Board of Directors
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, 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 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 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.
Marie-Noël Campbell is a practicing lawyer called in both New York State (2011) and British Columbia (2016). In BC, she started her legal career at Access Pro Bono where she launched and managed pro bono programs to represent low-income individuals appearing before various provincial tribunals, including the Residential Tenancy Branch. Marie also previously volunteered for TRAC and is now the Executive Director of Seniors First BC.
Andrew Robb is the managing lawyer of the Disability Law Clinic at Disability Alliance BC. The Disability Law Clinic is the first community legal clinic in BC that practices exclusively in the area of disability rights law.
Michael was born and raised on unceded Syilx (Sa-heel-ck) territory near Kelowna where he studied at the University of British Columbia Okanagan and received a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Sociology and Psychology. Michael is the Secretary-Treasurer at the British Columbia Federation of Students, a non-profit advocacy group representing 15 Student Associations and over 170,000 post-secondary students across all regions of the province.
Brian Gustavson graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2011 with a Certificate in Liberal Arts, A Bachelor in Sociology, and an extended Minor in Psychology. He has extensive experience housing multiple barriered street entrenched populations in roles at both Family Services of Greater Vancouver and Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS). Brian was an active member of the PCRS Board of Directors from 2013 to 2017. Brian has seen the positive impact TRAC has had on innumerable people’s lives in both a professional and personal capacity, and appreciates the opportunity to be involved in the organization’s governance.
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 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.