Our Board

(L-R) The Executive of the 100th Youth Parliament of Manitoba: Alexa Mucyo Kayonga, Marie Sutherland, Deborah Tsao, Jacob Harvey, and Nina Lam.

Premier

The Premier acts as the chairperson of the organization.

Their responsibilities include:

  • 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; and
  • Presenting a report on the state of the organization at the Annual General Meeting.

The Premier of the 100th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Nina Lam.

Speaker

The Speaker acts as the past-chairperson of the organization.

Their responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the Chief Electoral Officer at the Election Meeting;
  • Acting as the primary liaison between YPM and the alumni; and
  • Presiding over sittings and debates at Winter Session.

The Speaker of the 100th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Deborah Tsao.

Deputy Premier

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

Their responsibilities include:

  • Fulfilling the responsibilities of the Premier in their absence;
  • Taking accurate minutes at all meetings of the Executive, Cabinet and general membership; and
  • Keeping accurate contact information of all members.

The Deputy Premier of the 100th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Marie Sutherland.

Deputy Speaker

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

Their responsibilities include:

  • Keeping accurate financial records;
  • Financial aid; and
  • Fundraising.

The Deputy Speaker of the 100th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Jacob Harvey.

House Leader

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

Their responsibilities include:

  • Advising the Board on all matters of procedure;
  • Chairing SOBLOC, a committee that annually reviews our governing documents; and
  • Timekeeping YPM’s activities during Winter Session.

The House Leader of the 100th Youth Parliament of Manitoba is Alexa Mucyo Kayonga.