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Staff Members

Alexis Stoymenoff Senior Communications & Engagement Specialist
Senior Communications & Engagement Specialist

Alexis came to West Coast Environmental Law in 2016, after working as a journalist and then as a... Read more

Andrew Gage
Staff Lawyer

Andrew was an environmental activist before he was an environmental lawyer: he was accepted into... Read more

Anjali Appadurai Communications & Engagement Specialist
Climate Communications Specialist

Trained as a Human Ecologist – a transdisciplinary philosophy focusing on the relationship... Read more

Anna Johnston
Staff Lawyer

Anna’s work focuses on strengthening federal environmental laws and environmental assessment... Read more

Barbara Everdene Project Manager Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund
Project Manager - Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund

Barbara Everdene is a community planner passionate about community engagement and activism.... Read more

Ceciline Goh Office Administrator
Office Administrator

Ceciline is the Office Administrator at West Coast Environmental Law. She is in charge of the... Read more

Dan Cheater Law Student
Law Student

Dan is currently a second year student in the Allard School of Law, at the University of British... Read more

Deborah Carlson
Staff Lawyer

Deborah joined West Coast in 2010 as Staff Counsel for the Green Communities Program. She works... Read more

Executive Assistant

Eileen is West Coast Environmental Law’s executive assistant. She grew up in Northern Ontario,... Read more

Erica Stahl
Staff Lawyer

Erica is passionate about environmental and social justice,... Read more

Eugene Kung Staff Counsel
Staff Lawyer

Eugene Kung is a staff lawyer with West Coast, working on... Read more

Gavin Smith Staff Counsel
Staff Lawyer

Gavin decided to pursue environmental law while working on a small family farm, an experience... Read more

Georgia Lloyd-Smith Staff Counsel
Staff Lawyer

Georgia Lloyd-Smith is part of West Coast Environmental Law’s Aboriginal and Natural Resources... Read more

Jessica Clogg Executive Director and Senior Counsel
Executive Director & Senior Counsel

Jessica Clogg is West Coast’s Executive Director and Senior Counsel, and heads up our work on... Read more

Linda Nowlan
Staff Lawyer

Linda heads the Marine Program at West Coast. She... Read more

Lindsay Borrows Articled Student
Staff Lawyer

Lindsay comes from a community of story-tellers who raised her to embrace the Anishinaabe... Read more

Lucy Hough Director of Development
Director of Development

Lucy was thrilled to join the team at West Coast in 2008 as Director of Development as she... Read more

Maryann Watson
Marine Scientist

Maryann joined West Coast Environmental Law in 2017 as our Marine Scientist. She is excited to... Read more

Maxine Hayman Matilpi
Project Manager - RELAW Project

Maxine Hayman Matilpi, J.D., LL.M,is a member of the Ma'amtigila and Kwakiutl First Nations, the... Read more

Mindy Cleave Donor Relations Officer
Donor Relations Officer

Mindy is an advocate for environmental and social justice, and is proud to support the West... Read more

Digital Strategy Coordinator

Omar was raised across the backbone of the Andes, and has lived in Bogota, Quito, Santiago (... Read more

Articled Student

Rayanna Seymour-Hourie is Anishinaabe (Ojibway) from Lake of the Woods in Treaty #3 Territory (... Read more

Communications & Engagement Specialist

If there’s ever been a more improbable environmentalist, it would be Rumnique. She’s a lover of... Read more

Stephanie Hewson
Staff Lawyer

Stephanie is part of West Coast’s Marine Program, working to strengthen ocean protection... Read more