Elizabeth May

elizabeth-may-environmentalist-canadaEnvironmentalist, writer, activist, broadcaster, and lawyer; executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada; member of the board of directors of the International Institute for Sustainable Development; vice chair of the National Round Table for the Environment and Economy; former associate general council for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre representing consumer, poverty, and environmental groups; served on the boards of Earth Day 1990 and Friends of Earth, Canada; honorary member of the board for the Canadian Environmental Network; founder of the Canadian Environmental Defense Fund and Women for a Healthy Planet and Cultural Survival (Canada); in 1996, received the award for Outstanding Leadership in Environmental Education by the Ontario Society for Environmental Education.