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John Bennett  

John Bennett
Executive Director

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National Administrative Staff
    Anowara Baqi
Chief Financial Officer
Anowara has served as a financial analyst for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and as accounts manager for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. Her professional training includes completion of the mid fourth level of the CMA program with the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario, and a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Dhaka University.
Martha Beckett  

Martha Beckett
Office Manager / Operations Assistant

Tania Beriau   Tania Beriau
Development Director
Tania came to work for Sierra Club in February 2006.  She has been involved in fundraising for over 5 years, mostly in animal welfare.  She shares her home with her wonderful husband Paul, her dog Humphrey (see left) and cat Kato, all of whom fill her life with joy and laughter.
Cendrine Huemer   Cendrine Huemer
SCAN Editor
Cendrine has been with Sierra Club Canada since 1997, with a couple of hiatuses.  She has been biodiversity campaigner, a researcher, and is now editor of the National Office’s newsletters, and a member of the communications team.
Cendrine Huemer   Ben Liadsky
A Toronto native and Carleton graduate, Ben is the newest intern at Sierra Club Canada. He has had a long-standing interest in environmental matters and describes himself as an avid cyclist and environmental enthusiast. In addition, Ben has a background in local governance and climate change issues.
Daniel Spence   Daniel Spence
Director of Communications
Daniel thinks the environment is pretty great. His M.A. thesis focused on how grassroots environmental organizations can benefit from the use of social media and Web 2.0, and he did his undergrad studies in pop culture and business administration. He plays saxophone and has a pet rabbit named Buster.
National Campaigners
Jean Langlois   Jean Langlois
Senior Campaigns Advisor
Jean describes himself as "a vegetarian bearded bicycling ecologist campaigner with management and organizational development skills." As the Senior Campaigns Advisor he is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of environmental and conservation campaigns at the national level.
Celeste Côté   Celeste Côté
National Water Campaigner
Together with many others across the country, Celeste is calling on the federal government to take action to protect Canada’s freshwater, from preserving aquatic ecosystems to securing access to safe drinking water for all Canadians. She has a background in campaigning and advocacy work, with particular emphasis on grassroots mobilization.
Rod Muir   Rod Muir
Waste Diversion Campaigner
A former marketing executive Rod is putting his evil powers to good promoting the surprisingly significant connection between waste diversion: source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and the mitigation of climate change.
Dianne Pachal   Dianne Pachal
Alberta Wilderness Director
Dianne leads our campaigns to protect wild species and spaces in Alberta. This includes protecting Grizzly bears and Woodland caribou and their habitats, and establishing new parks and protected areas like the proposed Andy Russell-I’tai sah kòp Park. Dianne is a respected veteran of the Alberta conservation movement and an avid backcountry traveller.
Bruno Marcocchio   Mike Buckthought
Climate Change Campaigner

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