Young Professionals Network

The CIC young professionals’ network is designed to bring together and create networking opportunities for younger members of the CIC interested and involved in foreign affairs.

I. Network President (2-year term)

Jorge Caicedo

II. Network Vice-President (2-year term)

Vladimir Choi

III. Secretary & Treasurer (1-year term)

Erik Henningsmoen

IV. Vice-President, Research (1-year term)

Q.T. Trung Nguyen

V. Vice-President, Digital Media & Communications (1-year term)
Emmett Mark

VI: Vice-President, Membership (2-year term)
Armin Safavi-Naini

VII: Vice-President, Diversity & Inclusion (1-year term)
++ Vacant position ++

VIII. Director(s)-at-Large (x6 positions: 1-year terms)
(1) Kateryna Gazaryan
(2) Leah Schmidt
(3) James Flynn
(4) Lucas Huissoud
++ x2 vacant positions ++

Past President – Kevin McLeod (2020 – 2022)

Past President – Kelly Li (2022-2023)

Have any questions? Want to get involved? You can reach out to the YPN by email at