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 Board of Directors (left to right): Mireille Landry, James Loney, Esperanza Moreno, Annette Desmarais, Sari Tudiver, Holly Solomon, Shree Mulay, Bill Van Iterson, Jeannie Samuel. Not pictured: Michael Manolson, Sharon Nyangweso, Amanada Dale, Barbara WoodCredit: Inter Pares

Inter Pares is governed by a board of thirteen directors who contribute their time and expertise to our social justice work.

Amanda Dale, Chair, is an international human rights scholar and activist, with a specialization in access to justice and women's human rights.

Annette Desmarais is the Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Social Justice and Food Sovereignty, and is based at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.

Beth Jordan is a management consultant based in Toronto and Barbados.  As a social justice activist, she has deep roots in gender, LGBTI and racial equality movements.

Mireille Landry is an activist living in Rivière-du-Loup, Québec. She supports organizations working on community development and social justice issues by creating spaces for reflection and training.

James Loney is a social worker, peace activist and writer living in Toronto. He is the author of Captivity: 118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War.

Michael Manolson, Treasurer, is an organizational change consultant.

Esperanza Moreno is an organizational development consultant with non-profit organizations and networks in Latin America, and is based in Ottawa.

Shree Mulay is a women's health activist and professor at Memorial University, Newfoundland.

Jeannie Samuel is a researcher in Toronto working on public health and human rights issues.

Holly Solomon is a lawyer in Toronto specializing in not-for-profit and charity law.

Viola Thomas (Anemki Wedom) is a member of the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc people of the BC interior and has spent her life advancing the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Sari Tudiver, Past Chair, is a researcher and writer focusing on women’s health issues and gender analysis, in Ottawa.

Barbara Wood is a British Columbia-based social justice activist with a strong commitment to Indigenous peoples, women’s rights and gender equity.

In Memory of Roxana Ng
We were all deeply saddened by the death of long-time Board of Directors member, Roxana Ng, in early 2013.

Roxana was a vibrant, dynamic, and caring Board member serving for nearly fourteen years. We will miss her dedication to the fundamental notion of international solidarity between the North and the global South as well as her commitment to the idea of equality in so many facets of her life – as an activist, academic and feminist.

We are grateful to have counted Roxana among us, and miss her.
Read her profile in The Globe and Mail, February 13 2013: "An activist who fought racism and sexism
 

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