Meet The Smile Spreaders

Finance Team
Administrative Team

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Charlotte Gibbs

Anchal Kataria

Gurman Toor

Kassandra Heilbron

Victoria Peters

Dialogue and Development Team

Prabjot Sidhu

Co-Founder | President
VP External
General Operations Director
VP Internal
Co-Founder | Advisor

Mandana Tavanaei

Ahmed Abbas

D&D Co-Director
Marketing Team

Gurek Nahal

D&D Co-Director

Bonnie Densmore

D&D Co-Director

AJ Bassi

Katie MacMillan

Shirley Chen

Elizabeth Duong

Sahar Maleki

Simar Gupta

Navkiran Takhar

Elizabeth Duong

Marketing Co-Director
Marketing Co-Director

Isha Jandu

Amrit Dhaliwal

Sahar Maleki

Simar Gupta

Amy Kim

Vivian Nguyen

Emma Hong

Photographer

Navkiran Takhar

Sharana Saini

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Emma Hong

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Emma is a third year biology student at UBC. She enjoys swimming, exploring BC and cuddling with her shiba inu. She has a slight bbt addiction.

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Emma Hong

Events Team

Ben Zhang

Phillip Miu

Shayan Badiei

Events Co-Director

Ben Zhang

Events Co-Director

Tanvir Sandal

Saiqah Ghafoor

Natasha Sing

Phillip Miu

Shayan Badiei

Finance Co-Director

Bobby Atwal

Finance Co-Director

Jessie Dhami

Sponsorship Coordinator

Ashleen Khatra

Angie Kung

Ravneet Sahota

Rowel Sabahat

AJ Bassi

Finance Co-Director

Jessie Dhami

Finance Team

Yoovi Vasudev

Komal Dhami

Ravneet Sahota

Ravneet Sahota

Minji Seo

Rhea Randhawa

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Yoovi Vasudev

Yoovi is a fourth-year biology student at UBC and is a member of the finance team this year. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, spending time with his friends, and playing basketball. He is looking forward to helping as many people as possible with SAS!

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Yoovi Vasudev

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Ravneet Sahota

Ravneet loves to watch scary movies, sunsets at the beach, and going ice skating. Her favourite holiday is Halloween because of her sweet tooth. She is always looking forward to trying new things and meeting new people.

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Ravneet Sahota

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Komal Dhami

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Komal Dhami

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Anchal Kataria

Co-Founder | President

Anchal is the Co-Founder and President of SaS for this year. Her decision to found SaS stemmed from her passion for community service. She hopes her vision for SaS will help her serve her community in a positive way. In her free time she enjoys finding new poutine spots!

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Anchal Kataria

President | Founder
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Gurman Toor

Co-Founder | Advisor

Gurman is a 4th year Electrical Engineering student at UBC and a Co-Founder of SaS. He is looking forward to working alongside the team to spread smiles in the community. 

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Gurman Toor

Advisor | Founder
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Kassandra Heilborn

VP External

Kassandra is a third year Biology major at UBC and is interested in pursuing a career in dentistry! She has always been drawn to helping people, and in her free time she works as a lifeguard and runs a non-profit tutoring organization.

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Kassandra Heilbron

VP External
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Prabjot Sidhu

VP Internal

Prabjot is a fourth year Science student studying at UBC. She hopes to help inspire positive change in the community through Spread A Smile. In her spare time she enjoys swimming and loves making baked goods with her friends!

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Prabjot Sidhu

VP Internal
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Bonnie Densmore

D&D Director

Bonnie is a fourth year undergraduate student at UBC, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. She is passionate about social justice advocacy and hopes to apply her skills at Spread A Smile to help raise awareness around oral health inequities.

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Bonnie Densmore

Research Director
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Katie MacMillan

Katie is a third year Biology student serving as an Executive Research Committee Member this year! When she isn't doing schoolwork, she loves reading and going for walks with her friends! She also loves to practice meditation.

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Katie MacMillan

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Mandana Tavanaei

Mandana is a recent science graduate from McGill University serving as SaS's research committee member this year. In her spare time she enjoys embroidery and watching Netflix. She loves going on hikes with her friends!

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Mandana Tavanaei

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Victoria Peters

Victoria is a Laboratory Analyst with the Government of Canada. She completed a Masters of Science in Microbiology and Immunology at UBC and developed a keen interest in research. When not in the lab you can find her with her pet ducks.

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Victoria Peters

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Ahmed Abbas

Ahmed is a 2nd year MSc student at York University researching Oral health with hopes of pursuing a career in dentistry. In his free time, Ahmed enjoys hiking and watching Anime.

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Ahmed Abbas

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Elizabeth Duong

Marketing Co-Director

Elizabeth is a Chemistry major with experience in dentistry, design and sustainability, Elizabeth strives to advocate for oral health and spread smiles. She is a houseplant enthusiast and spends her free time searching for the best matcha latte in town!

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Elizabeth Duong

Marketing Co-Director
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Isha Jandu

Marketing Co-Director

Isha is a third-year Beedie student studying Marketing and Strategy. She manages SaS’s social media as this year’s Marketing Director. In her free time, she likes to read and review novels. Isha is passionate about active community work and photography.

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Isha Jandu

Marketing Co-Director
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Sahar Maleki

Sahar is a 3rd year Microbiology and Immunology student at UBC. She is excited to be part of SAS’s marketing team. She has always strived to have a positive impact on people’s health and well-being. In her spare time, Sahar enjoys snowboarding with her friends and binge-watching The Office!

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Sahar Maleki

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Amrit Dhaliwal

Amrit is a first year science student at UBC Okanagan and is part of the SAS marketing team. She enjoys various outdoor activities such as hikes and jogs! She is so excited to be apart of the SaS team this year!

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Amrit Dhaliwal

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Simar Gupta

Simar is a sophmore in high school in California and a part of the marketing team. She is excited to be a part of SaS, and hopes to create change in the world. In her free time, Simar plays volleyball and enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and puppy!

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Amy Kim

Amy is a third year Integrated Science student at UBC. She is currently serving on the Marketing committee. During her free time, she enjoys learning new songs on the electric guitar!

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Vivian Nguyen

Vivian is a first-year science student and a member of SaS's marketing committee. She loves skiing, sushi, and playing her guitar. If anyone ever needs a buddy to geek out on Marvel or The Last Airbender, She'll be there!

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Vivian Nguyen

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Emma Hong

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Emma is a third year biology student at UBC. She enjoys swimming, exploring BC and cuddling with her shiba inu. She has a slight bbt addiction.

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Emma Hong

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Navkiran Takhar

Navkiran is a second year student at UBC studying biology. She will be serving as a member of the Marketing Committee this year. In her spare time, she enjoys baking cookies and watching horror movies.

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Navkiran Takhar

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Ben Zhang

Events Co-Director

Ben is a 4th year science student serving as SaS's Event Co-Director this year. He is currently Diamond 1 in League of Legends and can recite the entire script of Revenge of the Sith but struggles to remember anything for his exams.

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Ben Zhang

Events Co-Director
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Tanvir Sandal

Events Co-Director

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Tanvir Sandal

Events Co-Director
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Saiqah Ghafoor

Saiqah is a 4th year UBC biochemistry student who is part of the Events Committee. In her free time she enjoys watching movies, baking, and taking naps. She is a strong supporter of mint chocolate chip ice cream but agrees that other mint flavoured desserts taste like toothpaste!

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Saiqah Ghafoor

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Natasha Sing

Natasha is a first year Environment student serving on SaS's events team this year! In her spare time she enjoys seeing friends (from a distance), snowboarding and she also enjoys spending time with her cats.

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Natasha Sing

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Phillip Miu

Phillip is a fourth year Psychology Student at UBC and is a member of the SaS’s Event Committee. He enjoys watching motorsports, playing boardgames and having hotpot with his friends during his spare time. He also enjoys swimming and golfing.

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Phillip Miu

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Shayan Badiei

Shayan is currently a third year Kinesiology student serving in the events committee. He loves to volunteer, play basketball, and binge watch Netflix in his spare time.

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Bobby Atwal

Finance Co-Director

Bobby is the Finance Co-Director at Spread a Smile! He is a 3rd year Biology major at UBC and is pursuing dreams of becoming a surgeon. Bobby hopes to work with the SaS team and help as many people as he can!

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Bobby Atwal

Finance Co-Director
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Jessie Dhami

Finance Co-Director

Jessie is the Finance Co-Director for SaS this year. She is excited to help make a difference in our community. In her spare time, Jessie loves to have a good laugh with her friends or watch Friends, all while sipping a good old iced coffee.

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Jessie Dhami

Finance Co-Director
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Ashleen Khatra

Sponsorship Coordinator

Ashleen is a third year Microbiology and Immunology student at UBC. She will serve as the Sponsorship Coordinator for SaS for the upcoming year. In her free time she enjoys exploring the outdoors through hiking, skiing and cycling.

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Ashleen Khatra

Sponsorship Coordinator
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Sharana Saini

Sharana is a second year psychology student who is a part of the finance team. She also works as a dental receptionist with people in need of dental care that have no dental coverage. In her spare time she enjoys painting & hiking around Vancouver Island with her family.

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Sharana Saini

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Rowel Sabahat

Rowel is in his 2nd year studying Biochemistry at UBC! His favourite thing to do in his pass time is to go on hikes around the lower mainland. Rowel also spends most of his day on tiktok so he will understand all your tiktok references!

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Rowel Sabahat

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AJ Bassi

AJ is a second year Biology Major student working in SaS's Research Committee this year. In his spare time he likes to play basketball and listen to music. He also loves eating pizza.

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