Meet Liam! VP: Financial & Volunteer Operations

Liam Chapin 

Current Students’ Union role
Vice President Financial & Volunteer Operations

When/where were you born?
I was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 29, 2000 

What you’re taking at Laurier + year

Double major in Sociology and History in my fifth year

How would your friends describe you? 
Kind, funny, ambitious

What’s one skill you’re currently working on? (professional or personal)
I am currently working on my ability to stay focused on more than one task at a time

What’s the funniest thing your inner child wants?
A Lego Death Star 

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

What are the top 3 most used apps on your phone?
TikTok, Instagram, imessage

Proudest accomplishment to date (personal or professional)?
This job! 

Do you have a life motto?
Make it happen  

Best trip you’ve ever been on or wish to go on?
I really want to go on an epic backpacking trip. Ideally I want to go to New Zealand but I also would/want to do the Camino de Santiago walk in Spain  

At which store would you want to max out your credit card/have a shopping spree?
Bulk Barn


What’s your favourite movie?  

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

What would you do if you won the lottery?

Buy a house 

What song would you say best sums you up? 
Forever Young – Alphaville


How would you describe an ideal weekend? 
Just a relaxing day to myself without any requirements or due dates


What motivates you to work hard?
The Students’ Union is about growth and changing over time. What motivates me is that in my position I have the ability to leave SU better than when I joined it


What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? 
Make it happen. Nothing will ever get done if you don’t take the first step. You won’t always succeed but at least you will have nothing to regret if you tried


Come talk to me about
Star Wars, Board games, Waterloo biking/hiking trails