Krystopher Weiss

Organizations:

  • Executive Organizer, ‘Quo Vadis 2017: Nowa Fala’ Conference (Burlington, ON)
  • Southwestern Ontario Representative, PISK (Polish Students’ Initiative of Canada)
  • Cracovia Polish Folk Dance Group
  • Liaison, Western Polish Student Union
  • Szcep Piastowski Gród
  • Youth Teams of Our Lady (YTOL)
  • Our Lady of Czestochowa Youth Group (London, Ontario)  

Education:

  • Social Worker Program – Fast Track (Fanshawe College, 2017)
  • BA Hon. – Bachelor of Arts Honours – Childhood & Social Institutions and French Literature Grammar (King’s College, 2015)

Profession: Student studying Gerontology Inter-professional Practice (Fanshawe College)

Contact: krys.weiss@gmail.com

Favourite Quote: Jestem Polakiem, więc mam obowiązki polskie. –Roman Dmowski

About: After his father was adopted to a Polish family in Canada, he decided to go to Poland to find love. His father met his mother at a church in Poland. They decided to get married in Canada and start a family in London, Ontario. Being Polish was a part of life for Krys.  The Polish culture encompasses faith, language, music and dance. Krys has been involved with Our Lady of Czestochowa Roman Catholic Church different youth initiatives. Krys attended Polish School on Saturdays all the way to Grade 12. Being apart of Cracovia Folk and Dance ensemble, Krys has performed at different festivals in Ontario, United States, and in Poland.

Currently, Krys has been focusing on school. Studying Gerontology Inter-professional Practice to help the new influx of Polish seniors in Canada. In his spare time, Krys loves to play on the accordion and sing different Polish songs. Exploring and going on an adventure is his greatest passion.