2015/2016 Executive Council

President- Nicole Brazzoni


Hey everyone, my name is Nicole and I will be your president for this year. I’m in my fourth and final year of Geology here at UofA, and am looking forward to everything it has in store! I can’t wait to meet you all, and get to know you a little better. If you have any questions, or want to chat, feel free to send me an email.




VP External-Calla Knudson

FullSizeRenderHey there! My name is Calla Knudson and I will be the VP External for the 2015/2016 academic year. I am a fourth year geology student and this past summer I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work in Calgary as a geological summer student for Tangle Creek Energy. Besides rocks, I also enjoy hiking, canoeing, swimming, and skiing. I have had a great time being a member of P.S. Warren for the past couple of years, so I’m really excited to hold an executive position this year and meet more future geologists. If you have any questions, concerns, or you would just like to know more about our society, please send me an email at cjknudso@ualberta.ca

VP Internal-Maya LaGrange

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Hi everyone! My name is Maya, I’m in my fourth year, and I’m your VP Internal. I’m looking forward to meeting new faces and getting to know old ones even better this upcoming school year! As VP Internal, I’m your liaison with the EAS department. Feel free to email me if you have any questions!


Social Convener-Melissa MacDonald


Hi there, my name is Melissa! I am a third year geology student and a social convener for P.S. Warren. I enjoy hiking and being outdoors. I am looking forward to planning some fun events and getting to know everyone. If you have any ideas or questions please feel free to contact me! 



Social Convener-Hal Soulodre

HalHi my name is Hal Soulodre. I am a third year Geology student, taking on the role of Social Convener. I grew up in Slave Lake, Alberta. The past two years, I spent my summers fighting forest fires. I am looking forward to getting to know the members of P.S. Warren. If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at hsoulodr@ualberta.ca.



Sports Rep-Jared Kugler

unnamedHey everybody! My name is Jared Kugler and I am in my fourth and final year of Geology and will be a sports representative for this year. Last summer I got the chance to work in Calgary for ConocoPhillips looking at a bunch of sandstones; I guess you could call me a big softy. I am very enthusiastic about sports, Uno, and most of all, dogs. I look forward to playing as many sports as possible with you guys!


Sports Rep- Brendan Bishop


Hey I’m Brendan Bishop and I’m your sports rep for the year. I’m in my final year of geology and am a pretty big sports fan and played almost every sport growing up in a little town called Elk Point. I look forward to meeting all of you and hopefully being your teammate.





Secretary-Carmen Ricard


Hi! I’m Carmen Ricard, I’m the secretary this 2015/2016 year and I’m looking forward to the exciting year ahead! I am in my final year of Geology, focusing in petroleum geology. Last summer I was fortunate enough to work as a geology student in Calgary at Nexen ULC with an additional 8 months before that. While there, I’m happy to say that I got out to camp and hike in the mountains. Lastly, I really love travelling – in case the photo hasn’t already tipped you off. P. S. Warren is going to have a stellar year!

Treasurer-Angie Wu


My name is Angie Wu and I will be acting as treasurer for the 2015-2016 year.  Besides liking rocks I also enjoy hiking and camping.  I am looking forward to meeting all of you in the near future!




Grad Rep-Denny Smyth


Hi there, my name is Denny Smyth and I am in my fourth and final year of Honours Geology.  I spent two amazing summers working for the Alberta Geologic Survey, rocking out (haha) in both Quaternary and Bedrock.  I’m always good for a geo-pun so if you want to laugh (or roll your eyes), hit me up!  I’ll be one of your grad reps in the upcoming year and hope to throw one last awesome farewell for all the graduates!




Grad Rep-Brandon Stoner

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Hello Everyone! My name is Brandon Stoner and I am one of the P.S. Warren grad reps. I am currently in my final year of the Geology program, and I am looking forward to organizing this year’s grad festivities. If you are interested in becoming involved with the Grad Committee to help fundraise the grad ceremony, please email me at stoner@ualberta.ca.



Environmental Rep-Christine Bobey 


My name is Christine and I am currently in my fourth year of the Environmental Earth Science program. I am the Environmental Representative for PS Warren this year and am looking forward to a great year with all you lovely PS Warren members!





3rd Year Rep-Jeff Fraser


Hello, my name is Jeff Fraser. I am in my 3rd year of my Bsc in Geology. I am from Saltspring Island, B.C and I love hunting, fishing, hiking and pretty much anything else outdoors. I’m excited to be a part of P.S. Warren this year and to meet some fellow geologists! Any questions? Feel free to email me at jfraser1@ualberta.ca



2nd Year Rep-Karys Leonard-Fortune

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Hey everyone! My name is Karys and I am one of your second year reps this fall and winter. I spent most of my summer hiking and exploring the mountains, and I love everything to do with the outdoors. I am looking forward to a great year with the P.S. Warren group!