Prince, Katharina (Trina)

Katharina (Trina) Prince Manager of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Kwantlen Polytechnic University Port Moody, British Columbia   Trina (they/them) is a trans, non-binary, disabled, white person, who grew up in Ontario, and currently lives on the shared traditional territories of the Kwikwetlem, Qayqayt, Stó:lō, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish, and Musqueam First Nations in Port Moody, BC. Trina…

O’Shea, Anne

Anne O’Shea Deputy Executive Director & COO Vancouver Island Regional Library Vancouver, British Columbia   Anne is the Deputy Executive Director & COO at Vancouver Island Regional Library, where she leads strategic and operational planning for 39 branch libraries spread across 40,000 square kilometres of coastal British Columbia. She is a member of the Board…

Nijjar, Amandeep

Amandeep Nijjar Regional Representative Canadian Labour Congress Vancouver, British Columbia   Amandeep is from Vancouver and currently works at the Canadian Labour Congress as a Regional Representative and is a member of the IAMAW. She began her career by working at the Movement of United Professionals (MoveUP) in 2016 while studying Financial Management at BCIT.…

Ng, Ruby

Ruby Ng Chief Executive Officer Canadian Mental Health Association Burnaby, British Columbia   Ruby is most intrigued about organizational development, the role and responsibilities that leaders have and the dynamics of teamwork where people lead an organization that thrives. Before entering the non-profit sector in executive and senior management roles in multiple non-profits including Variety…

Mendoza Dominguez, Deyanira

Deyanira Mendoza Dominguez Founder and CEO Woman of Action Victoria, British Columbia   Made in Mexico but purely Canadian, Deyanira (Deya) is an experienced Professional Engineer, Certified Project Manager, and Woman of Action. Her motto is “making the impossible possible”. Deya is the first published Mexican woman to complete a continuous two year return motorcycle…

McInnes, Shannon

Shannon McInnes National Director, Philanthropy Plan International Canada Surrey, British Columbia   Shannon has two decades of leadership in charitable fund development, raising over $70M for social service, education and health charities in Canada. As the national Director of Philanthropy at Plan International Canada, her work reaches millions of children globally with life-changing programs in…

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…