PRCSS Executive 2015

CaylieGnyraChairperson: Caylie Gnyra

Caylie Gnyra is in her first semester of the Diploma of Acupuncture program, having completed bachelor’s degrees in English (Edmonton, 2005) and native studies (Edmonton, 2010) as well as a master’s in museum studies (Victoria/Toronto, 2012). Her first introduction to parliamentary procedure was at the age of 10, when she joined the Vermilion Golden Threads sewing and crafts 4-H club. She has since served as Social Coordinator for The King’s University College’s Students’ Association, and as the Director of Strategic Planning for the board of the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society. She hopes to (a) help the PRCSS establish systems for information-sharing amongst its members, starting with the PRCSS website; (b) support more cross-disciplinary events and interactions amongst students at PRC; and (c) provide opportunities for PRC students to engage with other holistic health students throughout the Pacific Northwest and Canada. More personally, Caylie is particularly keen to help other PRCers learn to create and manage their own websites. You can get in touch with Caylie at [email protected], and read more about the Chairperson’s responsibilities here.


CherishLepineStudent Affairs and Education: Cherish Lepine

Cherish Lepine is currently in her second year of the Diploma of Phytotherapy program. Before coming to PRC she lived and worked in Yukon. Her work and volunteer experience has been heavily focused in the areas of First Nation programming, support, advocacy, communication, and management; she has done this work on local, regional, and national levels. Equality for all people is very important to Cherish and she sees communication, relationship building, and mutual understanding/respect as key to achieving this. On a personal level she is most passionate about art, books, magic, and herbal and energetic forms of medicine & healing. E-mail Cherish at [email protected], and read more about the Student Affairs and Education Representative’s responsibilities here.


Student Activities and Events: Vacant

Please direct e-mails to [email protected]. You can read more about the program representatives’ responsibilities here.


Representative for Diploma of Acupuncture: Vacant

Please direct e-mails to [email protected]. You can read more about the program representatives’ responsibilities here.


BrewsterScottRepresentative for Dual Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Brewster Scott

Brewster is a third-year Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine student passionate about the success and growth of PRC. She is interested in contributing to the betterment of PRC through participating in the newly forming student society. She is running for the position of student Representative for the Dip AOM and Dr. TCM programs. Brewster believes that the formalization of a student society will help improve PRC by providing a focal point for students excited about making positive change at PRC and in the community. Brewster can be reached at [email protected], and you can read more about the program representatives’ responsibilities here.


Representative for Diploma of Phytotherapy: Vacant

Please direct e-mails to [email protected]. You can read more about the program representatives’ responsibilities here.


Representative for Diploma of Holistic Nutrition: Vacant

Please direct e-mails to [email protected]. You can read more about the program representatives’ responsibilities here.


Past Executive

Representative for Diploma of Phytotherapy, Winter/Spring 2015: Holly Tarn

Representative for Diploma of Acupuncture, Winter/Spring 2015: Emily Golub

Representative for Diploma of Holistic Nutrition, Winter 2015: Andrea Ray

Student Activities and Events, Winter–Fall 2015: Krista Erikson