Who We Are

OUR EXECUTIVE

President

Margrit Eichler is Professor Emerita of OISE/UT. She received her PhD in Sociology from Duke University.  She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and of the European Academy of Sciences, and  she received an honorary doctorate from Brock University. She has remained an activist during her entire academic career.

Vice President

Geraldine Lindley holds a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and B.Sc. and LL.B. degrees from the University of New Brunswick. Her career has engaged her in environmental consulting, law practice, and government work. She is a Professor in the School of International Business and Management at Seneca College. Geraldine is a steadfast proponent of social justice, environmental protection, and compassionate relationships with animals. Holidays often find her hiking with her dog along New Brunswick trails by the ocean.

Treasurer

Gilles Fecteau is a retired software developer. He holds a BASc in applied physics from Laval University. He spent the last 16 years of his IBM career in the Toronto software development laboratory where he worked in operating systems and relational database development. Gilles worked closely with the IBM Watson and Almaden research centres where he gained an appreciation for the importance of pure research. Gilles’s main interests are in protecting our environment and eliminating cruelty to animals.

Secretary

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Sue Kralik is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and earned a Master of Education degree at the University of Toronto. Sue recently retired as a school Principal. While working as a Principal, Sue led school based anti-war and social justice initiatives and remains committed to working for peace, social justice, and respect for the environment.

Director

Phyllis

Phyllis Creighton is a translations editor with the renowned Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada. She holds an MA in history from the University of Toronto. An ethicist and author — and Raging Granny–, she has long worked for peace, nuclear disarmament, human rights, social justice, conservation, and environmental protection. She holds the Anglican Award of Merit, the Order of Ontario, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.