IEEE Okanagan College Student Branch Annual General Meeting

Chair: Thais Santos Damasceno 
Vice Chair: Ashley Tumback
Tresure: Alexander Hopfner
Secretary: Alexander Ross

IEEE Okanagan College Student Branch Annual General Meeting
(supported by IEEE Okanagan Subsection)

Time & Date:  5 p.m., Wednesday, November 8th, 2023
Location: Room E 102, Okanagan College, Kelowna, 1000 KLO Rd, Kelowna V1Y 4X8 (Zoom:
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Thais Damasceno is a dynamic professional with 3+ years of work experience who is shifting from a legal career in Brazil to the world of technology in Canada. Following a year of legal practice, she relocated to Canada to enhance her English and discovered her passion for programming. Thais worked during a 9-month software developer internship at Willowglen Systems Inc, a pivotal experience that solidified her commitment to the industry. There, she worked mainly with JavaScript and C++. In Fall 2023, she embarked on her journey at Okanagan College, where she’s dedicated to advancing her technology expertise. This strives to bring innovative solutions to complex challenges, bridging her legal background with her technical knowledge.

Daniel Tumback has a background as a residential framer; however, his true passion is working on computers. After years of working in construction, he decided to go and get an undergraduate degree in computer information systems. He has a passion for building things, from assembling the components of a computer to building houses. He hopes to take that same passion into the computer science world and help build the future of computer components. He has a keen interest in the future of quantum computing and hopes to one day be on the front line of quantum development to truly help build the next generation of computing hardware.

Alexander Ross is a computer science enthusiast and aspiring professional. He is a 23-year-old Computer Science enthusiast with a strong foundation in programming and a dedication to innovation. His journey in the world of technology began at Okanagan College, where he is currently enrolled in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program. As a third-year student, he has honed his skills in Java, C, C++, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, VB.NET, SQL, and SPARC while gaining expertise in Database Analysis and Design, micro-controllers, and circuitry design. In addition to his technical proficiency, he has had the opportunity to work in dynamic and high-stress environments. During his tenure at Kal Tire, he mastered adaptability and time management. Beyond his educational and work experiences, he is a quick learner with strong communication skills. He is excited about the possibilities and is eager to continue his journey in the world of technology.

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Pizza and Refreshments will be provided