Associate Counsel, Miller Thomson
Mary is a lawyer in the Vancouver office of Miller Thomson LLP. She works with charities, not-for-profits, co-operatives, and social enterprises. Mary advises clients on everything from incorporation and applying for charitable status, to amalgamation and winding up. Many of her clients see advocacy as an important way of effecting positive social change. Mary has also served on the boards of several charities, including Hope in Shadows, Inc., the Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres, and the St. John Ambulance (BC and Yukon). She is currently the Chair of the BC Board of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. She is also a director of the BC Co-op Association, and has served on its Governmental Relations committee.