Kerry Porth

Sex Work Policy Consultant

Kerry first joined Pivot as a board member in 2011 and became chair of the board of directors from 2012 to 2017. A former sex worker and IV drug user,...

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Caitlin Shane

Staff Lawyer - Drug Policy

Caitlin began working in the Downtown Eastside a decade ago as an outreach and mental health worker. Before attending law school in 2013, she provided frontline services in supportive housing, emergency...

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Anna Cooper

Staff Lawyer - Homelessness

Anna was driven to law school by her desire to address inequality in a systemic way. Early experiences volunteering in the Downtown Eastside and with the Elizabeth Fry Society taught...

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Peter Kim

Communications & Digital Engagement Manager

Peter has been a passionate advocate of human rights and social justice since his time at university (UBC) and journalism school (BCIT) where he co-founded BCIT’s chapter of Journalists For Human...

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Minna Schendlinger

Finance and Operations Manager

A self-described “governance and policy enthusiast,” Minna comes to Pivot with 20 years of experience working in administration within Vancouver’s thriving not-for-profit arts and culture sector, including eight years as...

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Celia Pinette

Policy and Law Reform Specialist - Police Accountability

Celia’s passion for social inclusion and justice sparked her interest in gaining an understanding of how the law intersects with society’s most vulnerable people. She attended the Faculty of Law...

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Asha Nygra

Development Coordinator

Asha has always been interested in human rights and social justice, but she was initially drawn to Pivot’s work while studying philosophy and economics at the University of British Columbia....

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Kaymi Yoon-Maxwell

Communications Associate

Kaymi is a mixed race Korean/Scottish settler on the unceded lands of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. She is dedicated to intersectional feminist, anti-oppressive, and decolonial...

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Catarina Moreno

Interim Executive Director

Catarina joins the Pivot Legal team as Interim Executive Director providing transition support and hands-on impact leadership during times of change. To her role as Interim Executive Director, she brings...

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Meenakshi Mannoe

Community Educator

Meenakshi is a settler living on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples since 2006. This relationship to the host nations and Indigenous people across so-called Canada...

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Lyndsay Watson

Legal Director

Lyndsay believes that creative, strategic legal advocacy is a crucial part in the fight for economic and social justice. She was born and raised on the unceded lands of the...

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