Davidson, Katherine (Kate)

Katherine (Kate) Davidson President Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation – District 19 Toronto, Ontario   Kate is a Psychological Associate working in the public school system and also President of the OSSTF Professional Student Services Bargaining Unit in Peel. Her special interest in working with students who have learning issues allows her to support parents…

David, Jinkie (Jacqueline)

Jinkie David Toronto Public Library Workers Union CUPE, Local 4948 Toronto, Ontario   A union is only as strong and resilient as its members. Jinkie first became involved in her union in 2009 as a strike co-chair. Over the years, she has been elected to various positions within her local. As a labour activist, she…

Coates, Meghan

Meghan Coates Executive Officer HMCS Calgary Nepean, Ontario   As a Naval Warfare Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, Meghan is interested in the strategic decision-making process of people, places, and things. Every decision made has an effect on Canadian Armed Forces personnel participating in operations and exercises at home and abroad. Meghan’s passion is…

Chacko, Ginu

Ginu Chacko Founder and CEO Talentrade Toronto, Ontario   Ginu completed her B.Comm at the University of Toronto, and has worked across Canada and globally in management consulting, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Her main interest is in youth and adult education and how it translates to economic opportunity. She is also passionate about how…

Cavan, Brian (Scott)

Brian (Scott) Cavan Director of Communications and Federal Affairs Chiefs of Ontario Ottawa, Ontario   Scott is a First Nations person, keenly interested in indigenous issues both personally and professionally, along with politics on both a provincial and national level. He has worked with National and Provincial indigenous leadership, Chiefs, Premiers, on advancing Indigenous issues.…

Brohman, Jeff

Jeff Brohman Special Projects and Campaigns Coordinator – Ottawa Unifor Kanata, Ontario   Jeff has been a Local Union leader and dedicated labour activist for almost 2 decades. Elected to represent his colleagues at Bell Canada collective bargaining as a young worker, he remains a member of the bargaining team. Jeff was also elected Vice…

Bianchi-Mifsud, Marco

Marco Bianchi-Mifsud Senior Director, Global Marketplace Development Yahoo Burlington, Ontario   As advertising partnerships lead at Yahoo, Marco helps digital content creators to thrive. He was part of the team that brought the first automated ad technologies to Canada and formulated the first targeting standards for francophones in North America. He is a proud LatinX…

Beatty, Nicole

Nicole Beatty CEO & Chief Community Builder NicBea & Co. Cobourg, Ontario   Nicole is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) who has raised $30 million for causes worldwide and co-founded four charities. Nicole manages her own consultancy, specializing in capacity building, operational planning, coaching, and development services for non-profit organizations, social enterprises and other community-minded…

Bartlett, Lynda

Lynda Bartlett Human Services Manager Oxford County Beachville, Ontario Lynda is a Human Services Manager with the County of Oxford with responsibilities for social assistance, housing and children’s services. This allows her to participate in a plethora of community and leadership opportunities. Lynda has a strong motivation to improve the Quality of Life of others…