Alison Brewin is the Executive Director of Vantage Point. Her expertise lies in supporting small and medium-sized not-for-profits to build a shared understanding of effective organizational practices. As Executive Director at West Coast LEAF, she led the organization’s work to advance women’s equality in BC. In that role, she facilitated community consultations and dialogue on complex social issues. Through her business Alison Brewin Consulting, she supported a broad range of organizations including, Vancity Community Foundation, BC Non-Profit Housing Association, Atira Women’s Resource Society, First United Church and many more. Alison designed and teaches “Canadian Approaches to Non-Profit Management” in SFU’s Non-Profit Management Certificate Program.
Nav is the Education Events Coordinator at Vantage Point, an Editor at Room Magazine and a board member of the Vancouver Art/Book Fair. She completed an Associate of Arts in Creative Writing at Douglas College and an undergrad in English and Communications at Simon Fraser University. Last year, Nav worked as part of the Programming Committee at Room Magazine’s Growing Room festival to ensure goals of diversity and inclusion were succeeded. She also consults when needed on Equity and Inclusion committees and communications.