Travis Daley, Chair
Born and raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Travis is proud to be serving for a second year on the NBSA board. Formally the Vice-president External, Travis is currently the president of the University of New Brunswick Student Union. Travis is in his final year of his degree studying leaderships studies at UNB’s Renaissance College. Travis is always blown away with the amazing students in New Brunswick. Their combination of talent, pride, and passion is an asset that should never go unknown, says Travis.
As chair, he knows that ensuring accessible, affordable and quality education in New Brunswick will provide a strong foundation for the future of the province. He looks forward to working with the NBSA Board to advocate on behalf of the 12 000 this organization represents.
Ryan LeBreton, Vice-chair
Originally from Bathurst, New Brunswick, Ryan LeBreton is excited to take a step up from his position as Vice-President Student Life to President of the Mount Allison Students’ Union. His background and expertise with Student Life gives him a unique perspective to provincial advocacy.
As an Economics and International Relations students, he values and understand the importance in investing in youth and their education. Ryan is very excited about bringing student issues to a provincial scale, his experience will prove vital in furthering the accessibility of post-secondary education.
Fernanda Damiani is originally from Iguassu Falls, Brazil, but has been calling Fredericton her home for the past three years. She is a journalism student at St. Thomas University and is minoring in Communications and Spanish. She is STUSU President this year and is inspired by working with students from different parts of the province that want to make a different in their community.
Fernanda loves to write in her my free time, and watch movies under piles of blankets.
Sam Titus is from Fredericton, and is currently studying at St. Thomas University. Sam will be going into his fifth year, pursing an Honors in History with a Major in Political Science and Minor in Philosophy. Sam is proud to be serving his second term as Vice President of Education with the STUSU, and is looking forward to seeing how STUSU can take the momentum and success of the past year with the NBSA and translate that into more wins for students in New Brunswick. Above all, Sam is excited to work with a highly talent and passionate group of student leaders to really make a difference in our province.
On top of his work with the Students’ Union, the NBSA, and CASA, he freelances as a goalie with ice and ball hockey teams around Fredericton and enjoy evenings-in watching Netflix with his cat, Daisy.
Kjeld-Mizpah Conyers-Steede is the Vice President External for the UNB Students’ Representative Council. Originally from Smith’s, Bermuda, Kjeld-Mizpah has adopted Saint John and New Brunswick as his second home. He is currently a third year student studying Politics with a minor in Business. After completing his undergraduate degree, he plans to attend graduate school with a focus in policies.
Kjeld-Mizpah finds enjoyment in civic involvement and giving back to his community. He uses his involvement to provide people with the courage to allow their voice to be heard.
Jordan Tracey is the President of the UNB Student Representative Council. Originally from Saint John, Jordan is a Dean’s List student and will be graduating this year with a Bachelor of Science in biology. After completing his Bachelor’s degree, he plans to attend medical school.
During his time at UNB Saint John, Jordan has been involved in a variety of organizations and activities, such as being a two-year member of the board of governors for UNB, a tutor and a mentor for the Promise Partnership and playing football for the university. Prior to being elected President of the UNBSRC, he served as the Vice-President External in 2014-2015 and as the Science and Applied Science Engineering (SASE) representative on council for two years. Jordan believes that effort creates opportunity, and intends to put forth a strong effort as part of the NBSA Board in hopes of creating new opportunities for New Brunswick students.
Katie Beers is the Vice President External for the UNB Student Union. Originally from Moncton, Katie is in her fourth year on a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Sociology and Law in Society. Katie is very involved in her community as a Scouts Canada volunteer and as a peer mentor for the Faculty of Arts.
Katie has always been passionate about student issues and looks forward to working with the NBSA to advocate for meaningful change for post-secondary students across the province.