Our Board of Directors


Board Chair

Sarah is a Criminal Defense Lawyer with Acumen Law. In addition to her law degree, she completed an MA in Women’s Studies at the University of British Columbia. Sarah first came to PACE in 2011 because of her personal belief in harm reduction, low barrier, and non-judgmental service.


Board Vice-Chair

Ellen is a physician with a practice focused on womens health, abortion and contraception. The founder of PACE, Paige Latin, asked Ellen to join the first board of directors in 1995, and she has been an active supporter of PACE ever since. Her expertise in health issues has been invaluable in our work to support the health and safety of our members.


Board Member

Joyce is a professional writer, and has been an activist for over 30 years. She is the founder and executive director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, and the co-founder of FIRST Decriminalize Sex Work.


Board Member

Scarlett is a Sex Worker activist who has been involved in local and national sex work coalitions and task forces. She has a background in sex work and currently works as a Madame.


Board Member

Escort, bodyworker, Tibetan Tantra educator, writer, artist, activist and performer. Carmen brings with her a wealth of experience as a volunteer, activist, and outspoken member of the sex worker community


Board Member

Donny first came to PACE in 2013 as a volunteer. He is a research assistant at SFU, with a Bachelors in Psychology with a major in First Nations Studies, and will be attending graduate school in 2017 to do a Masters in Counselling.


Board Member

Hanna is a current PhD candidate at UBC and the BC Cancer Agency. Hanna brings with her a love of community involvement, and a strong background in fundraising.