Board of Directors



Susan Cameron: President

Susan Cameron first became involved with TRAC as a client over twenty years ago when the organization helped her win a Supreme Court case involving a retaliatory eviction. Currently a realtor with Macdonald Realty, Susan continues to sit on the TRAC Board of Directors so that she can help other tenants stand up for their rights and advocate for improved legal protections.



Patricia Woroch: Vice-President

Patricia Woroch, ISSofBC Chief Executive Officer, has over 30 years’ experience leading social service organizations in diverse sectors including legal services, victim/witness services, health care, community services and family services. Currently TRAC’s Vice-President, Patricia sits on the Board on Directors because she believes it is critically important for tenants to have a voice with government, as well as access to legal information, advice, and resources.



Cassia Kantrow: Treasurer

Cassia is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 25 years of experience.  Cassia values community wellbeing and the betterment of society.  Professionally, she has dedicated her career to working with organizations with social profit goals and values, helping them build strong foundations so they can focus on what they do best:  provide services that strengthen community and contribute to the betterment of society. When all the work is wrapped up for the day, Cassia enjoys knitting and the company of her orange tabby Kevin Bacon, and chocolate lab, Kaptain.



Lily Chen: Secretary

Lily Chen is the Human Resources Director at the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC. A Charted Professional in Human Resources since 2009, Lily has been working in the social profit sector for more than 15 years. Over the last decade, she has lent her expertise in Human Resources to sector councils, volunteered for provincial and local social profit organizations, and contributed to numerous provincial and national projects.



Tina Chang

Tina started her career volunteering at community corrections and on a crisis line for survivors of intimate partner violence. Her volunteer experience led her to work at bc211, connecting the public, particularly those who are affected by homelessness, to community, government, and social services. She currently manages the victim services program and elder abuse helpline at Seniors First BC.



Jane Desbarats

Jane Desbarats received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from McGill University and a Master of Arts in political science from Carleton University. As the Rental Assistance Program Coordinator at Broadway Youth Resource Centre, Jane has gained experience working with homeless youth and helping them overcome the barriers they face in securing rental housing.



Michael Gauld

Michael was born and raised on unceded Syilx (Sa-heel-ck) territory near Kelowna where he studied at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Michael is the Director of Membership Engagement at the British Columbia Federation of Students, whose work focuses on representation, advocacy, and service provision for over 170,000 members of the Federation. Through public policy and affairs, Michael is focused on ensuring that the government creates and enforces pragmatic and equitable policy that protects all British Columbians.



Carol Reardon

Carol is an Administrative lawyer whose past practice has included land use law, environmental law, Indigenous law, and labour/human rights law. She recently retired from CUPE, where she was in-house legal counsel, and is excited about joining TRAC and continuing her commitment to social justice.



Sharareh Saremi

Sharareh is the program manager of the Advocacy Access Program at Disability Alliance BC. She earned a degree in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice from UBC before becoming an advocate at DABC in 2018. Since 1989, DABC’s Advocacy Access Program has been a place of support, information and one-to-one assistance for people with all disabilities. Each year, the advocates assist hundreds of people in-house to apply for and appeal the denial of provincial and federal (Canada Pension Plan) disability benefits.