Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Citizens for Public Justice (from left): Martha Wiebe, Cherilyn Spraakman, Harold Roscher, Patti Fitzmaurice, Jim Dekker, Mike Bos, Rene Adams, Wayne Groot, Paul Berry, Tiffany Talen, and Trixie Ling

Bringing together vast and varied skills and talents, CPJ’s 13-member board of directors has representatives from all regions of Canada. Board members can sit for a maximum of two three-year terms.

Current board members are:

Rene Adams, Community Worker

Representing Toronto
Residing in Brampton, ON
First term ends June 2021

Jim Dekker, Retired Pastor

Chair, Representing Southwestern Ontario
Residing in St. Catharines, ON
Second term ends June 2020

Patti Fitzmaurice, Social Justice Coordinator

Representing Saskatchewan/Manitoba/Nunavut
Residing in Winnipeg, MB
Second term ends June 2020

Wayne Groot, Farmer

Vice-Chair, Representing Alberta – North/Northwest Territories
Residing in Gibbons, AB
Second term ends June 2020

Adrienne Castellon, Assistant Professor

Representing Canada-at-large
Residing in Vancouver, BC
First term ends June 2022

Paul Berry, Chartered Professional Accountant

Representing Eastern Canada
Residing in Sackville, NB
First term ends June 2022

Nick Van Dyk, Semi-Retired

Representing Ontario-at-large
Residing in Ottawa, ON
First term ends June 2022

Daniel Cho, Presbyterian Minister

Representing Canada-at-large
Residing in Toronto, ON
First term ends June 2022

Trixie Ling, Social Entrepreneur

Representing BC/Yukon
Residing in Vancouver, BC
Second term ends June 2021

Harold Roscher, Chaplain

Vice-Chair, Representing Canada-at-large
Residing in Edmonton, AB
First term ends June 2021

Cherilyn Spraakman, Retired Physiotherapist

Representing Canada-at-large
Residing in Newmarket, ON
First term ends June 2021

Tiffany Talen, Social Worker/Deacon

Representing Southern Alberta
Residing in Calgary, AB
First term ends June 2021

Martha Wiebe, Retired Professor of Social Work

Secretary, Representing Northern and Eastern Ontario
Residing in Ottawa, ON
Second term ends June 2022

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