Pam Hrick

Pam Hrick

Pam Hrick is the Executive Director & General Counsel at LEAF. She leads and manages LEAF’s legal activities and daily operations, and works with the Board to develop the vision and strategic plan for the organization. She provides leadership, expertise, support, and direction to LEAF’s work on litigation, law reform, and public education Pam joined […]

Kerry Lynn Okita

Kerry Lynn Okita is a litigation partner at Bishop and McKenzie in Calgary, Alberta. She has a broad civil litigation practice with specialties in the areas of employment law, immigration, and property. In particular, Kerry Lynn focuses on human rights as well as sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. From 2010 to 2012, Kerry […]

Tracy Au

Tracy Au

Tracy is the Office and Branch Relations Coordinator at LEAF. She assists to enhance LEAF’s operations and advances the work at the branches. She has over a decade worth of administrative and finance experience in the non-profit sector. She holds a degree in Biology and Anthropology from the University of Toronto. In her downtime, she […]

Dee Dooley

Dee Dooley is a feminist socio-legal researcher and community development specialist with expertise in gender-based violence and legal education. She is currently the Coordinator of Community/Legal Education and Training at Avalon Sexual Assault Centre, where she works with youth, community organizations, service providers, and governments on various sexual violence prevention, intervention, and awareness initiatives. Dee […]

Megan Cameron

Megan is the Fund Development Manager at LEAF, responsible for leading and managing LEAF’s fundraising program. Prior to joining LEAF, Megan worked at Amnesty International in Philanthropy & Major Giving. Before transitioning into fundraising, Megan spent more than six years working as a national journalist for Global News, reporting on a number of human rights […]

Jen Gammad

Jen is the Communications and Advocacy Manager at LEAF. In her role, she leads LEAF’s communications efforts, including digital and traditional media. Jen brings a solid track record of advocating for social justice through accessible communications and critical policy analysis. Prior to LEAF, she worked at YWCA Canada, York University, Foundation for Media Alternatives (Philippines), […]

Grace Hitimana

Grace is the Manager of Finance at LEAF. She is responsible for managing all things financial for LEAF. She holds an MBA Degree with specialization in Accounting from Shulich School of Business, along with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Finance from University of Windsor. Grace has over 10 years of […]

Shabnum Durrani

Shabnum Durrani is the Director of Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations at the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) where she leads advocacy efforts on behalf of the hospital sector. Shabnum began her career as a lawyer practicing poverty law in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside as well as health law with a national law firm in Toronto. She […]

Breanne Lavallée-Heckert

Breanne Lavallée-Heckert is a Métis (Michif) woman from Red River on Treaty 1 Territory. Breanne is currently a graduate student pursuing a Master of Laws at McGill University. Her research focuses on Métis constitutionalism and law revitalization. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights from the University of Winnipeg, and a Juris Doctor […]

Brea Hutchinson

Brea is the Director of Operations at LEAF. In her role, she is responsible for implementing the 2020-2025 strategic plan and ensuring the smooth functioning of LEAF’s operations. Prior to LEAF, Brea was the Executive Director of the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston. In that role, she was responsible for both the operational and programmatic components […]