The Vancouver gathering is being planned by a working group that includes:
Matt Price - Matt has worked for a range of NGOs, mostly in the environmental sector across Canada, and writes about organizing, including this paper. He is also the only vegetarian sheep farmer in the Cowichan Valley.
Mira Oreck - Mira is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Broadbent Insitute, having served in campaigns in the U.S. and Canada, including as Director of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Pacific Region. Every New Year's Day, Mira jumps in the ocean.
Kevin Millsip - Kevin runs Next Up, a leadership program for young people who make social change their life's work. He co-founded Check Your Head and Get Your Vote On and serves on Boards for the CCPA, The Columbia Institute, The Small Change Fund and Theatre for Living. He loves his rooftop garden and blue bike.
The event itself is being managed by the good people at Transformation Projects: