The Infrastructure Protection and International Security Student Association are representatives from the program’s student body who are responsible for social activities, program outreach, welcoming new students and for program-related events. If you are a prospective student who has questions about the student experience, the IPIS SA is available to contact via e-mail ( and a public group is available on Facebook! Current students are welcome to reach out to the SA at any time. Meet the 2020-21 Executive below!

Julia Lauv: President

Julia is a second year IPIS student in the policy stream.  Her experiences and knowledge are versatile and well-rounded as she’s been working with the Federal Government in various industries over the past 9 years.  Her expertise and interests are concentrated in transportation, aviation, national defence, and personnel and physical security. Julia holds a BA Honours degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice with a concentration in Sociology from Carleton University.  She fills her free time with international travel, sports, food, and constant exposure to new environments and experiences.

Alltinton Hutton: Director of Events and Alumni Outreach

Alltinton is from the Caribbean island of Jamaica. He is in his second year of the IPIS program in the policy stream. Before attending Carleton, Alltinton completed a BSc. in Security Administration and Management at the Caribbean Maritime University in Jamaica, and studied Business Management at the University of Technology, Jamaica. With over 10 years of experience in the private security industry, he will become an International Security Consultant after completing his Master’s degree. During his spare time, he enjoys exploring Ottawa, reading, cooking and the added responsibility of being on the IPIS SA.

Dinesh Katuru: Director, Engineering Stream Representative

Dinesh came to Canada from India in 2015 and is now a permanent resident of Canada. Dinesh is in his second year of the IPIS program in the engineering stream. He holds a Bachelor’s of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Robotics from Algonquin College and worked as a CNC General Machinist at Lee Valley Tools Ltd. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, cycling, fishing and road trips. Dinesh’s future goal is to join the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Juliana Rapper: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Representative

Juliana is a first year IPIS student in the policy stream. She completed her Honours Bachelor degree at the University of Toronto specializing in Political Science and minoring in Law, and her Master of Arts in Global Development from Queen’s University. Juliana is interested in biometric surveillance, emergency management, and human rights.

Jenna Rolfe: Vice-President and Director of Communications

Jenna is a second-year student in the policy stream of the IPIS program. As part of the IPIS program, she did a work term with CATSA and is currently completing a co-op placement with Global Affairs Canada. Jenna also holds an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Development from the University of Guelph. Prior to joining the IPIS program, Jenna worked as an Environmental Management System Coordinator at NGF Canada Limited in Guelph. When not at school or working, Jenna can usually be found hiking, camping, kayaking, or gardening.

Kelsey Dallaire: Director of Finance and Program Improvement

Kelsey is a first year IPIS student in the policy stream. She completed her undergrad at Western University in Political Science, with a certificate in Critical Security Studies. She has been working with the federal public service for the past two years as a co-op student, and her academic interests include cyber security policy and cyber operations, as well as national security policy and law. Her goal after completing the program is to work in the federal public service in an area similar to that of her academic interests. In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys spending time outdoors, with friends, and practicing her new found love of cooking.

Garnet Barrett: Technical Director and First Year Representative

Garnet is a first year student in the policy stream of the IPIS program. Garnet holds an undergraduate degree in Cognitive Science from Simon Fraser University. He has a diverse professional background working as a professional actor, working in the non-profit industry, and working on live event production in the technology sector. In his free time, Garnet enjoys making cocktails, photography, and playing squash.

Raman Singh: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Representative

Raman is a first year IPIS student in the engineering stream. He graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, and currently works with SAP in the software sector. His interests include studying international relations, foreign diplomacy and conflict among states. When he is not busy with work and school, he volunteers with NGOs focused on UN SDG goals such as Quality Education and Gender Equality. Besides volunteering, he enjoys reading, writing blogs, and hiking in his free time.