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Staff Members

Alan Chou
Digital Strategy Coordinator

Alan is the Digital Strategy Coordinator at West Coast Environmental Law. He is passionate about... Read more

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

Anna Johnston
Staff Lawyer

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

Student Intern

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French Language Studies from... 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

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

Student Intern

Elise is a winter intern at WCEL and is currently in her fourth year... Read more

Student Intern

Emelia is a winter intern for WCEL and is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Laws and... 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

Student Intern

Georgia is a visiting intern from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She is in her 4th... 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

Julia Kidder - Communications & Engagement Specialist
Communications & Engagement Specialist

Julia Kidder is a Canadian/Norwegian interdisciplinary artist with a BA in Sociology (University... Read more

Access to Justice Lawyer

Larry completed undergraduate degrees in Arts (B.A.) 1980, Education (B.Ed.) 1983 Law (LLB) 1986... Read more

Student Intern

Lia is a fifth-year university student studying a combined Law and Commerce Degree at Macquarie... Read more

Linda Nowlan
Staff Lawyer

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

Staff Lawyer

Michael is honoured to be a member of the... Read more

Development Coordinator

Natalia is West Coast Environmental Law’s Development Coordinator. Originally from Brazil,... Read more

Articled Student

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

Renee Eaton
Leadership Giving Officer

Renee is excited to be joining the WCEL team and supporters in shaping solutions for British... Read more

Staff lawyer

Shelby Lindley is Syilx (Okanagan) and a member of the Upper Nicola community in Merritt, BC.... Read more

Stephanie Hewson
Staff Lawyer

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