Executive

The Executive of the federation is composed of the President, Vice-President, and three (3) Regional Councillors: Councillor of Western Canada, Councillor of Central Canada and Councillor of Eastern Canada. The members of the Executive are elected by the members of the Council from among the members of the Council during the AGM. Serving members of the Executive are currently enrolled in an undergraduate dentistry program. Regional councillors are currently enrolled in an undergraduate dentistry program in their designated region. Members of the Executive hold office for a one-year term, from the conclusion of one AGM to the conclusion of the next AGM. To learn more about the role and responsibilities of the Executive, review sections 10 and 11 of the FCDSA Bylaws.

Current Executive

President – Julie Delcorde (Toronto '18)

Julie is entering her 4th year as a dental student at the University of Toronto. She joined the Council in April 2016 and was elected Regional Councillor – Central Canada at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. That same year, Julie was appointed member of the Student Wellness Committee as well as chairperson of the Dental Student Conference Committee, which made the initial preparations for the inaugural 2018 Canadian Dental Student Conference. Julie was elected president of federation at the 2017 AGM. Curious about our past Presidents? Find them here!

Vice President – Matthew Yeung (UBC '19)

Matthew is entering his 3rd year as a dental student at the University of British Columbia and was appointed to the Council in May 2016.  He has served as a member of the Finance Committee and was elected Vice-President at the 2017 Annual General Meeting.  As vice-president, Matthew is serving as Chairperson of the Finance Committee.

Regional Councillor – Eastern Canada – Philippe Martin (Laval '19)

Philippe is entering his 3rd year as a dental student at l'Université Laval and joined the Council in March 2017. He was elected Regional Councillor – Eastern Canada at the 2017 Annual General Meeting. Philippe is also serving as a member of the Finance Committee and the Bylaw Review Working Group..

Regional Councillor – Central Canada – Jihyun Han (Manitoba '18)

Jihyun is entering her 4th year as a dental student at the University of Manitoba and joined the Council in April 2016. She has served on the Finance Committee and Dental Student Conference Committee. She was elected Regional Councillor – Central Canada at the 2017 Annual General Meeting and is currently serving as a member of the Dental Student Conference Committee and Chairperson of the Bylaw Review Working Group.

Regional Councillor – Western Canada – Da In Kim (Alberta '20)

Da In is entering her 2nd year as a dental student at the University of Alberta and was appointed to the Council in March 2017.  She was elected Regional Councillor – Western Canada at the 2017 Annual General Meeting and is also serving as a member of the Finance Committee.