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

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

Access to Justice Program Manager

Carol (she/her/hers) is the Access to Justice Program Manager with West Coast Environmental Law… Read more

Office Administrator

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

Staff Lawyer

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

Staff Lawyer (On leave in 2022-23)

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

Staff Lawyer (On leave in 2022-23)

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

Development Officer

Faria Bhuiyan (she/her/hers) is the Development Officer at West Coast Environmental Law. She… 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

Staff Lawyer

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

Donor Relations Specialist

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

Access to Justice Lawyer

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

Climate Communications Specialist

Martine Panzica (she/her/hers) is the Climate Communications Specialist at West Coast… 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

Articled Law Student

Navjot Jassar (she/her) is an articled student at WCEL with the RELAW team. She is Punjabi, with… Read more

Staff Lawyer & RELAW Manager

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

Coordinator

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

Articled Law Student

Shawn (they/them) is an articled law student at WCEL supporting both the Access to Justice and… Read more

Staff Lawyer (On leave in 2022-23)

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

RELAW Communications Intern

Summer (she/her/they) is the RELAW Communications Intern at West Coast Environmental Law. They… Read more

Staff Lawyer

Whitney Vicente (she/her/hers) is an Anishinaabe woman from Treaty #4 territory Pine Creek… Read more