> We are calling on Pride Toronto's Staff and Board of Directors to reverse this decision and put this on the agenda for the upcoming PT AGM happening in December 4th 2018. He has been an active member of Pride at Work Canada for many years and, has participated in organizing a multitude of events and initiatives. In 2020 he was named a CivicAction DiverseCity Fellow, joining a prestigious group of rising leaders who are passionate about shaping their communities within the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. x�c```�L�a( �Y�����#��¥Ml�=7�LL�+���] ɕ�P+Z�yO�ᅩ��%ʚ{R4�ZV�d�39����. He is currently a, member of BDC's LGBT Support Group, which supports the National Diversity, Committee. A spokesperson for Pride Toronto told CP24.com Thursday that nobody was available to comment on the board’s revelations. Connect with Colin on, Jade is an inclusion, diversity and belonging educator with a background in social work. Her diverse background in working with a variety of organizations and dealing with a wide spectrum of individuals has given Kathleen a wealth of experience applicable to the role of Secretary for Pride at Work Canada. Angela Facundo is a scholar, artist, writer, and management consultant based in Toronto. Bryon has been a volunteer with Calgary Pride for the last 4 years and is a familiar, friendly face in Calgary’s gender and sexually diverse community. His family operated a heating oil business for 53 years, which was eventuall sold to A. Harvey & Co. Ltd. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland. As Pride at Work Canada’s Programs Assistant, Meike supports the organization’s educational and networking programs. Trisha currently works as the Director of Finance at, Terri is an educator and lifelong learner with more than 10 years of experience in higher education. Jade is the Gythia (Ásatrú priestess) of Vindisir Kindred, and dedicates their time to interfaith engagement including founding the, Canadian Pagan Declaration on Intolerance, Pru is a South Asian cultural manager and an artist based in Toronto. He specializes in strategic communication management, CSR, and project management. disorders and has assisted students with disabilities during his university studies. Since then, he has prioritized the extension of the organization’s reach outside of Canada's largest cities into a wide range of communities across the country and has been thrilled to watch the organization grow from 30 to over 140 corporate members. Connect with Meike at. She was instrumental in the launch of their LGBTQ2+ Network which is proving to be a huge success and is going to bring more diversity and inclusion to the company. He holds a BA in history from the Université du, Québec à Montréal and a certificate in records management from the same, institution. Executive Director at Pride Toronto Toronto, Canada Area 206 connections. Originally from Cole Harbour, NS, he has lived in Toronto for over fifteen years, during which time he has consistently engaged with queer, trans and 2S communities through working and volunteering with organizations like The 519, the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film & Video Festival and the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation. This decision was made after an altercation broke out at the Hamilton Pride festival last weekend, where … His areas of expertise are corporate social responsibility, communications and human resources at multinational companies and non-profit sector. As Treasurer on the Board of Directors, Trisha is committed to ensuring the long-term financial viability of Pride at Work Canada through strong internal controls and financial management, oversight, and reporting. Connect with Kathleen on, Trisha is a CPA, CA with a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University. She has held a variety of leadership roles at TD within the Retail Network, Call Centre operations, Diversity and Inclusion, and Talent Acquisition, including unique roles focused specifically on LGBTQ2+ people. Lauren is the Senior Manager of Digital Service at Johnson Inc.  She holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, and a BSc in Earth Sciences from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Passionate and devoted, he advocates for human rights protection and volunteers to support minority communities, such as LGBTQ2+, indigenous, black people and people of colour communities. It was confirmed earlier this week by Pride Toronto executive director, Olivia Nuamah, that organizers and police will be stepping up security at the 2019 Toronto event. He frequently shares his expertise in workplace inclusion through public speaking and in writing for publications like. 26 0 obj Don’t worry — she promises not to share photos of her dog, unless you ask. In her current role as an educational developer with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Terri supports teaching and learning in an applied environment and is passionate about cultivating inclusive classrooms. Websites. the LGBTQ2+ talent strategy for the bank, where her primary focus is to source, attract and advocate for the hiring of top LGBTQ2+ talent Canada-wide. Kathleen’s experience with launching LGBTQ2+ initiatives, networks, resources groups in Australia and Singapore has motivated her to extend her own path of activism in her workplace in Canada. Currently, Mark is the Customer Marketing Manager at Coca-Cola Canada, and he continually strives to expand his leadership skills & knowledge base, demonstrated by taking on this exciting position with Pride at Work Canada. She’s excited to join Pride at Work Canada as one of the Prairies Regional Leads and looks forward to learning from and alongside the PAWC staff and board members. Inez Ashworth is a Team Lead for Diversity & Inclusion at Husky Energy where she has worked for the past 6 years. The dynamic 36-year-old charitable organization espouses a mission “to advance Canada’s Black … Her vision as a creative professional is to bring together the LGBTQ2+ community, people of color, and newcomers through meaningful engagement and persuasive dialogue. The executive director of Pride Toronto has left the job effective last Wednesday, the organization has announced. Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders has penned a letter to Pride Toronto’s board of directors, defending the police service’s relationship with … 25 0 obj << /Pages 53 0 R /Type /Catalog >> Nominees for the board of directors of Pride Toronto (PT) include two outspoken trans women, two young community leaders, a journalist who has documented gay liberation since Stonewall and an international events manager who is already planning for WorldPride in 2014. Join to Connect Pride Toronto. As a certified coach, and transformational change agent, they focus on developing high-performance cultures through the process of structural alignment and competency development to model behaviors for a winning outcome. The role of the Board … Currently he is the General Manager of Harvey's Oil Ltd., a Petro Canada partnership that sells and distributes petroleum products throughout Newfoundland. Florence Gagnon holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Concordia University. Kathleen Devine was born in Northern Ontario and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. endobj Val brings 25 years of experience in sales, sales leadership and sales performance development across multiple industries: Distribution, Retail, Service Management, Technology and most recently Financial. By Michael Van Cooten Publisher/Editor. stream Pride Toronto announced on Monday that it has chosen a new executive director with a background in community health, housing and development. Since then, he has prioritized the extension of the organization’s reach outside of Canada's largest cities into a wide range of communities across the country and has been thrilled to watch the organization grow from 30 to over 140 corporate members. endstream After graduation, Kathleen worked internationally for over 20 years in risk management and business continuity. Outside of the workplace, Terri is an avid reader, skilled movie-quoter and football fan. Her work is inspired by the relationship between her identity, community and equity. They currently serve on the Planned Parenthood Toronto (PPT) board of directors, and have served on the Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC) Manitoba board, as a 2SLBTQI+ Commissioner for Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Manitoba, as Project Manager for Water Allies research team, and as a linguistics consultant for McGill University. She was promoted back into a leadership position within 12 months. Olivia Nuamah, Pride Toronto's executive director, and Alicia Hall, co-chair of Pride Toronto's board of directors, will also participate in Wednesday's public ceremony. The announcement, which marks the end of … Director Board Of Directors at Pride Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada 500+ connections. As Director of Thought Leadership, Angela is excited to work with others on creative ways to apply critical thinking for practical and potentially large-scale results. They are committed to providing spaces for non-hegemonic decolonial understandings and expressions of genders and sexualities to thrive. << /Linearized 1 /L 1369943 /H [ 873 258 ] /O 29 /E 429436 /N 7 /T 1369524 >> Inez moved to Canada from the UK and quickly adapted to a new environment. Sharon Chung champions Diversity and Inclusion and is passionate about the LGBTQ2+ community. . She has spent the last 10 years working to ‘spread the word’ and increase visibility for lesbians within and outside of the LGBTQ+ community. Originally from Yorkshire in Northern England, Mark has over 14 years of international marketing experience gained at Wal-Mart UK & Coca-Cola Canada. He has also coached people with autism and developmental. He has worked in the health sector and in the private sector in an, accounting firm and is currently working for the Business Development Bank of, Canada. A long time proponent of public service, Colin currently serves on the Board of Directors of Volunteer Toronto, Canada's largest volunteer centre with over 40 years of experience connecting volunteers with the organizations that need them. endobj A year after coming out, Michael's own family marched beside The Board of Directors of Pride Toronto announced the appointment of Interim Executive Director Glen Brown. Claire has worked as a lawyer within the legal aid clinic system and well as in private practice. Composed of representatives from across Canada, the Board of Directors work to fulfil the organization’s mandate and connect with Pride organizations nationwide. She is the vice-chair of Kittiwake Dance Theatre in Newfoundland, and has previously served on the board of directors for St. John’s Pride. As Pride at Work Canada’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Luis is committed to raise awareness of LGBTQ2+ issues and to engage our stakeholders to celebrate gender and sexual diversity. Subscribe to our newsletter & stay updated. In 2019 Colin was the youngest person ever named a finalist for the Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce’s Business Leader of the Year Award. In 2017, she helped launch SAIT’s Gender and Sexuality Inclusion Committee and continues to serve as co-chair. Claire obtained her Master in Environmental Studies and law degree (MES/JD) at York University and Osgoode Hall Law School. Mark’s passion for inclusive and progressive workplace’s first developed by being an active member of Wal-Mart UK’s LGBTQ network. Chris is a proud Newfoundlander, born and raised in St John's. Claire has also served as executive member of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community (SOGIC) sections with both the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association. Mark regularly keeps in touch with family in friends in the UK, as well as enjoying travel & social time with his partner of 10 years and new friendship group in Toronto. On January 21, it was announced by Pride Toronto’s board of directors that she is no longer executive director of Pride Toronto for reasons that are still unclear. In 2012, she created a platform to provide a resource to lesbian communities. Olivia comes to our organization with over 25 years of experience working with and engaging local communities on issues of racial and social justice including senior leadership experience in … Chris is a board member of Shallaway Youth Choir and is the past president of the Boys and Girls Club of St John’s. Connect with Claire on, Colin joined Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada as Executive Director in 2014. %���� Their work on decolonizing understandings of Southeast Asian gender conceptualizations has been presented at the International Conference on Gender Studies, at Thammasat University, University of Manitoba, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and Queen’s University among others. PRIDE TORONTO - BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES UP FOR ELECTION S A M A N T H A F R A SE R She/Her Samantha Fraser is a queer community builder and realtor, living in the west end of Toronto. For the past years, he has been working on blended activities among Diversity & Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility, Communications, and Public Policies. He has a deep knowledge of Product, Brand and Customer marketing and prides himself on building strong & successful relationships. I am committed to working together to foster inclusive corporate cultures where all employees are encouraged to be their truest selves at work. Inez always leads by example and makes time to help others. Another message on the Pride Toronto Facebook page says the Pride Toronto board will release a “proposed timeline” soon for the search for a new executive director. endobj Val is currently the Director, Sales Effectiveness at Scotiabank. Terri credits her work during her master’s degree (which coincided with a few major life events, just for added stress…) as what catapulted her down a path where inclusion is a guiding value in life and work. Hillier says PT needs to improve its outreach. Connect with Lauren on. Lauren is an active member of her LGBTQ2+ employee resource group and runs annual Pride celebrations at Johnson’s head office. Pride Toronto supports our communities in the pursuit of our unequivocal rights to be known, be heard, be understood, be accepted, be respected, and to celebrate the beauty of who we are. “It is one of the areas that Pride Toronto has really lacked,” he says. Date: Wednesday, May 31 Time: Noon Location: Podium roof, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. This year's Pride … Their community advocacy focuses on newcomer, migrant, queer, gender nonconforming BIPOC intersections, melding their own experiences as a former refugee and stateless person with their academic, artistic and professional background. With a PhD in English Literature and nine years of experience researching and teaching queer and gender studies, psychoanalysis, and culture, Angela has written a book on queer theory and the impact of art on inner life. Communicate with the Board of Directors in a concise, clear, comprehensive manner, to ensure that the Board has adequate information on Pride Toronto activities to carry out effective decision making Participate in all Board meetings, Board’s standing committees and AGMs Chris is a champion of health & safety in the workplace, and recently received an award presented by the NL Occupational Health and Safety Organization to honour his commitment to his co-workers and their well-being. This is a wrong practice in community development and accountability and is a violation of the decision of the vast majority of the members of Pride Toronto at an AGM. Her professional experience and commitment to discussing diverse topics has resulted in several workshops and speaking engagements, both on and off campus. Meike is committed to strengthening the connections between LGBTQ2+ community organizations, and has always prioritized collaboration with grassroots groups in the development of educational programming. Pride Toronto has announced the appointment of Sherwin Modeste as the organization’s new executive director. It is critical that Pride Toronto’s Board of Directors represents the diversity of our community and we strongly encourage individuals from historically marginalized communities to apply. Board and Staff Conseil d'administration et personnel The Fierté Canada Pride Board is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization. The resignation came after “serious allegations” were made against Chantelois in a letter from Pride Toronto staff to the board of directors, according to a statement by the board. Previous to Pride at Work Canada they have held positions at, . Selected at Pride's Annual General Assembly as one of Pride’s Board of Directors. 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He is currently a, member of BDC's LGBT Support Group, which supports the National Diversity, Committee. A spokesperson for Pride Toronto told CP24.com Thursday that nobody was available to comment on the board’s revelations. Connect with Colin on, Jade is an inclusion, diversity and belonging educator with a background in social work. Her diverse background in working with a variety of organizations and dealing with a wide spectrum of individuals has given Kathleen a wealth of experience applicable to the role of Secretary for Pride at Work Canada. Angela Facundo is a scholar, artist, writer, and management consultant based in Toronto. Bryon has been a volunteer with Calgary Pride for the last 4 years and is a familiar, friendly face in Calgary’s gender and sexually diverse community. His family operated a heating oil business for 53 years, which was eventuall sold to A. Harvey & Co. Ltd. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland. As Pride at Work Canada’s Programs Assistant, Meike supports the organization’s educational and networking programs. Trisha currently works as the Director of Finance at, Terri is an educator and lifelong learner with more than 10 years of experience in higher education. Jade is the Gythia (Ásatrú priestess) of Vindisir Kindred, and dedicates their time to interfaith engagement including founding the, Canadian Pagan Declaration on Intolerance, Pru is a South Asian cultural manager and an artist based in Toronto. He specializes in strategic communication management, CSR, and project management. disorders and has assisted students with disabilities during his university studies. Since then, he has prioritized the extension of the organization’s reach outside of Canada's largest cities into a wide range of communities across the country and has been thrilled to watch the organization grow from 30 to over 140 corporate members. Connect with Meike at. She was instrumental in the launch of their LGBTQ2+ Network which is proving to be a huge success and is going to bring more diversity and inclusion to the company. He holds a BA in history from the Université du, Québec à Montréal and a certificate in records management from the same, institution. Executive Director at Pride Toronto Toronto, Canada Area 206 connections. Originally from Cole Harbour, NS, he has lived in Toronto for over fifteen years, during which time he has consistently engaged with queer, trans and 2S communities through working and volunteering with organizations like The 519, the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film & Video Festival and the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation. This decision was made after an altercation broke out at the Hamilton Pride festival last weekend, where … His areas of expertise are corporate social responsibility, communications and human resources at multinational companies and non-profit sector. As Treasurer on the Board of Directors, Trisha is committed to ensuring the long-term financial viability of Pride at Work Canada through strong internal controls and financial management, oversight, and reporting. Connect with Kathleen on, Trisha is a CPA, CA with a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University. She has held a variety of leadership roles at TD within the Retail Network, Call Centre operations, Diversity and Inclusion, and Talent Acquisition, including unique roles focused specifically on LGBTQ2+ people. Lauren is the Senior Manager of Digital Service at Johnson Inc.  She holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, and a BSc in Earth Sciences from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Passionate and devoted, he advocates for human rights protection and volunteers to support minority communities, such as LGBTQ2+, indigenous, black people and people of colour communities. It was confirmed earlier this week by Pride Toronto executive director, Olivia Nuamah, that organizers and police will be stepping up security at the 2019 Toronto event. He frequently shares his expertise in workplace inclusion through public speaking and in writing for publications like. 26 0 obj Don’t worry — she promises not to share photos of her dog, unless you ask. In her current role as an educational developer with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Terri supports teaching and learning in an applied environment and is passionate about cultivating inclusive classrooms. Websites. the LGBTQ2+ talent strategy for the bank, where her primary focus is to source, attract and advocate for the hiring of top LGBTQ2+ talent Canada-wide. Kathleen’s experience with launching LGBTQ2+ initiatives, networks, resources groups in Australia and Singapore has motivated her to extend her own path of activism in her workplace in Canada. Currently, Mark is the Customer Marketing Manager at Coca-Cola Canada, and he continually strives to expand his leadership skills & knowledge base, demonstrated by taking on this exciting position with Pride at Work Canada. She’s excited to join Pride at Work Canada as one of the Prairies Regional Leads and looks forward to learning from and alongside the PAWC staff and board members. Inez Ashworth is a Team Lead for Diversity & Inclusion at Husky Energy where she has worked for the past 6 years. The dynamic 36-year-old charitable organization espouses a mission “to advance Canada’s Black … Her vision as a creative professional is to bring together the LGBTQ2+ community, people of color, and newcomers through meaningful engagement and persuasive dialogue. The executive director of Pride Toronto has left the job effective last Wednesday, the organization has announced. Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders has penned a letter to Pride Toronto’s board of directors, defending the police service’s relationship with … 25 0 obj << /Pages 53 0 R /Type /Catalog >> Nominees for the board of directors of Pride Toronto (PT) include two outspoken trans women, two young community leaders, a journalist who has documented gay liberation since Stonewall and an international events manager who is already planning for WorldPride in 2014. Join to Connect Pride Toronto. As a certified coach, and transformational change agent, they focus on developing high-performance cultures through the process of structural alignment and competency development to model behaviors for a winning outcome. The role of the Board … Currently he is the General Manager of Harvey's Oil Ltd., a Petro Canada partnership that sells and distributes petroleum products throughout Newfoundland. Florence Gagnon holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Concordia University. Kathleen Devine was born in Northern Ontario and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. endobj Val brings 25 years of experience in sales, sales leadership and sales performance development across multiple industries: Distribution, Retail, Service Management, Technology and most recently Financial. By Michael Van Cooten Publisher/Editor. stream Pride Toronto announced on Monday that it has chosen a new executive director with a background in community health, housing and development. Since then, he has prioritized the extension of the organization’s reach outside of Canada's largest cities into a wide range of communities across the country and has been thrilled to watch the organization grow from 30 to over 140 corporate members. endstream After graduation, Kathleen worked internationally for over 20 years in risk management and business continuity. Outside of the workplace, Terri is an avid reader, skilled movie-quoter and football fan. Her work is inspired by the relationship between her identity, community and equity. They currently serve on the Planned Parenthood Toronto (PPT) board of directors, and have served on the Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC) Manitoba board, as a 2SLBTQI+ Commissioner for Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Manitoba, as Project Manager for Water Allies research team, and as a linguistics consultant for McGill University. She was promoted back into a leadership position within 12 months. Olivia Nuamah, Pride Toronto's executive director, and Alicia Hall, co-chair of Pride Toronto's board of directors, will also participate in Wednesday's public ceremony. The announcement, which marks the end of … Director Board Of Directors at Pride Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada 500+ connections. As Director of Thought Leadership, Angela is excited to work with others on creative ways to apply critical thinking for practical and potentially large-scale results. They are committed to providing spaces for non-hegemonic decolonial understandings and expressions of genders and sexualities to thrive. << /Linearized 1 /L 1369943 /H [ 873 258 ] /O 29 /E 429436 /N 7 /T 1369524 >> Inez moved to Canada from the UK and quickly adapted to a new environment. Sharon Chung champions Diversity and Inclusion and is passionate about the LGBTQ2+ community. . She has spent the last 10 years working to ‘spread the word’ and increase visibility for lesbians within and outside of the LGBTQ+ community. Originally from Yorkshire in Northern England, Mark has over 14 years of international marketing experience gained at Wal-Mart UK & Coca-Cola Canada. He has also coached people with autism and developmental. He has worked in the health sector and in the private sector in an, accounting firm and is currently working for the Business Development Bank of, Canada. A long time proponent of public service, Colin currently serves on the Board of Directors of Volunteer Toronto, Canada's largest volunteer centre with over 40 years of experience connecting volunteers with the organizations that need them. endobj A year after coming out, Michael's own family marched beside The Board of Directors of Pride Toronto announced the appointment of Interim Executive Director Glen Brown. Claire has worked as a lawyer within the legal aid clinic system and well as in private practice. Composed of representatives from across Canada, the Board of Directors work to fulfil the organization’s mandate and connect with Pride organizations nationwide. She is the vice-chair of Kittiwake Dance Theatre in Newfoundland, and has previously served on the board of directors for St. John’s Pride. As Pride at Work Canada’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Luis is committed to raise awareness of LGBTQ2+ issues and to engage our stakeholders to celebrate gender and sexual diversity. Subscribe to our newsletter & stay updated. In 2019 Colin was the youngest person ever named a finalist for the Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce’s Business Leader of the Year Award. In 2017, she helped launch SAIT’s Gender and Sexuality Inclusion Committee and continues to serve as co-chair. Claire obtained her Master in Environmental Studies and law degree (MES/JD) at York University and Osgoode Hall Law School. Mark’s passion for inclusive and progressive workplace’s first developed by being an active member of Wal-Mart UK’s LGBTQ network. Chris is a proud Newfoundlander, born and raised in St John's. Claire has also served as executive member of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community (SOGIC) sections with both the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association. Mark regularly keeps in touch with family in friends in the UK, as well as enjoying travel & social time with his partner of 10 years and new friendship group in Toronto. On January 21, it was announced by Pride Toronto’s board of directors that she is no longer executive director of Pride Toronto for reasons that are still unclear. In 2012, she created a platform to provide a resource to lesbian communities. Olivia comes to our organization with over 25 years of experience working with and engaging local communities on issues of racial and social justice including senior leadership experience in … Chris is a board member of Shallaway Youth Choir and is the past president of the Boys and Girls Club of St John’s. Connect with Claire on, Colin joined Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada as Executive Director in 2014. %���� Their work on decolonizing understandings of Southeast Asian gender conceptualizations has been presented at the International Conference on Gender Studies, at Thammasat University, University of Manitoba, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and Queen’s University among others. PRIDE TORONTO - BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES UP FOR ELECTION S A M A N T H A F R A SE R She/Her Samantha Fraser is a queer community builder and realtor, living in the west end of Toronto. For the past years, he has been working on blended activities among Diversity & Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility, Communications, and Public Policies. He has a deep knowledge of Product, Brand and Customer marketing and prides himself on building strong & successful relationships. I am committed to working together to foster inclusive corporate cultures where all employees are encouraged to be their truest selves at work. Inez always leads by example and makes time to help others. Another message on the Pride Toronto Facebook page says the Pride Toronto board will release a “proposed timeline” soon for the search for a new executive director. endobj Val is currently the Director, Sales Effectiveness at Scotiabank. Terri credits her work during her master’s degree (which coincided with a few major life events, just for added stress…) as what catapulted her down a path where inclusion is a guiding value in life and work. Hillier says PT needs to improve its outreach. Connect with Lauren on. Lauren is an active member of her LGBTQ2+ employee resource group and runs annual Pride celebrations at Johnson’s head office. Pride Toronto supports our communities in the pursuit of our unequivocal rights to be known, be heard, be understood, be accepted, be respected, and to celebrate the beauty of who we are. “It is one of the areas that Pride Toronto has really lacked,” he says. Date: Wednesday, May 31 Time: Noon Location: Podium roof, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. This year's Pride … Their community advocacy focuses on newcomer, migrant, queer, gender nonconforming BIPOC intersections, melding their own experiences as a former refugee and stateless person with their academic, artistic and professional background. With a PhD in English Literature and nine years of experience researching and teaching queer and gender studies, psychoanalysis, and culture, Angela has written a book on queer theory and the impact of art on inner life. Communicate with the Board of Directors in a concise, clear, comprehensive manner, to ensure that the Board has adequate information on Pride Toronto activities to carry out effective decision making Participate in all Board meetings, Board’s standing committees and AGMs Chris is a champion of health & safety in the workplace, and recently received an award presented by the NL Occupational Health and Safety Organization to honour his commitment to his co-workers and their well-being. This is a wrong practice in community development and accountability and is a violation of the decision of the vast majority of the members of Pride Toronto at an AGM. Her professional experience and commitment to discussing diverse topics has resulted in several workshops and speaking engagements, both on and off campus. Meike is committed to strengthening the connections between LGBTQ2+ community organizations, and has always prioritized collaboration with grassroots groups in the development of educational programming. Pride Toronto has announced the appointment of Sherwin Modeste as the organization’s new executive director. It is critical that Pride Toronto’s Board of Directors represents the diversity of our community and we strongly encourage individuals from historically marginalized communities to apply. Board and Staff Conseil d'administration et personnel The Fierté Canada Pride Board is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization. The resignation came after “serious allegations” were made against Chantelois in a letter from Pride Toronto staff to the board of directors, according to a statement by the board. Previous to Pride at Work Canada they have held positions at, . Selected at Pride's Annual General Assembly as one of Pride’s Board of Directors. TORONTO, Ontario October 9, 2019 — On Monday, the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) announced its slate of new directors to its 10-member Board, elected at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting, held on September 30.. Returning board member Chad Simon has put an emphasis on implementing the recommendations of last year’s Community Advisory Panel report. Hazim is a Bugis-Malay, Chinese queer anthropology and discard studies scholar with an MA Anthropology and Collaborative Master’s Specialization in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies from the University of Toronto, as well as a BA Honours in Anthropology from the University of Winnipeg and a Higher National Diploma in Business from Linton University. Lauren is a champion for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and is thrilled to join Pride at Work as an Atlantic Regional Lead. 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