to help students achieve their full potential in leadership skills, academic excellence and service, which provides an opportunity to help the University of Winnipeg and surrounding areas and communities.

Cathrine Froese-Klassen

Faculty Advisor

Cathrine Froese-Klassen, a UW Education Faculty member, editor, and published scholar, specializes in gifted and talented education, curriculum development, and pedagogy. She has held many leadership positions. As a co-founder of the UW-GK Chapter in 2013, she has been the Faculty Advisor since its inception and also the representative on the Golden Key Council of Advisors for the Canadian region since June 2015.

Khuong Huynh


Khuong is a 3rd-year student in the Integrated Program in the Faculty of Education. Khuong is majoring in History and minoring in English literature. He hopes to one day teach English overseas across Asia. Khuong joined the Golden Key because the organization reasonates with his interests for academic learning, community service, and provides many opportunities to develop valuable leadership skills for the future.

Abbey Meadows


Abbey Meadows is a 4th year student in the faculty of Kinesiology majoring in Exercise Science, who plans to pursue a degree in medicine. She is really excited to be a part of the UW Golden Key for another fun and successful year! Abbey is passionate about kinesiology and science. She has volunteered for three years with the UW Let’s Talk Science summer camp for inner city children, among various other volunteer work. Last year, Abbey was awarded with the Dr. Randy Kobes Memorial Scholarship for her extracurricular volunteer work, particularly in scientific outreach, as well as the Kinesiology and Athletic Therapy Students Association scholarship for leadership. Abbey works doing respite with children with special needs, and in her free time enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as getting outside playing sports and being active!

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