Rebecca Kunzman, President
The President of the MLSA oversees the MLSA and its activities as a whole. Rebecca is a 3L at Robson Hall and MLSA President for the 2018-19 school year. She has previously served as a 2L and 1L representative for the MLSA. She has worked with the Public Interest Law Centre as a summer student, and now works at the University of Manitoba Student Advocacy Office, as well as the Centre for Human Rights Research as coordinator of the Student Speakers’ Bureau. She will be articling at the Department of Justice Canada in 2019. Rebecca is an active member of some of Robson Hall’s student groups including the Robson Hall Human Rights Collective, the Feminist Legal Forum and the Student Pipeline Action Committee. She is also a member of the Robson Hall inner-tube water polo team. Rebecca can often be found in the MLSA Office (104 Robson Hall), and when she is – the door is always open.
Raven-Dominique Gobeil, Vice-President External
The VP External of the MLSA is responsible for overseeing the MLSA’s contact with entities outside of Robson Hall, such as law firms and the Manitoba Bar Association. Raven is currently a 3L at Robson Hall Faculty of Law. Raven’s description is forthcoming.
Jennifer Sokal, Vice-President Internal
The VP Internal of the MLSA is responsible for advocacy within Robson Hall and the activities of the MLSA within Robson Hall, including overseeing student groups. Jenn is a 3L at Robson Hall Faculty of Law. Jenn was a summer student at MLT Aikins LLP in Winnipeg this past summer and will be returning as an articling student in 2019. Prior to attending Robson Hall, Jenn obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) with Distinction from the Asper School of Business, with majors in Human Resources Management and Leadership in Organizations. At Robson Hall, Jenn has taken on leadership roles with the RH Mediators and the Feminist Legal Forum (FLF). Jenn’s volunteer work, including her work with W.I.S.E. MB Inc. in coordinating and facilitating youth workshops, has been very important to her. Jenn advocated for student interests this past year as the MLSA Representative to the Manitoba Bar Association. Jenn enjoys practicing yoga, taking her dog, Poppy, to the park, and trying new foods. Please contact her at any time with any questions, concerns, or comments.
Kendall (Dell) Dyck, Vice-President Finance
The VP Finance is responsible for managing the MLSA’s finances and budget. Dell is a summer student at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP and will be returning to complete her articles there post-graduation. Prior to law school she spent time travelling, working, and acting as a foster parent to both dogs and a girl named Sierra. Since coming to law school Dell has been involved in several student groups, including the creation of some. She has also become a Board Member of SERC MB, and volunteers at Just a Warm Sleep, an emergency warming shelter operated by 1JustCity. In her spare time Dell likes to watch the entire Buffy the Vampire Slayer series on repeat, watch the Jays, and spend more time with dogs than people. Feel free to contact Dell if you have any questions about the budget, want to discuss why Buffy, baseball, and Bruce Springsteen are the best ever, or share photos of dogs.