Board of Directors

Pursuant to the bylaws of the Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy (CAFLP) and the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, C.s. 2009, c. 23, the Board of Directors serves as the governing body of the CAFLP. The current Board Members sit on an interim basis, and the Board will be formalized at the 1st meeting of the members, to be held during the 2019 annual Canadian food law and policy conference, to be held at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.

 
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Sarah Berger Richardson

Sarah is a Schulich Fellow at Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law. Her research focuses on the relationship between science and ethics in food law and policy, particularly the social and cultural values underlying food safety regulations. Recently, she worked with the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, providing policy advice to the Government of Northwest Territories on their agriculture regulatory framework. She is completing a doctorate at the Faculty of Law at McGill University.

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Stéphanie Dubé-Desrosiers

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Amélie Gouin

Amélie is a senior associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She specialises in commercial litigation and practices mainly in the fields of competition law, advertisement and marketing, extraordinary recourses, shareholder disputes, fraud and intellectual property. She completed her studies in civil law and common law at McGill University. Since 2011, Ms. Gouin has been involved in the activities of the Young Chamber of Commerce of Montreal. She currently serves as supervising lawyer for McGill’s Food and Agriculture Law Clinic.

 
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Glenford Jameson

Glenford is a lawyer at G. S. Jameson & Company, where his practice is focused on corporate-commercial and administrative-regulatory law in the business context, where he advises organizations on structure, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance. Glenford leverages his significant legal experience in the food sector for entities ranging from start-ups to multinationals that encounter a high degree of regulation, or that seek to challenge regulatory regimes under which food is produced and sold in Canada. He is also adjunct faculty at Michigan State College of Law, where he teaches Canadian Food Law and Regulation.

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Nadia Lambek

Nadia Lambek is a Doctor of Juridical Science candidate at the University of Toronto, and a human rights lawyer, researcher and advocate focused on food system transitions and the rights of working people.  Nadia is adjunct faculty at Vermont Law School where she teaches courses on global food security governance.  In 2018, she worked with the Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism to the UN Committee on World Food Security on a report monitoring realization of the right to food. She is an editor of Rethinking Food Systems: Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law (Springer 2014).

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Jean-Pierre Lévesque

Jean-Pierre is a lawyer at Cain Lamarre, where he practices in business law and agricultural and agri-food law. In the field of agricultural law and agri-business, Jean-Pierre works in regulatory compliance, food processing and marketing, product recall and penalties and offenses. He advises and defends the interests of agricultural producers and processors before the appropriate authorities, in particular the Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec.