When I was a kid, I spent as much time as possible outside. Rural southern Ontario has a lot to offer a kid who wants to spend all their time in the woods or on horseback, and it’s where I found community in youth organizations. Completing achievements and earning badges became deeply important to me, and I wanted to share those feelings of belonging and accomplishment with as many other kids like me as possible. That passion for reaching people, for telling the stories that spark a new interest, became foundational to me as a person navigating the world.
Smash cut to a few years later, I’m
I spent several years working at a range of organizations in the non-profit, charity, and social enterprise world – first in communications and then later honing my marketing skills – before landing here at Good Works.
I still spend as much time outdoors as I can muster. I go on as many canoe trips as I can manage, and I’ve never met a park I haven’t liked. As far as storytelling is concerned, I’m constantly entranced by the speculative fiction of today and yesterday, in all the forms it takes. I still find community everywhere I go: especially among other 2SLGBTQIA+ people. My pronouns are they/them/theirs.