This is the new executive team for the 2016-2017 year! The UTERN team works together to encourage and aid in environmental projects, inform environmental practice and sustainability, and improve communication and partnership between all who work for the environment on all three campuses.

President – Katelyn Tantakis

Hi there! My name is Katelyn and I am a fourth year student double majoring in Forest Biomaterials Science and Environmental studies. My passion lies in corporate sustainability and environmental economics. This, along with seeing the events that UTERN has helped to fund over the last couple of years, is what lead me to join the group last year. I look forward to seeing what projects this year has in store for us!

email: k.tantakis@mail.utoronto.ca

Treasurer – Truc-Lam Tran


Hi there! My name is Lam and I am currently a graduate student in the Master of Forest Conservation Program. I completed my undergrad at UofT in Forest Conservation and Environmental Studies. When I am not doing school work I enjoy binge-watching documentaries, playing with my cat, watching bees, and geeking out about trees!

email: lam.tran@mail.utoronto.ca

Project Manager – Cathy Ho


Hi Everyone! My name is Cathy, and I am currently a fourth year student specializing in Environmental Geography. I have lived in Hong Kong for the past 10 years, and besides being passionate about the environment, I also love to dance! I will be your project manager this year, feel free to message me if you have any questions about UTERN or Hong Kong!

email: cathy.ho@mail.utoronto.ca

Executive Secretary – Cindy Liu

My name is Cindy Liu and I am Executive Secretary at UTERN! I am going into my fourth and final year double majoring in Environmental Studies and Health & Disease. I’m part of Victoria College at the University of Toronto St. George campus. In my free time I like to try cool DIY projects, bullet journal and play with my dog. I am always looking for new ways to get involved on campus to make U of T more environmentally friendly!

email: cindyxinning.liu@mail.utoronto.ca

External Executive Liaison – Kitty Condon

Kathryn is a British international student residing in Barbados in her third year at Trinity College. She is pursuing a Double Major in Ethics, Society & Law and Environmental Studies with a Minor in Environmental Ethics. Kathryn has a keen interest in resource conservation, advocating for greater stewardship, accountability and good governance practices. Kathryn is the VP Business Relations for the Sustainable Engineers Association (SEA) and is currently undertaking a work placement at Better Current which harnesses off-grid solar power through its cutting edge innovations. Last year Kathryn received the Douglas H. Pimlott Award for demonstrating commitment to social involvement in environmental issues.

email: kitty.condon@mail.utoronto.ca


 Internal Executive Liaison – Petrele Francois

Hello there, I’m Petrelë and I’m very pleased to be serving as UTERN’s Internal Executive Liaison. I’m currently in my 3rdyear pursuing a double major in Canadian Studies and Environmental Ethics. Feel free to contact me about any events and/or initiatives around creating a greener U of T that you, your group or your club may have.

email: p.francois@mail.utoronto.ca

Environment Week Coordinator – Maria-Fernanda Lozano

Hi! My name is Maria and I am a third year student doing a double major in Physics and Environmental Science. I love nature and am passionate about protecting it in any way possible!  I’m excited to be a part of UTERN this year and am looking forward to planning an awesome Environment Week!

email: maria.lozano@mail.utoronto.ca

Environment Week Coordinator – Vanessa Rocha

Hi everyone! My name is Vanessa Rocha, I am currently a second-year student double majoring in Forestry Biomaterials and Environmental Science respectively. I was born in Ecuador, and I consider myself as a compassionate supporter of the environment. I look forward to helping maintain the green community at UTERN and UofT.

email: vanessa.rochacabuyales@mail.utoronto.ca


Director of Technology – Justin Li


Outreach Coordinator – Carolyn Wu


Hey everyone! My name is Carolyn Wu and I am UTERN’s Outreach Coordinator. I’m a fourth year student doing a double major in Architecture Design and Environmental Studies, and a minor in Urban Studies. When I’m not drawing plans or researching about the environment, I am outside playing Frisbee or trying new ice cream places

email: carolynj.wu@mail.utoronto.ca


UTERN Contact Information

MAILING ADDRESS: 33 Willcocks Street, UTERN mailbox 1016V

FIND US AT: Earth Sciences building, 5 Bancroft Ave. ROOM 1042A

EMAIL CONTACT: utern.toronto@gmail.com


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