Professional and Community Development Past and Present

  • Member, Board of Governors, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 2021-present
  • Trainer, Direct and Cross-Examination, RISE Women’s Legal Clinic, 2017 – 2020
  • Member, Trauma Informed Practice Project Working Group, 2016 – 2017
  • Member, Trial Lawyers of B.C. Litigation Committee, 2012 – 2019
  • Member, Legal Advisory Committee, PIVOT, 2011 – 2013
  • Volunteer, Elephant Rehabilitation Project, Heuy Pakoot, Thailand, 2013
  • Senior Editor, JP Boyd on Family Law, clicklaw.bc.ca, 2013 - 2020
  • Member, Trial Lawyers of B.C. Board of Governors, 2009 – 2012
  • Member, Trial Lawyers of B.C. Nominations Committee, 2004 – 2012
  • Limitation Act Advisory Group to the Attorney General of BC, 2010 – 2011
  • Family Law Act Advisory Group to the Attorney General of BC, 2010 – 2011
  • Volunteer teacher, Olives Rehabilitation Centre, Mombassa, Kenya, 2010
  • Member, New Rules Committee, Trial Lawyers of B.C., 2010 – 2011
  • Volunteer, ASVO Turtle Conservation Project, Costa Rica, 2008
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Canadian Centre for International Justice, 2008 – 2009
  • Member, Planning Committee, TLABC Women’s Retreat, 2006 – 2015
  • Member, Accountability Without Borders, BC, 2006 – 2009
  • Member, Institutional Abuse Study Panel, Law Commission of Canada, 1998 – 1999
  • Member of the Trial Lawyers of B.C. Executive, 1998 – 2003
  • Advisor, UBC Law Students Legal Advice Handbook, 1998 – 2005
  • Member, Project Committee on Damages for Sexual Assault, BC Law Institute, 1997 – 2001
  • Member, Consulting Committee on Forensic Examination of Unconscious Patients, BC Women’s Hospital, 1997 – 1998
  • Professional Legal Training Course volunteer judge, 1996 – 2003
  • Moot Court Judge, UBC, 1993 – 2000
  • Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Family Law, 1993 – 1996
  • Member, Family Tariff Liaison Committee to Legal Services Society of BC, 1991 – 1994
  • Member, Board of Directors, Association of Legal Aid Lawyers, 1991 – 1992
  • Member, Board of Directors, WAVAW/Rape Crisis Centre, 1988 – 1989
  • Member, Women’s Research Centre Policy Collective, 1985 – 1987
  • Member, Justice Committee, National Action Committee on the Status of Women, 1982 – 1986
  • Founding Member, WAVAW/Rape Crisis Centre, 1982
  • Member, Rights of Women, London, England, 1980 – 1982
  • Member, Central London Women Against Violence Against Women, 1980 – 1982
  • Member, Board of Directors, Vancouver Community Legal Assistance Society, 1978 – 1979
  • Secretary-Treasurer, BC Federation of Women, 1977 – 1978