Director of Public Relations
Brandon Nguyen is a student at Martingrove Collegiate Institute. As the Director of Public Relations, he is responsible for managing communications between the Toronto Youth Cabinet and the community, constituents, and media.
Brandon is extremely passionate in both politics and environmentalism. He is a firm believer in the importance of youth voice and leadership. Brandon is a democratically elected City Youth Councillor of Ward 4, as well as the Deputy Director of the Environment Committee on the City Youth Council of Toronto. Brandon is also the founder and Executive Officer of the Toronto Coalition of EcoSchools, a non-profit youth-run organization that strives to raise awareness on environmental sustainability in youth. He is an avid volunteer and executive of his local senior home's youth council, helping to raise funds and run recreational activities for the residents.
Not only is Brandon involved in advocacy on the municipal level, but he is involved on the international level as well. He was selected as a Canadian delegate to the 2016 United Nations Youth Assembly in New York City, giving him the opportunity to advocate and raise awareness on global issues along with delegates from over 70 other countries.
Brandon is excited to be the Director of Public Relations for the 2016-2017 term, helping to forge connections and engage with the constituents and community of Toronto.