Cabinet

YPM‘s team of volunteer staff is called the cabinet. The cabinet helps to plan and run all of our activities, including our parliamentary sessions.  Members of the previous session are eligible to apply for cabinet.

Members of the 95th Cabinet at our annual Cabinet Retreat.

Members of the 95th Cabinet and Executive at our annual Cabinet Retreat.

About the Cabinet

Meetings of cabinet are held biweekly at the Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg. Shown below is a list of the ministries of the 93rd cabinet of YPM, including a brief synopsis of their duties.  If you wish to contact any of them, please use the contact form found on this website.

Upper Cabinet

  • Registrar General
  • Ministry of Revenue
  • Ministry of Government Services
  • Ministry of Human Resources
  • Ministry of Labour
  • Ministry of Finance

Lower Cabinet

  • Ministry of Alumni Affairs
  • Ministry of External Affairs
  • Ministry of Publications
  • Ministry of Public Relations
  • Ministry of Supply and Service
  • Ministry of Reconciliation
  • Ministry of Rural Development
  • Whips

Registrar General

The Registrar General is responsible for accepting all registration forms from participants to our parliamentary sessions. They also act as the primary point of contact for all participants.

  • Registrar General: Deborah Tsao

Ministry of Revenue

The Ministry of Revenue works alongside the Ministry of Finance on fundraising initiatives throughout the year with a focus on bolstering support among Alumni and other members of the YPM community.

  • Minister: Jessica Eblie

Ministry of Government Services

The Ministry of Government Services is, together with the Minister of Labour, responsible for overseeing logistical planning that occurs each year. Specifically, the Ministry books accommodations, travel and facilities needed for the sessions to take place successfully.

  • Minister: Michael Kvern

Ministry of Human Resources

The Ministry of Human Resources is responsible for recruiting in schools with a focus on student outreach and teacher awareness. They also work on reaching out to politicians and other community leaders and informing them about YPM.

  • Minister: Abigail Theano-Pudwill

Ministry of Labour

The Ministry of Labour is, together with the Minister of Government Services, responsible for overseeing logistical planning. Specifically, the Ministry is responsible for planning the food services overseeing the dietary needs of the membership.

  • Minister: Daniel Denton

Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance works together with the Director of Finance to manage the corporation’s finances. They are mainly responsible for corporate fundraising initiatives throughout the year.

  • Minister: Tyler Baessler
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister: Cody Rex

Ministry of Alumni Affairs

The Ministry of Alumni Affairs is responsible for assisting the Speaker with relations between the organization and our past members. Their duties include organizing the annual Alumni Reception and organizing our material at the Archives of Manitoba.

  • Minister: Silke Groneweg

Ministry of External Affairs

The Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for outside correspondence with fellow youth parliaments and for acquiring letters of welcome from various dignitaries.

  • Minister: Aidan Prenovault

Ministry of Publications

The Ministry of Publications is responsible for preparing the ACRONYM– our daily magazine during parliamentary sessions – and for publishing and photocopying all documents during session.

  • Minister: Brandon Kolt
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister: Dylan Fijal

Ministry of Public Relations

The Ministry of Public Relations is responsible for coordinating relations with the news media through interviews and press releases. They also organize a press conference in the weeks leading up to session.

  • Minister: Danielle Bohonos
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister: Nina Lam

Ministry of Supply and Service

The Ministry of Supply and Service is responsible for the sale of all YPM-related merchandise during session (such as t-shirts, ties and pins) and also for acquiring any bulk non-food materials used during session, such as folders, pens, paper, etc.

  • Minister: Brent Tichon
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister: Gordon Parisian

Ministry of Reconciliation

The Ministry of Reconciliation is responsible for Indigenizing Youth Parliament of Manitoba, including the recruitment of members from reserves, integrating Indigenous beliefs and practices in our ceremonies, and reaching out to Indigenous community organizations.

  • Minister: Ronald Gamblin

Ministry of Rural Development

The Ministry of Rural Development is responsible for ensuring that rural Manitoba is adequately represented in YPM by recruiting new members and seeking support from the alumni and business community in rural Manitoba.

  • Minister: Leslie Kretai

Whips

The Whips are responsible for “whipping” members from place to place under the direction of the Deputy Premier. They also book transportation to and from the Manitoba Legislature and plan evening entertainment and social activities.

  • Female Whip: Anna Binder
  • Male Whip: Alexander Bastin

 

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