Amanda Burrows

Director at Large

Pronouns: she/her/hers — Amanda is the Director of Development for First United in the Downtown Eastside. She is experienced in supporting nonprofits in Vancouver build capacity and has served in senior...

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Aaron Samuel

Director at Large

Pronouns: he/him/his — Aaron is nehiyaw (Plains Cree) and Caribbean from Treaty 6 territory (Edmonton). He holds a JD with a Specialization in Aboriginal Law from the Peter A. Allard School...

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Julie Guenkel

Treasurer

Pronouns: she/her/hers — Julie joined the board of Pivot in 2019 as the Treasurer. As a long time resident in Vancouver, Julie has seen the increasing challenges of those living in...

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Mebrat Beyene

Director at Large

Pronouns: she/her/hers — Mebrat is an Eritrean, born in Ethiopia and raised in Montreal. She is a mother, community developer, teacher, and singer known for her passion, enthusiasm, and energy....

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Naomi Moses

Vice Chair

Pronouns: they/them — Naomi is a lawyer at JFK Law in Vancouver. Naomi is privileged and humbled to practice law on behalf of Aboriginal people, and to work towards Indigenous...

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Nicolas Crier

Secretary

Pronouns: he/him/his — Nicolas Crier is an adoptee of Cree heritage and a freelance writer. At 41 years old he has spent approximately half his life surviving in the streets and...

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Stephen Mussell

Chair

Pronouns: he/him/his   — Stephen is Plains Cree-Métis. He is a citizen of the Manitoba Métis Federation and the Métis Nation British Columbia. His family hails from the Eagle Hills and the...

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