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Debbie Owusu-Akyeeah

Debbie Owusu-Akyeeah

Executive Director

Cameron Aitken

Cameron Aitken

Office Manager

Adriana Bravo

Adriana Bravo

Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Coordinator

Anya Gowan

Anya Gowan

Office Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator

Eliot Newton

Eliot Newton

Education Coordinator

They/Them/Theirs

eliot@ccgsd-ccdgs.org

Photo credit: Mailyne K. Briggs

Celeste Lessard-Kragen

Celeste Lessard-Kragen

Queer History Coordinator

Ahmed Abdallah

Ahmed Abdallah

Conferences Coordinator

Emma Awe

Emma Awe

Community Coordinator

Andrea Prajerova

Andrea Prajerova

Evaluations and Grant Coordinator

Ella Wiggins

Ella Wiggins

Forums Assistant

Renato Baldin

Renato Baldin

Museum Project Manager

Janani Suthan

Janani Suthan

Social Media Coordinator

She/Her/They/Them

janani@ccgsd-ccdgs.org

Stephanie Sapienza

Stephanie Sapienza

Sports Inclusion Coordinator

community facilitators

Mel Thompson

Mel Thompson

Intersex Coordinator

They/Them/Theirs

intersex@ccgsd-ccdgs.org

leadership

board of directors

The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity’s Board of Directors is made up of volunteers who serve as the administrative body of the organization. Board members hold their roles for 3-year terms, which can be negotiated within the bylaws parameters. The Board of Directors is responsible for exercising accountability and being responsible to stakeholders and the communities we serve.

Calla Barnett

Calla Barnett

President

She/Her/Hers

Joined 2016

Reilly Vamplew

Reilly Vamplew

Vice President

He/Him/His

Joined 2017

Lane Lamb

Lane Lamb

Treasurer

They/Them/Theirs

Joined 2020

Alex Eliot

Alex Eliot

Secretary

They/Them/Theirs

 Joined 2019

Kaitlin Geiger-Bardswich

Kaitlin Geiger-Bardswich

Member

She/Her/Hers

Joined 2018

Jennifer Chow

Jennifer Chow

Member

She/Her/Hers

Joined 2019

Shelley Rabinovitch

Shelley Rabinovitch

Member

She/Her/Hers

Joined 2016

community

volunteer

This year, the Centre is looking for remote volunteers to help with outreach and promotion of our online programming.  If you are interested in volunteering, gaining valuable and marketable skills in such areas as event coordination, fundraising, public speaking, database management, networking, and social media.

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