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OJEN Staff

Staff Members’ Information and Contact

Executive Director

Jessica brings to OJEN her experience working with newcomers in addition to her previous employment and volunteer activities in the non-profit sector for the past 15 years.

Jessica Reekie

Director of Outreach Programs

Mara joins OJEN with a background in corporate law and experience working with marginalized youth in mentoring capacities.

Mara Clarke

Director of Educator Support

Nat comes to OJEN with a background in social theory, research and education. He is an Ontario Certified Teacher specializing in Inner-City Education and holds a Master of Arts in sociology…

Nat Paul

Program Manager -
Educator Support

Chris runs the OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials program: OJEN’s partnership with Ontario Bar Association to provide competitive mock trial tournaments to students in all regions of the province.

Chris Ferguson

Bilingual Project Leader

Thomas is OJEN’s Bilingual Project Leader, in charge of francophone outreach and development. He also manages the Classroom Programs, the Charter Challenge, the Poster Challenge, francophone Professional Development, francophone Experiential Mock Trials and francophone OOCMT Tournaments.

Thomas Gallezot

Project Leader, Educator Support

What I do here: I work out of the Outreach Department – I help organize and facilitate programs including; piloting the Legal Leaders Program for Newcomer Youth, Braiding Diversity into Justice, Sistah’s-in-Law: Paving the Way Conference and Youth-Police Dialogues. A typical day for me is split up between programs! 3 things I did before OJEN: […]

Ashley Harripersad

Program Manager -

Enisoné has a strong background in social justice, advocacy, non-profit management, community based research, and community development.

Enisoné L. Kadiri

Program Manager-
Educator Support and Outreach

Kristy comes to OJEN with experience working in law, education and the non-profit sector.

Kristy Pagnutti

Manager of Legal and Digital Development

Michelle joins OJEN with a background in social justice law and a passion for advocacy, culture, and communication.

Michelle Thompson

Communications and Grants Manager

Nadine comes to OJEN with a strong background in not-for-profit administration having more than a decade of experience as a performing arts fundraiser, publicist and…

Nadine Demoe

Office Manager

Renae joins the OJEN team with over ten years of professional experience in administration including successful positions in Customer Service, Account Representation and Billing Administration.

Renae Bruce

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