2015 – 2016 Executive Team

Jocelyn Courneya (President)

In her third year at the University of Ottawa, Jocelyn is specializing in Organizational Communications, with a minor in Global Studies. Having been a part of uOPRA for the past three years, Jocelyn has watched the team grow into the fantastic association it is today, excited for what this year will bring! Outside of school, you can find Jocelyn on the hunt for the best coffee spots in the capital city.

Shanice Atkins-Broome (VP Secretary)

Majoring in Public Relations,  Shanice has moved from uOttawa to the Algonquin college portion of the PR program. With passions such as acting, writing, and even dancing at times, Shanice is able to express her creativity through blogging – being one of UOPRA’s bloggers. With hopes of being in the PR industry, Shanice takes the experience of being apart of such a diverse organization in hopes to further her dreams of being a PR professional and sharing her talented gifts with others.

Jordan Alfred (VP Finance)

In his fourth year at uOttawa,  Jordan is pursuing a double major in Communications and Criminology. He decided to get involved with the uOPRA after attending their first annual conference. His passion for Public Relations developed in high school, wherein he became intrigued with the concept of shaping people’s perceptions, in reference to how they view companies and certain figures within the media. After graduation, his goal is to either, pursue a graduate degree in Public Relations or attend law school.

Courtney Saunders (VP Social Anglo)

In her third year at the University of Ottawa, Courtney is majoring in Communication and minoring in Business Management. Upon graduation, she has aspirations of a career in event management. Courtney was raised in a small town located between Kingston and Toronto. Courtney is passionate about volunteering, her friends and family, recreational running, cooking, canoeing and camping. She believes that everyday is just another opportunity to smile and appreciate the little things that life has to offer.

Sarah Pudwell (VP Social Franco)

Sarah Pudwell is a third year student in the Communications program. This is her second year with uOPRA, and this year she is hoping to add more to the team for our French students! She has played an important role in the planning and organizing of many events in the past and is excited to continue bringing her skills to the uOPRA team this year.