President: Theresa Gilbert – firstname.lastname@example.org
Theresa grew up in a family where pro-life activities were the norm. When she started university she became the President of her campus club, University of Waterloo Students for Life (UWSFL) and remained on the Executive until her graduating year. She was introduced to NCLN through her club involvement, attending the National Symposium and taking advantage of the various resources available, including regular contact with the Executive Director. As a result, she applied to become the Executive Director when she graduated. From 2007-2010 she worked full-time for NCLN. Theresa is now the President of the board. She continues to speak and write for the pro-life movement.
Secretary: Garnet van Popta
Garnet lives in Hamilton, Ontario and works as a funeral director in Waterdown. He is a graduate of Humber College and the University of Ottawa, where he was the treasurer for uOttawa Students for Life (2009-2010). Witnessing the support of NCLN firsthand is what inspired him to serve on the board as secretary, and in a small way, help the students on Canada’s campuses promote life to their peers!
Finance Advisor: Alex Cassar – email@example.com
Alex is a Chartered Accountant working in Toronto. His involvement with campus pro-life work goes dates back to 1999 when he co-founded University of Waterloo Students For Life (UWSFL) and subsequently served in various UWSFL executive positions, including club President. UWSFL was very active regularly garnering campus media exposure through a variety of debates, speakers and poster campaigns. Upon graduating, Alex joined the NCLN Executive as the Finance Officer and is now responsible for preparing NCLN financial reports and budgets.
Stacy Anderson, Maritimes
Stacy recently graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Nursing Degree and is presently working as a registered nurse at a local hospital. Her parents taught her at a young age the pro-life message and she has continued to hold firmly to the pro-life view. She has faithfully fundraised for the local pregnancy resource center for the past 13 years and has a desire to become more actively involved in pro-life issues in the Maritimes and across Canada.
Sylvia Wasak, Western Canada
Sylvia volunteers for the North Shore Pro Life Society in North Vancouver and has been NCLN Western Development Officer since 2011. She attended the March for Life in Washington DC in 2010 where she witness the amazing support around us for the Pro Life cause. She works to further develop the strong support that already exists in B.C. for NCLN.
Johanna Miller, BSW/BA Health Studies – Johanna was an Executive member of McMaster LifeLine from 2004-2008. She was President of NCLN from 2008 – 2010.
Sarah Hudson, BSc(Hon) – Sarah was the Executive Director of NCLN in 2006-2007. She moved to BC where she launched a Western Office and became NCLN’s Western Director from 2007-2008. Sarah is married with two children.
Denise Chun, BEd, HonBA – Denise was on the executive for the prolife club at UofT for 4 years and then Executive Director for NCLN upon graduation in 2004-2005. She has been on the board since then. Denise is married with two boys.
Santosh D’Souza, BA – Santosh was on the executive of the Uof T Students for Life between 2004 and 2007. He is married with a new born daughter.