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The Board of Directors

Meet the dedicated students managing CICSA in 2021

Dylan Scott

President
Dylan has been sailing since age 8. In my sailing career I have competed, and coached across North America, Europe, and Asia. He is also the President of the Dalhousie Sailing Team where he is currently studying commerce.

Valerie Louis

Vice President
Originally from Barrie, Ontario, I started sailing at the age of 10 on my family’s keelboat and attending sailing school. I mostly sail out of the Barrie Yacht Club, or the Wye Heritage Marina on Georgian Bay. I am a second year Health Sciences student and a proud member of the Queen’s University Sailing Team

Nicholas Dotsch

Secretary
Nicholas is a sailor based out of The Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto. Growing up he raced C420s and 29ers, now racing in the J105 circuit. Currently a a 2nd year political science and pre law student at Laurier university.

Dylan Stermer

Treasurer
Dylan has been sailing for 14 years and is currently a crew for the McGill sailing team. This year I will be assuming the position as treasurer for CICSA.

Scott Gittens

Competitions and Scheduling
Scott was born and raised in Barbados where I started sailing at 5 years old. I race lasers on the Barbados Team and 420s on the Queen’s Sailing Team where I am currently studying Civil Engineering.

Liz Marr

Communications Officer
Liz is in her final year at McMaster. She has sailed her whole life and lived aboard my family’s boat when she was younger. Her home club is Port Dover where she taught for five years, two of which as Head Coach.

Livia Kelly

Fundraising
Liv is in her final year studying Psychology and Behavioural Science at McGill University. In her sailing career she has primarily competed and coached in Boston, MA and Montreal.

Jessie Bennett

Team Development Officer
Jessie is completing her final year of her BSc Kinesiology from UNB. She is from Nova Scotia, and has been sailing for almost 10 years now. She was part of the original UNB sailing team, and served two years as president at UNB.
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