Our staff

Carlene Gardner

MORSL Director


carlene.gardner [at] mcgill.ca (Email Carlene)






Meet Carlene, our Director. Carlene is a life-long Unitarian-Universalist with more than 15 years’ experience in youth and young adult programming. She holds a B.A. in French Canada Studies and a Master’s in Teaching and Learning from McGill University. She develops educational and experiential programs, fosters partnerships with religious and spiritual groups on and off campus and advocates for cultures of inclusion for students of all religious, spiritual and secular identities.


Ashley Thorup

Communications Associate


ashley.thorup [at] mcgill.ca (Email Ashley)






Meet Ashley, our Communications Associate. Ashley is a recent McGill University graduate holding a B.A. (Honors) and M.A. in English Literature. She handles website updates, programming advertisement, and overseeing all of MORSL's social media accounts.


Meet the AMAZING students who contribute to MORSL's mission and operations.

Ffion Hughes

Interfaith Activities Assistant


morsl [at] mcgill.ca (Email Ffion)




Meet Ffion (U4 History), MORSL’s Interfaith Activities Assistant. Ffion organizes programming that promotes religious literacy, facilitates interfaith dialogue, fosters an inclusive environment at McGill University.



Vella Abur

Student Engagement Liaison


morsl [at] mcgill.ca (Email Vella)




Meet Vella (U3 Software Engineering and Economics), MORSL’s Student Engagement Liaison. Vella facilitates dialogue between MORSL and faith-oriented campus groups in addition to creating channels for interfaith dialogue among these clubs.

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