Who We Are
Steve Anderson is the founder and Executive Director of OpenMedia.ca. Steve is an open Internet advocate and commentator. His writing has appeared in numerous local and national print and online publications such as The Tyee, the Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, and the National Post. Steve is a contributing author of the CCPA book "The Internet Tree". You can find Steve's blog at http://openmedia.ca/SteveAnderson
Reilly Yeo is the Managing Director of OpenMedia.ca. Reilly is an organizer, facilitator and writer with ten years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. She joined OpenMedia.ca in 2009 with a diverse professional and academic background including work with Amnesty International, The Walrus magazine and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. She led the organizing team for the first Vancouver ChangeCamp (an unconference on open government and participatory politics) and spent two years facilitating national in-person and online dialogues to rethink foreign policy through the SFU Centre for Dialogue. Reilly has MAs in Comparative Politics (McGill) and English Literature (UBC). She is a specialist in communications on complex issues.
Lindsey Pinto is the Communications Manager of OpenMedia.ca. She aspires to put Canada on the map as a leader in Internet freedom and accessibility, and the effective use of independent media for political communication. Her work centres on advancing informed and participatory digital policy. Read her blog at http://openmedia.ca/LindseyPinto
Shea Sinnott is the Operations Manager of OpenMedia.ca. Shea received her B.A. in Cultural Studies and Communications from McGill University, where she first became passionate about digital rights and the open Internet. She first joined OpenMedia.ca in 2010, and through her work, she is interested in the way the Internet alters and expands means of human connection. Shea enjoys caring for the OpenMedia.ca team and engaging OpenMedia.ca's community of supporters while developing our Allies program.