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Our Team

Executive Director: Johanne Perron 

Johanne Perron has been the Executive Director of the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity since 2001. She is interested in social justice, in particular women’s equality. She has a B.A. in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University and a Masters degree in Environmental Studies from the Université de Moncton. In her paid and volunteer work, she has been involved with various organizations such as the Regroupement féministe du Nouveau-Brunswick, Canada World Youth, Oxfam, the Common Front for Social Justice and the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation.

 

Public Affairs and Communications: Rachel Richard

Rachel Richard received a bachelor’s degree with a specialization in Political Sciences from l’Université de Moncton and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from King’s College University. She coordinated the Coalition's Community Action project to amplify women’s voice for pay equity in the private sector between June 2017 and December 2019, and is now responsible for the Coalition’s public affairs and communications. In addition to her occupation at the Coalition, she currently volunteers on the Board of Directors for both the Common Front for Social Justice and the Frye Festival.

 

Project Coordinator: Tina Poirier
Valuing Community Care Work

Originally from Moncton, Tina has a Masters in Environmental Studies as well as a background in communications, psychology and marketing. She’s always had a keen interest in human rights and social justice issues and pay equity is no exception. Hired in 2018, her main responsibility at the Coalition is to coordinate a project to further pay equity for the community caregiving sector.