2020-2021 LEADS

Co-Captains

Amy

Hi! I’m Amy, I have been on SWAT since grade 8 and am in my 5th year on the team! I am currently one of the team’s Co-Captains and have done a lot of work with Mechanical, CAD, Strategy and Scouting in the past.

“Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you’ve imagined.” Anonymous.

Sam

Hey, I’m Sam! This is my fourth year on SWAT and my first year as a co-captain. I work a lot with our awards and Chairmans team, and for the past couple of years have been helping run SWATposium. One of my favourite quotes is:

“We have two lives. The second begins when we realize we only have one.” – Confucius

Mechanical and Design Leads

Erika

Hey, I’m Erika. This is currently my fourth year on SWAT and my second year as co-lead of the Mechanical and Design subteam. My favorite quote is:

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

Phyllis

Hi, Im Phyllis. This is currently my fourth year on SWAT and my second year as co-lead of the Mechanical and Design subteam. One of my favourite quotes is:

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need to ask for help, and brave enough to ask for it”

Electrical Lead

Sophia

I’m Sophia! This is my fifth year on the team as well as my third as SWAT’s electrical lead. I also work with the programming subteam and last year was one of SWAT’s Chairman’s Award presenters. 

“Logic will get you from A-Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

Programming Lead

Lucy

Hi, I am Lucy :). This is my fourth year on SWAT. This is my second year as the programming lead. My favourite quote is:

“You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

Strategy, Scouting & Safety Lead

Viviane

Hi! I’m Viviane. This is my fourth year on SWAT, and my second year as the Scouting, Strategy, and Safety Lead. I’ve done work in Mechanical and Media in the past as well. One of my favourite quotes is:

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it” ~Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Awards Lead

Zoe

Hi, I’m Zoe! I have been on SWAT for three years and this year I’m the Awards Lead! I have been a part of the Awards sub-team ever since I joined and I usually work with Chairman’s and Outreach. My favourite quote is:

“if your happy doing what you’re doing nobody can tell you you’re not successful” – HS

Business Leads

Ella

Hi, I’m Ella! This is my third year on SWAT and my first year as co-lead of the business team. We work on obtaining sponsorships and writing the business plan! I have also helped with awards and chairmans in the past. 

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible” – Audrey Hepburn

Alivila

Hi! I’m Alivila. This is my second year on SWAT. I’ve always been a part of the business team in the past, and this year I’m one of the co-lead for business. We typically work with sponsors – writing sponsorship letters and business plans.

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald