Board of Directors

Basic Income Canada Network is governed and led by a volunteer board of directors. Our board includes people with vast knowledge of basic income, poverty, homelessness and related subjects, and public policy making in Canada. Among the board are people who, as well, have the lived experience of poverty.

Current board members are (biographies):

  • Stéphane Boisvert, Ottawa, ON
  • Stephen Brown (Secretary), Brampton, ON
  • Karen Dempsey, Halifax, NS
  • Tara Kainer, Kingston, ON
  • Floyd Marinescu, Toronto, ON
  • John Mills, Hamilton, ON
  • Sameer Nurmohamed, Toronto, ON
  • Teresa Park, Richmond Hill, ON
  • Sheila Regehr (Chair), Toronto, ON
  • John Rook, Calgary, AB
  • Pierre Stevens (Treasurer), Halifax, NS
  • Paul Vallée, Ottawa, ON
  • Jenna van Draanen, Vancouver, BC