top of page

Meet the Leadership Circle


Jayelle Friesen-Enns 
Co-Chair West

Jayelle is a two-spirit Métis student at the University of Manitoba and one of the founders of IMSAC. She is passionate about Indigenous advocacy and leadership.

DSC_0190 (1)_edited.jpg

Stephanie Marr
Co-Chair East

Stephanie is Anishinaabe from Lac Seul First Nation and a medical student at McMaster University.

(NOSM) Jamie Thompson_edited.jpg

Jamie Thompson
Director of Advocacy & Representation

Jamie is Settler-Métis-Cree who has lived in Manitouwadge, Ignace, and Thunder Bay. She studies at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Thunder Bay and is an avid beader and hide tanner.


Sebastian Deagle
Director of Finance

Sebastian has mixed settler and Cree roots. He was born and raised in London, Ontario, and is currently a medical student at the University of Toronto.


Katrina Hartmann
Director of Student Affairs

Katrina is an Indigenous medical student at the University of Toronto.


Caitlin Geary
Director of Communications

Caitlin is Settler-Red River Métis who grew up in Chilliwack, BC. She is currently a third-year medical student at McMaster University Niagara Regional Campus


Priscilla Pires
Director of Community Engagement

Priscilla is an Indigenous medical student

Laney Beaulieu Bio photo.jpg

Laney Beaulieu
IPAC Representative

Laney is a second-year medical student at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry in London, ON. Laney grew up in Deninu K’ue, NT and is a member of the Fort Resolution Metis Nation and is both Metis and Dene.

Josha is a nehiyaw iskwew (Cree woman) with roots in Saddle Lake Cree Nation. She is currently entering her second year as a medical student at McMaster University. 

Leadership Circle


Information about each of our Leadership Circle positions can be found here. Information about our Bylaws & Regulations can be found here

Sydney Forbes Headshot.jpeg

Sydney Forbes
Atlantic Regional Director

Sydney is Settler- Red River Métis who grew up in Nanaimo, BC. She is currently a second year medical student at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is passionate about Indigenous leadership and advocacy work.


Stefon Irvine
Western Regi
onal Director

Gaawiin aapiji ninitaa-anishinnabemowin. Gaawiin ningikenimaasii nindoodem. Stefon Irvine miinawaa Stef nindizhinikaaz. Niin niizh manidoowag.

Stefon a two-spirit Red River Métis with maternal Cree roots who is studying medicine at the University of Manitoba. He grew up in northern Manitoba and has paternal settler ancestors. Stefon is unapologetically anti-racist, intentionally de-colonial, and speaks out against systems of oppression. Stefon leads research in retaining Indigenous people and other historically marginalized communities in medicine. 


Rylee Mose
Ontario Regional Director 

Rylee is an Indigenous medical student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Frederique Gauthier-Bisaillon.jpg

Frédérique Gauthier-Bisaillon

Quebec Regional Director

Frédérique is a University of Montreal medical student  of mixed settler (Quebec) and Kanien'kehà:ka (Mohawk) . She was born and raised in Montreal (Tio'Tia:ke). 


Frédérique est une étudiante en médecine de l'Université de Montréal. Elle est d'origine Kanien'kehà:ka (Mohawk) et canadienne-française et a grandi à Montréal (Tio'Tia:ke).

bottom of page