York Region Presidents' Council (YRPC)

The York Region Presidents' Council (YRPC) is an organization consisting of the President(s), Vice-President(s) and Student Council members of all 32 secondary schools in the York Region District School Board. The YRPC works collaboratively with the student trustees to voice student concerns. As well, the YRPC enhances communication and co-operation between Student Councils in the Board. 

crest shape with letters YRPC and established 1989 in banner across the bottom

Responsibilities of the York Region Presidents’ Council include:

  • making every effort to provide student councils with the necessary support to thrive and flourish; 
  • enhancing communication and fostering cooperation between students, student councils, and Student Trustees in the region;
  • being inclusive of all secondary schools in the York Region District School Board;
  • providing a forum for secondary students to meet and voice their concerns and share their opinions; and
  • giving reasonable notice to students of meeting dates, event dates and student trustee elections 

If you have any questions, concerns or would like to learn more about the YRPC, feel free to contact your student trustees.



To see updates from YRPC, follow us @theyrpc​.


The 2023-2024 YRPC Executive Team

Prime Minister

Emily Han, Milliken Mills H.S.

Deputy Prime Minister 

Jennifer Yu, Maple H.S.

Minister of Communications 

Ivy Cho, Thornhill S.S.

Minister of Public Relations

Rithikha Kalaiunarbavan, Middlefield C.I.

Minister of Student Outreach

Rana Tekin, Emily Carr S.S.

Minister of Administrative Affairs

Isabella Guo, Milliken Mills HS

Minister of Skill Development

Jesse Zhou, Bayview S.S.

Regional Representative, CEC Central

  • Anika Agnihotri, Alexander Mackenzie H.S.

  • Hayden Lai, Dr. G.W. Williams S.S.

Regional Representative, CEC East

  • Kunxi Li, Unionville H.S.

  • Gloria Jianan Wang, Unionville H.S.

Regional Representative, CEC North

  • Alexandra Gillespie, Newmarket H.S.

  • Justin Tangpongprush, Sir William Mulock S.S.

Regional Representative, CEC West

  • Emilie Kard, Westmount C.I.

  • Jamie Weinstein, Westmount C.I.

Student Trustee                     

Lily Bates

Student Trustee     

Anita Vasserman

Student Trustee     

Meilun Yu

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