Aaron Samuel

Secretary

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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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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BeeLee Lee

Director at Large

Pronouns: she/her/hers — BeeLee acknowledges that she is an uninvited guest on the stolen, unceded, ancestral, traditional homelands of the Səl̓ílwətaʔ, Xʷməθkwəy̓əm, & Sḵwx̱wú7mesh peoples. Raised in East Vancouver, growing...

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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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Kit Rothschild

Director at Large

Pronouns: they/them/their — Kit (they/them/their) is a non-binary, queer settler of Ashkenazi Jewish descent living with myriad chronic pains. Kit has more than 10 years lived experience in sex work...

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Kyle Thompson

Director at Large

Pronouns: he/him/his — Originally from Toronto/Haudenosaunee, Mississauga and Anishinabewaki Territory, Kyle is a lawyer who graduated from the University of British Columbia's law school and has gratefully lived on the unceded...

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Stephanie Sweetnam

Director at Large

Pronouns: she/her — Stephanie is a first generation Canadian, of Guyanese and Trinidadian descent. She is originally from Toronto (Haudenosaunee, Mississauga and Anishinabewaki Territory) and currently lives in Victoria (Lekwungen/Songhees...

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Stephen Mussell

Chair

Pronouns: he/him/his   —  Stephen is Michif (Métis) and a citizen of the Manitoba Métis Federation. His mother’s family hails from the Eagle Hills, Duck Lake, and northeastern British Columbia (Pouce...

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