Kerry Porth

Sex Work Policy Consultant

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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Caitlin Shane

Staff Lawyer - Drug Policy

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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Anna Cooper

Staff Lawyer - Homelessness

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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Minna Schendlinger

Finance and Operations Manager

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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Asha Nygra

Development Coordinator

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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Kaymi Yoon-Maxwell

Communications Associate

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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,...

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Catarina Moreno

Interim Executive Director

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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,...

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Meenakshi Mannoe

Community Educator

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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Lyndsay Watson

Legal Director

Pronouns: she/her/hers 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...

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