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Lent 2022 author bios

Sunday-Monday – Alecia Greenfield

Rev. Alecia Greenfield is Vicar at Holy Cross Church in Vancouver. She is Chair of the Diocese of New Westminster’s Climate Emergency Response committee and works one day a week at the Diocese of New Westminster. Alecia also serves as Chair of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon’s Social Eco-Justice Working Group (SEJ). Currently, Rev. Alecia is working on pilgrimage as a practice to encourage a spiritual presence and awareness in the world. Prior to ordination, she worked in museums and completed an MBA. Alecia lives with her husband, Jeff, and Jasper (the wonder dog) in North Vancouver. She has two children, Lytton (22) and Hannah (20). Her hobbies include art and gardening.

Tuesday-Wednesday – Stephanie “Taddy” Stringer

A member of the Métis Nation of Ontario, Stephanie (Taddy) Stringer grew up in Toronto and spent most of her summers in the Ontario wilderness.  She studied classics at the University of Toronto and Oxford, then worked for the Cree Health Board of East James Bay and the Cree and Kativik School Boards in Northern Quebec.  In addition to her involvement in PWRDF, Taddy is a founding member of the Social and Ecological Justice Action Group at Christ Church Cathedral (Montreal), is the current Vice-President of the Montreal chapter of Développement et Paix, and was one of the For the Love of Creation Virtual Delegates to COP26. She is currently teaching at McGill University, Montreal.

Thursday-Friday – Karri Munn-Venn 

Karri is the Senior Policy Analyst at Citizens for Public Justice, a national organization of members inspired by faith to act for justice in Canadian public policy. She coordinates CPJ’s annual Lenten faith-in-action campaign, Give it up for the Earth! and convenes the Advocacy Group of For the Love of Creation. Prior to joining CPJ in 2008, Karri worked in the international development community. She has an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Carleton University) and an Honours B.A. in International Studies/Political Science from York University. Karri is also a wool farmer at Leystone Farms located on traditional Algonquin territory in west Quebec where she lives with her husband and three kids.