Meet the Speakers
Check out our 2018 Ontario Student Leadership Spring Conference Speakers below
Advisor Workshop Presenter
Workshops are not just for the students that attend OSLC Spring. We also offer workshops for the advisors that attend as well.
Stu Saunders Since 1991 Stu has been traveling North America delivering inspirational and hilarious speeches to over 2 million people in every province, the Yukon, across Europe and over 40 American states. In 2005, Stu was awarded the Canadian Leader of Distinction award recognizing him for his contributions to youth leadership in Canada… Read More
Student Workshop Speakers
Workshop presenters will design a 60 minute program for emerging leaders, current leaders and/or graduating leaders. They have the opportunity to impact developing student leaders by sharing their skills and knowledge. Students will leave the workshops feeling informed, inspired, entertained and energized.
Ian Tyson Since 1989, Ian Tyson has been entertaining and motivating students as a professional speaker across North America. An award winning comedian, Ian’s talks combine humorous anecdotes ranging from childhood to high school and beyond, with touching stories about making a difference… Read More
Karen Kettle Karen Kettle is passionate about the power of student-led leadership programs. She was a founding member of the Eastdale Eagles Leadership Camp that has been running strongly for over 20 years. Karen was the staff advisor for the Port Perry Rebels Leadership Camp for a decade… Read More
Canadian Cancer Society The Relay For Life Youth Program has been an integral part of the Canadian Cancer Society’s youth engagement strategy since 2002. Relay For Life is a celebration of cancer survival, a tribute to loved ones who have fought it, and an event full of fun, friendship and fundraising to fight back against cancer… Read More
Scott Hammell Scott Hammell has been entertaining professionally since 1998. In the eighteen years since, the four-time Guinness World Record holder has hung upside down from a hot air balloon while locked in a straitjacket and chains (World’s Highest Suspension Straitjacket Escape) for a feature spot on the season premier of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not… Read More
Katie Gingerich Katie Gingerich is a social innovator and peace educator, and gets excited when the worlds of innovation and peace collide. She is the founder and director of The Ripple Effect Education, a start-up initiative that develops and facilitates conflict resolution and social justice programs for youth ages 6-18… Read More
Emanuel Fletcher Emanuel Fletcher is a youth mentor and speaker who is committed to sharing a message of self-value and inspiration to others. While growing up Emanuel has had the misfortune (and privilege) of experiencing many of the hardships that youth are still forced to deal with today. A life of feeling rejected, abused and ridiculed led him down a self-destructive path in search of acceptance… Read More