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STI Youth Council

The Sail Training International (STI) Youth Council was launched in March 2009. It comprises of representatives from nearly every one of Sail Training International’s 26 member national sail training organisations (NSTOs).

The main objectives of the Youth Council are to represent a youth voice in decision making within the sail training community and to inspire, support and promote the involvement of young people in all aspects of sail training. They also aim to support sail training communities in enabling young people to become active contributors. Through their discussions they create a positive environment for the exchange of ideas and innovations and to promote individual growth through international friendships and multicultural understanding.

They also support the development and growth of alumni groups within sail training organisations to expand the network of contact between those who have been, or may become, engaged in sail training.

Youth Council

Jack Dignan
Chairperson (United Kingdom)
Aoibhinn Lynch
Vice Chairperson (Ireland)
Eline Kristiansen
Secretary (Norway)
Matilda Dagberg
Sweden Representative
Marta Carvalho Martins
Portugal Representative
Georg Fimpel
Germany Representative
Milosz Kolec
Poland Representative
Louise Olsen
Denmark Representative
Jelizaveta Ivanova
Latvia Representative
Merel van den Broek
Netherlands Representative
Cecile Masquelet
France Representative
Rick Rohumets
Estonia Representative
Jonas Willems
Belgium Representative
Kei Minamiyama
Japan Representative
Cassandra Murrell
Australia Representative
Katarina Suviniitty
Finland Representative
Francesca Edmonds
New Zealand Representative
Maya James
Canadian Representative
Aaron Middleton
William Wilson

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