Staff Members

Digital Strategy Coordinator

Alan (he/him/his) is the Digital Strategy Coordinator at West Coast Environmental Law. He is… Read more

Director of Communications

Alexis (she/her/hers) is a settler of mixed ancestry, with roots in Jamaica, Macedonia and… Read more

Access to Justice Program Manager

Alida (she/her/hers) is a settler of mixed Caribbean-Chinese, Dutch and Anglo-Canadian ancestry… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Andrew (he/him/his) was an environmental activist before he was an environmental lawyer: he was… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Anna’s (she/her/hers) work focuses on strengthening federal environmental laws and environmental… Read more

Finance Manager

Ceciline (she/her/hers) is the Finance Manager at West Coast Environmental Law. She is in charge… Read more

Summer Community Outreach Coordinator

Dean Rohman (he/him/his) is a first-generation Bangladeshi-Canadian settler on the traditional… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Deborah (she/her/hers) joined West Coast in 2010 as Staff Counsel for the Green Communities… Read more

Summer Law Student

Emily Sabourin (she/her) is a summer student, going into her third year in the JD/JID program at… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Erin (she/her/hers) is a staff lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law’s… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Estella (she/her/hers) is a staff lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law. Her work at West… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Eugene Kung (he/him/his) is a staff lawyer with West Coast, working on… Read more

Climate Accountability Strategist

In 2021 Fiona Koza (she/her/hers) joined the climate team at West Coast Environmental Law as the… Read more

Donor Relations Coordinator

Flarell Rose Caldeira (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She holds a Bachelor… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Gavin (he/him/his) believes in the power of the land to transform and sustain us, and he… Read more

Development Officer

Georgia Beaty (she/her/hers) was born and raised on this coast, on the unceded territories of… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Georgia Lloyd-Smith (she/her/hers) is part of West Coast Environmental Law’s Aboriginal and… Read more

Communications & Engagement Specialist

Hanna (she/her/hers) is the Communications and Engagement Specialist at West Coast Environmental… Read more

Executive Director & Senior Counsel

Jessica Clogg (she/her/hers) is West Coast’s Executive Director and Senior Counsel, and heads up… Read more

Summer Law Student

Kai Fig Taddei (they/he/she) is a white settler and trans person of Florentine and French… Read more

Senior Legal Advisor, Access to Justice

Larry (he/him/his) completed undergraduate degrees in Arts (B.A.) 1980, Education (B.Ed.) 1983… Read more

RELAW Program Lead

Maxine Hayman Matilpi (she/her/hers), J.D., LL.M, is a member of the Ma'amtigila and Kwakiutl… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Michael (he/him/his) is honoured to be a member of the… Read more

RELAW Coordinator

Michelle Joy Carmichael (she/her/hers) is a dedicated advocate for equality, diversity… Read more

Office Administrator

Milena (she/her/hers) brings organizational expertise and a passion for efficiency to her role… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Navjot Jassar (she/her/hers) is a Staff Lawyer at West Coast and works primarily with the RELAW… Read more

Staff Lawyer & RELAW Manager

Rayanna Seymour-Hourie (she/her/hers) is Anishinaabe (Ojibway) from Lake of the Woods in Treaty… Read more

Summer Law Student

Rosemary 昕禾 Xinhe Hu (she/her) is a Chinese immigrant settler from the northeastern coastal city… Read more

Coordinating Lawyer

Samantha (she/her/hers) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and is from Giinooshkoodeyang, now known… Read more

Director of Development

Sambriddhi (she/her) is Nepali settler living on Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver BC. Prior… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Shawn (they/them) is a Staff Lawyer at WCEL supporting both the Access to Justice and… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Shelby Lindley (she/her/hers) is Syilx (Okanagan) and a member of the Upper Nicola community in… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Stephanie (she/her/hers) is part of West Coast’s Marine Program, working to strengthen ocean… Read more

Summer Law Student

Zachary (Zakariya) Couture (any pronoun) is a mixed race, Palestinian and French-Canadian… Read more