Lowe, Tammy

Tammy Lowe Manager II Team Lead Professional Practice Ontario Nurses Association Elora, Ontario   Tammy is proud of the quality care she provided as a registered nurse working in hospital surgical, obstetrical and post-anesthesia units and as a sexual assault/domestic violence. As an active union member, she is proud of the work she did as…

Loft, Stacia

Stacia Loft JD Candidate Queen’s University Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario   Stacia received her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University in January 2020, and a Bachelor of Arts, Hons. from the University of Western Ontario in 2004. Stacia is Kanyen’keha:ka from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Stacia served as an elected Band Councillor from 2015 to 2019 and…

Levi, Elisa

Elisa Levi MD Candidate McMaster University St. Catherines, Ontario   After several years in the non-profit sector strengthening Indigenous Peoples health and the reclamation of Indigenous Food Systems, Elisa is complementing this experience studying medicine at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. She contributes her leadership as a community elected Trustee for her First…

Lawson, Juanita

Juanita Lawson Chief Executive Officer NorWest Community Health Centres Thunder Bay, Ontario   Juanita Lawson is the CEO of a not for profit community health centre in northern Ontario. In the past few years, Juanita has worked to expand the organizations programs and services to support the growing needs of individuals in the Thunder Bay…

Lafrance Horning, Denyse

Denyse Lafrance Horning Marketing Professor Nipissing University Corbeil, Ontario   Dr. Denyse Lafrance Horning is a marketing professor at Nipissing University. Her career began as a sales representative with Johnson & Johnson and progressed to various brand management roles. In 2007, she embarked on a significant career shift and redeployed her marketing expertise to the…

Kozak, Kevin

Kevin Kozak Senior Air Force Advisor Royal Canadian Air Force Ottawa, Ontario   Colonel Kevin Kozak is a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot who is currently the senior Air Force Advisor at Canada’s Joint Operational Command in Ottawa. In over 22 years in the military, “Kozy” has flown missions around the world and in every…

Khimdas, Kapil

Kapil Khimdas Strategist ThinkNarrative Toronto, Ontario   Kapil grew up in Sarnia, Ontario, lived in the UK and Boston and now resides in Toronto. By day, he uses narrative and storytelling to help organizations scale their impact. His consulting work ranges from helping speakers prepare compelling talks, to advising organizations on how strong narratives can…

Keeling, Gregory

Gregory Keeling Director, Ethics & Conduct BMO Financial Group Toronto, Ontario   Gregory is the Director, Ethics & Conduct for BMO Financial Group in Toronto. Before joining BMO, he worked in the Government of Ontario and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. Gregory has experience in workplace environmental issues, privacy, access to information, procurement,…

Job, Joseanne

Joseanne Job President OPSEU Local 527 Mississauga, Ontario   Joseanne holds the position of Assistant to the Vice Chairs at the Ontario Labour Relations Board and is currently the President of OPSEU Local 527 and also sits on various committees within OPSEU. Joseanne is passionate about educating young workers in her workplace about their rights…

Jesseman, Rebecca

Rebecca Jesseman Director, Policy Canadian Centre of Substance Use and Addiction Ottawa, Ontario   Rebecca’s primary professional interest is the regulation of drugs. She has advised on cannabis legalization nationally and internationally, with interest in promoting effective health, social, and criminal justice responses to substance use, and a focus on collaborative, community-based options. Rebecca’s achievements…