NBCCD Student Association

A portrait photo in colour of Student Association president Or David

PresidentOr David (she/her)

Or is currently in her first-year in the photography/videography diploma program. She moved to Canada six years ago and recently graduated from NBCC Child and Youth Care program.
In her free time, Or loves making jewellery, photography, mixed media, creative social media posts, singing, playing music, hiking, and spending time with friends and family (usually at a local cafe downtown). After years in the youth care field, she decided to take her love for art a step further and come to NBCCD where she joined the Foundation Visual Arts program in fall 2021.
“I feel like every skill I've gained through the program will be helpful in my future endeavours.”
If you have any questions, ideas, or just want to chat, you can find her at the Student Association office, or contact her at or

A portrait photo of NBCCD student Bella Doherty, the vice-president of the NBCCD Student Association

Vice-presidentBella Doherty (she/her)

Bella Doherty (she/her) is a first-year photography/videography student. She is very excited to spend her term as vice-president making sure the year is packed full of events! Bella’s multimedia practice is ever-changing and she loves working with printmaking, analogue photography, and watercolour. In her free time, Bella loves hunting for the best thrift finds, spending time outside, grabbing a coffee downtown, and hanging out with friends and family.

A portrait photo in colour of Sarah Bonenfant, NBCCD Jewellery/Metal Arts student and director of communications for the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design's Student Association.

Director of CommunicationsSarah Bonenfant (she/her)

Sarah Bonenfant is a second-year jewellery/metal arts student. She is excited to represent the NBCCDSA as its new director of communications. Sarah is going on her third year at the college, and before that, studied psychology at St. Thomas University. When not in the Metals Studio, you can usually find Sarah at home with her dog, watching early 2000s sitcoms, and playing video games.

A portrait photo of Cel Crue, secretary for the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design Student Association.

Secretary Cel Crue (they/she)

Cel Crue is a first-year 3D Digital Design student and secretary of the NBCCD Student Association. She is very excited to make 2022-23 an amazing year for everyone at NBCCD. They are passionate about animation, virtual reality, religious studies, and cottagecore fashion. You may find her overworking herself in the Barracks, sipping coffee with friends, or eating lunch in the SA office.

Please feel free to contact them at for official business or friendly chats.

A portrait photo of New Brunswick College of Craft and Design student, Mariel Reyes Guevara.

TreasurerMariel Reyes Guevara (she/her)

Mariel Reyes Guevara is currently a Foundation Visual Arts student at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. She is looking forward to being NBCCDSA's treasurer for the 2022-23 season and cannot wait to make this a year to remember. Graphic design has always been of interest to Mariel. Currently, she is the Graphic Design Chair of the 2023 Girls Stem Up Conference and she looks forward to continuing her education in the field. When it comes to expressing herself artistically she enjoys sewing, drawing, printmaking, and crocheting. In her free time she can be found hanging out with friends, on the soccer pitch, collecting CDs, and growing her art supply collection.

A portrait photo of Oliver Owen, New Brunswick College of Craft and Design student.

Outreach CoordinatorOliver Owen (he/they)

Oliver is currently a Foundation Visual Arts program student at NBCCD looking to join the Graphic Design studio for 2023.

They attended Saint Thomas University where he studied sociology and gender studies. He then helped establish the Queer Youth Drop-In Centre at Monarch in downtown Fredericton. Oliver comes from a supportive family and NBCCD alumni, who raised him around fibre arts his whole life.

You can find Oliver any morning at Starbucks or The Tipsy Muse Cafe, working on personal sketches or reading a book! Oliver's hyper-fixations constantly change, but this year it was definitely David Bowie.

Contact him by email at for comments, suggestions, or queries.