Board of Directors

The Rainbow Refugee Association of Nova Scotia’s (RRANS) Board of Directors is group of dedicated volunteers who are passionate about protecting and saving the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable population—LGBTQI+ refugees.

RRANS is an incorporated society under the Nova Scotia Societies Act.

The 2019/2020 Board of Directors:

Jen Powley, President
Andy Blair, Vice-President
L.J. Roche, Treasurer
David Williams, Secretary
Yvette Arthur, Director
Alicia Benton, Director
Emma Cameron, Director
Marc Charrier, Director
Emma Richter, Director


RRANS board members are very proud of the work that RRANS does. However, due to the oppression and fear experienced by LGBTQI+ persons around the world, some board members have chosen to exclude their names from this list.