National Staff

Nancy Peckford

National Spokesperson/Executive Director

Named one of the Women's Executive Network Top 100 Powerful Women in Canada in 2014, Nancy was born and raised in a highly political family in Newfoundland and Labrador. After living in a variety of rural, urban and northern communities, she attended Smith College in...

Zita Taylor

Chapter Liaison

Zita joined the Equal Voice team in 2014, as Chapter Liaison. She played a key role for Equal Voice during the development and the implementation of the initial Daughters of the Vote program in 2016. Zita’s role has grown from being outwardly focused to focusing...

Jacqueline Hall

Director of Programs

For more than 15 years, Jacqueline has been an advocate for social justice, equity and inclusion. Originally from Montréal, she moved to Toronto in 2009 to pursue a Masters degree in Immigration and Settlement Studies, and stayed for nearly a decade working in the non-profit...

Gina Gill Hartmann

Regional Coordinator -The Atlantic

Gina recently moved to Ottawa from Newfoundland where she worked as a freelance journalist and Community Information Officer for Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador (ENL). She graduated from St. Francis Xavier in 2004 with a BA in Literature and from Algonquin College with a Journalism Diploma...

Cherie Wong

Regional Coordinator - Ontario, British Columbia and Yukon

Cherie is a Hong Konger-Canadian, born in Toronto. When she was two, her family moved back to Hong Kong. Cherie moved back to Kitchener 2010, where she completed her high school degree. Cherie moved to Ottawa, Cherie has attended and graduated from the University of...

Paige Kezima

Regional Coordinator -The Atlantic

Paige Kezima spent her childhood on a farm on Treaty 4 territory in rural Saskatchewan. She moved to Regina in 2008 to pursue post-secondary education. While pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a certificate in Public Relations, Paige was elected as the Vice-President...

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