Roberto Bagnato, 20, is a post-secondary student currently enrolled in the Sports Administration program at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. Roberto, the current President of his program’s Student Council, is working towards achieving an Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Sports Administration, with plans of entering the sports business industry.

A leader from Sudbury, ON, Roberto has worked with a number of organizations ranging from volunteer work with the Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief’s Youth Advisory Council to forming an Investor’s Group at Laurentian University. Roberto served as Student Trustee for the Rainbow District School Board, and with his experiences, he represented the various voices of youth in his community. Through his time as the Student Trustee, Roberto served as the Northern Representative, speaking for the diverse student body throughout Northern Ontario, for the Public Board Council at OSTA-AECO. The following year, Roberto was elected to the Executive Council of OSTA-AECO as the organization’s Policy Officer. After a one-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors as the Director of Alumni Relations, Roberto was recently appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Board.

In his spare time, Roberto, formerly an athlete in the Ontario Soccer League representing the region of Sudbury, enjoys playing a variety of sports. He also enjoys watching hockey, baseball, and basketball, as well as volunteering in the community and working at Scotiabank. This past summer, Roberto worked as the Youth and Amateur Hockey Development Intern with the Pittsburgh Penguins where he completed projects promoting youth hockey in western Pennsylvania.

Roberto currently serves as the Manager of Statistics for the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League and is optimistic for the 2016-17 season.