Marsh, Leanne

Leanne Marsh Recording Secretary Unifor Maple Ridge, British Columbia   Leanne has been an active union member for over 15 years, she currently holds positions as Recording Secretary for her local, Recording Secretary for BC and area Skilled Trades Council, as well as newly elected Chair for Unifor BC Regional Council. She is also Sergeant-at-Arms…

Mangat, Rajwant

Rajwant Mangat Executive Director West Coast LEAF Association Vancouver, British Columbia   Raji is the Executive Director of West Coast LEAF, a Vancouver-based legal non-profit organization dedicated to achieving gender-based equality. Raji has had a wide-ranging legal career, taking her from the Supreme Court of Canada to corporate law on Wall Street; from litigating war…

Mains, Emma

Emma Mains Sales Manager Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing LLP Revelstoke, British Columbia   Born in Scotland and raised in Ontario and Alberta, her family inspired a passion for travel and the outdoors from an early age. After completing an Entrepreneurship degree in Calgary, Emma explored the mountains of Alberta and BC for a few years.…

Madeiros, Jennifer

Jennifer Madeiros Marine Communications & Traffic Services Supervisor Canadian Coast Guard Prince Rupert, British Columbia   Jennifer is a proud wife and mother of two beautiful boys Seamus and Sawyer, ages six and three. She has worked for the Canadian Coast guard for over eleven years and has recently taken on the role as the…

Kusmu, Petros

Petros Kusmu Management Consultant and Global Civil Government Specialist Deloitte Vancouver, British Columbia   Petros is a management consultant at Deloitte and the firm’s Global Civil Government Specialist, where he works to expand the firm’s impact and offerings to governments globally. Petros is also an Advisor to the Hogan’s Alley Society — a not-for-profit focused…

Kilgour, Hilary

Hilary Kilgour Director Female Funders Vancouver, British Columbia   Equal parts connector, catalyst and instigator; Hilary specializes in working at the intersection of strategy, leadership, culture, and systems transformation. Selected among 2018 Clean50 Emerging Leaders and Corporate Knights’ Top 30 under 30 Sustainability Leaders, for her leadership in scaling global organizations that offer disruptive systems…

Kelly, Florentina

Florentina Kelly Community Health Worker Fraser Health Authority Surrey, British Columbia   Florentina works for Fraser Health Authority as a Community Health Worker and Recreation Assistant at Peace Portal Seniors Village. She is a BCGEU member since 2001 and started her activism when she needed help and learned the power of the Union. Florentina took…

Holmes, Rachel

Rachel Holmes Executive Lead, Strategic Public Safety Initiatives Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Victoria, British Columbia   Rachel served for 20 year in the non-profit and government sectors; as the first non-American Secretary General to the world’s oldest and largest experiential education program on the United Nations and global diplomacy and led the…

Haugen, Brian

Brian Haugen Director, Education and Engagement International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 Langley, British Columbia   Brian is the Vice-Chair of the Douglas College Board of Directors, Chair an industry Sector Advisory Group, VP of the Canadian Association of Fleet Supervisors, and former BC Director with the National Council of Deans of Technology. Before…

Hambler, Patricia

Patricia Hambler Director, Student Affairs & Services Douglas College Vancouver, British Columbia   Patrica Hambler provides leadership within the postsecondary education sector as a student affairs professional. For over twenty years, Patricia has contributed to systemic change that supports and enhances student health and wellbeing. Patricia completed her BA and PDP (teacher education program) at…