CELA is deeply grateful for the support and expertise we receive from our dedicated Board of Directors.
Lauren Alcorn is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Government Relations at the One Drop Foundation.
Lijing Black is an articling student and recent graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School.
Tom Borg grew up on the land and had many land-based teachings which he passes on to youth today.
Lesley Cameron (Chair) has been a board member of the Canadian Environmental Law Association since 2005, serving as Chair since 2007.
Jackie Campbell is keenly interested in the impact of environmental issues on human health. She practices as a pharmacist at the Drug Safety Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, an outpatient multidisciplinary clinic that evaluates patients with suspected adverse drug reactions.
Bruce Davidson is cofounder and vice-chair of the Concerned Walkerton Citizens a group formed in response to the Walkerton water tragedy.
Miriam Diamond is a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences with cross-appointments to the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, School of the Environment, Department of Geography and Program in Planning, the Physical and Environmental Sciences Program at Scarborough College and the Co-Chair of the Canadian Chemicals Management Plan.
Renee Griffin (President) is the Executive Director of Scarborough Community Legal Services, a community legal clinic, and practices primarily in the areas of human rights and housing law.
Isobel Heathcote is a retired professor of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, where she was also Dean of Graduate Studies from 1999 to 2008.
John Jackson has worked with citizens’ groups on environmental contamination, waste management, water quantity & quality issues, and citizen involvement & decision-making issues for the past 30 years.
Michael Lucifora is a civil litigation lawyer in Hamilton and a former summer law student at the Canadian Environmental Law Association.
Theresa McClenaghan was appointed as Executive Director of the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) in November 2007.
Kruti Patel is passionate about the intersection of health, the environment and social justice stemming from years of personal experience and interest.
Mona Sookram, (Treasurer) is an experienced finance professional with 12 years experience in the Telecommunications industry working in a variety of capacities, including Financial Planning and Analytics, Reporting and Business Decision Support.