2020-2021 Board of Directors + Staff
The Board of Directors are the governing body of OPIRG Brock. Board members are elected at the Annual General Meeting or appointed through an internal process during the year.
Staff members at OPIRG Brock are ex-officio members of the Board of Directors and are unionized with CUPE 1281.
Bhonita Singh (she/her)
Kate Spiegel (she/her)
Kate Spiegel has been on the OPIRG Brock Board of Directors since January 2020 and has been a member of the Brock and Niagara communities since moving here from Pennsylvania in 2014. After completing her BA at Brock in sociology with a minor in labour studies and a concentration in critical animal studies, she is now a grad student at Brock researching climate change organizations in Canada. Kate is also involved with Niagara Reproductive Justice and Extinction Rebellion Niagara.
Daniela Calderon (she/her)
My name is Daniela Calderon, i’m an international student at Brock University and part of the executive team for Brock Pride.
Fiona McKay (she/they)
Fiona McKay is a neuroatypical queer femme who was radicalized by completing a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in operations from Brock University. Moving to Niagara from Windsor in 2014, they bring with them four years of teaching experience with all ages. Their interests include revitalizing the peace movement in so-called Canada, unlearning, biking everywhere, and singing constantly.
Oh, and pronouns are now she/they. :)
Kerry Duncan (they/them)
Kerry Duncan is a community-educated queer family caregiver and activist, with an academic background. Kerry is a white settler who grew up on the traditional lands of the Saugeen First Nation, lived many years on unceded and unsurrended Algonquin territory, and is now based on the shared territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, Huron-Wendat, and Neutral peoples. Prior to moving to St. Catharines, they worked with uOttawa students’ union, OPIRG-Ottawa, and CUPE Local 4943. In Niagara, Kerry is most well known for working at Mahtay Cafe and OPIRG Brock, as well as an occasional contributor to The Sound.