Meet Kristen: VP: Programming and Services Brantford

Kristen Gilmore


Students’ Union Role:
Vice President of Programming and Services on the Brantford campus


What city/town were you born in?
I was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario


What year were you born?
I was born in 1995


What I’m taking at Laurier/year:
I just graduated from psychology


How many siblings do you have?
I have one brother and one sister


Do you have any pets?
I have one dog


Where would we most likely find you on a weekend (pre-pandemic)?
Spending time with friends or catching up on my sleep


At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?
Bath and Body Works


Choose a movie title for the story of your life:
The Unapologetic Life of the Girl with Blue Hair


What was your favorite toy as a kid?
My stuffed animal named Snoozie


Can you play any instruments?
I can play the guitar and the ukulele


What is the oldest thing in your refrigerator?
Probably a half used jar of pasta sauce that I thought I’d get to later


What is your favorite cereal?


Secret skills:
I can probably recite the first 20 minutes of The Lord of the Rings


What was your childhood nickname?


Do you have any phobias?:


One thing on your bucket list?
To go whale watching in the wild


What is the first thing you would buy if you won a million dollars?
I would buy my mom a house and then I would go and buy a burrito and I wouldn’t think twice about asking for extra guac!


How do you act when stressed?
When stressed it’s like a deranged chicken with their head cut off


What is the first thing that you will do in post-quarantine life?
I going to go get Lonnie’s poutine and then I’m going to go to the movie theater


Come talk to me about (something you’re passionate about):
Anything environmental or sustainability wise. I love plants, RuPaul, and any type of music so feel free to come chat!


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