Our Board

(L-R) The Executive of the 96th Youth Parliament of Manitoba: Joey Broda, Adrienne Tessier, Ariel Melamedoff, Abigail Theano-Pudwill, Deborah Tsao.

Premier

The Premier acts as the chairperson of the organization.

Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinating the planning of Winter Session;
  • Presiding over all meetings of the Executive, Cabinet and general membership;
  • Representing YPM to outside organizations and the news media;
  • Supervising the execution of sessions; and
  • Presenting a report on the state of the organization at the Annual General Meeting.

The Premier of the 96th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Ariel Melamedoff.

Speaker

The Speaker acts as the past chairperson of the organization.

Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Acting as the Chief Electoral Officer at the Election Meeting;
  • Acting as the primary liaison between YPM and the alumni; and
  • Presiding over the membership at sessions.

The Speaker of the 96th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Joseph Broda.

Deputy Premier

The Deputy Premier acts as the vice-chairperson of the organization.

Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Fulfilling the responsibilities of the Premier in their absence;
  • Taking accurate minutes at all meetings of the Executive, Cabinet and general membership;
  • Keeping accurate contact information of all members; and
  • Supervising all YPM activities during Session while outside of the Manitoba Legislative Building.

The Deputy Premier of the 96th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Adrienne Tessier.

Deputy Speaker

The Deputy Speaker acts as the Director of Finance of the organization.

Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Keeping accurate financial records;
  • Receiving all dues paid by members; and
  • Fundraising.

The Deputy Speaker of the 96th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Deborah Tsao.

House Leader

The House Leader acts as the Director of Procedures of the organization.

Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Advising the Board on all matters of procedure;
  • Calling for amendments to all internal governing documents;
  • Presiding over meetings of the Executive, Cabinet and general membership in the absence of the Premier and the Deputy Premier; and
  • Supervising all YPM activities during Session while inside the Manitoba Legislative Building.

The House Leader of the 96th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Abigail Theano-Pudwill.