BCPIAC's Board of Directors consists of community advocates, service providers and legal professionals who are passionate about anti-poverty and creating systemic legal advances benefiting low and fixed income BC residents.
Hasan Alam | Director Lawyer, Vancouver BC Bio coming soon!
Andrea Bryson is a long time advocate who has worked with victims of intimate partner violence navigating legal systems. Continue Reading Andrea Bryson
Matt is a legal advocate at the Women’s Contact Society in Williams Lake, BC. Matt has degrees in Arts and Laws from the Australian National University. Continue Reading Matt Granlund
Lisa Heddema is the Chair of the BCPIAC Board. She is a senior tax lawyer with a background at a national law firm and big 4 accounting firm. Continue Reading Lisa Heddema
Rose Henry is a First Nations activist and educator who works on social justice issues affecting all communities. Continue Reading Rose Henry
Iglika is an economist and public interest researcher with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, one of BCPIAC’s partners in the Climate Justice Project. Continue Reading Iglika Ivanova
John is Executive Director and General Counsel of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) in Ottawa. Continue Reading John Lawford
Diane Phillips is co-founder of Newton Advocacy Group, past-coordinator of the Surrey Access Network and Peoples Empowerment Program. Continue Reading Diane Phillips
Audrey Schwartz is an anti-poverty advocate in Prince George, BC. She has been Executive Director of Active Support Against Poverty (ASAP) since 1987. Continue Reading Audrey Schwartz