FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
Neor is committed to helping improve the conditions faced by Vancouver's at-risk population through the use of technology. He strongly believes that charitable causes must create tangible local impacts and allows this principle to drive his work. Neor is currently a third-year political science student at the University of British Columbia. In his spare time, Neor enjoys speaking about the various unaddressed issues facing Vancouver's homeless and at-risk population, and how technology can help mobilize change in these communities.
Brendan believes that small, grassroots organizations often create the biggest impacts and co-founded Connect Vancouver with the intention of doing just that. Brendan is currently a second year student at the University of British Columbia, and is an alumnus of the executive team.
Timothy is currently a third-year political science student at the University of British Columbia. Timothy's work largely focuses on writing, editing and creating new ways to share the stories at the heart of Connect Vancouver's work. He strongly believes that volunteer initiatives like Connect Vancouver are the most valuable forms of community service, and integral to fostering an equal, hopeful society. In his spare time, Timothy enjoys playing piano and composing for small ensembles.
Daniel is currently a second-year student at the Sauder School of Business, aspiring to major in Finance. Daniel enjoys working on propelling Connect Vancouver's mission forward through continuous innovation in our community engagement campaigns. When he has the time, Daniel enjoys playing the cello, competing and performing on a national level.
FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
Dave is currently a third-year student at the Sauder School of Business and is passionate about finance. Dave enjoy's working with numbers and strongly believes that non-profits can do much more in ensuring financial transparency. Dave focuses on developing new progressive methods of sharing how your donations help drive Connect Vancouver's mission. When he's not working, Dave is an avid soccer player.
MARKETING AND CREATIVE DIRECTION
Yaoyao aims to bring about awareness regarding the problems facing many on the streets of Vancouver and wants to create change by utilizing accessible media and technology. Currently a third-year international relations student at the University of British Columbia, Yaoyao primarily focuses on the creative processes behind Connect Vancouver's work. She is also a freelance photographer and blogger. For more information on Yaoyao's personal work click here.
OUTREACH OPERATIONS AND COMMUNITY ADVOCACY
Alex believes that giving Vancouver's homeless and at-risk an identity through story-building will vastly increase awareness around the issue. Alex lets this philosophy drive his work and is the face of Connect Vancouver with many of our clients, focusing on all of our outreach operations. Alex also helps build community awareness through the development of advocacy programs. Alex is currently a second year student at the University of British Columbia.