Our Staff

Scott McCannell

Executive Director
Scott has been a PEA staff member since January of 2010. As a Labour Relations Officer, he serviced St. Margaret’s School and UVic and has...More about Scott McCannell

Rhiannon Bray

Labour Relations Officer
Rhiannon has worked for the PEA since 2009. She is currently assigned to the St. Margaret’s School, Health Science Professionals, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, BC...More about Rhiannon Bray

Brett Harper

Labour Relations Officer
Brett is the Labour Relations Officer for HESU, Legal Aid BC, Law Society, and Pearson College. He has a history of union involvement with his union,...More about Brett Harper

Laura Kate Jeffreys

Labour Relations Officer
Laura is the Labour Relations Officer for SGS AXYS and supports the Government Licensed Professionals alongside Melissa Moroz. Before joining the PEA in 2023, Laura Kate worked...More about Laura Kate Jeffreys

Sam Montgomery

Labour Relations Officer
Sam Montgomery is the Labour Relations Officer for the University of Victoria. As a seasoned trade unionist, Sam has extensive experience in collective bargaining and membership...More about Sam Montgomery

Melissa Moroz

Labour Relations Officer
Melissa’s first official involvement in the labour movement began when she was elected shop steward for Teaching Assistants in the department of sociology while completing...More about Melissa Moroz

Jordana Whetter

Senior Communications Officer
Jordana joined the PEA in 2019 and brings a diverse range of skills and experience with public and private companies at both the local and...More about Jordana Whetter

Marc Joly

Financial Officer
Marc Joly is an accountant with a wealth of training and experience who takes the reins of the financial department. Marc has held numerous accounting positions...More about Marc Joly

Toshie Arakawa

Executive Assistant
Toshie is the Executive Assistant at PEA. Toshie is a graduate of the University of Victoria. Her background in clerical work started in the biochemistry...More about Toshie Arakawa

Marianna Azouri

Administrative Assistant - Membership
Marianna started with the PEA as an administrative assistant in the summer of 2000. Over the years Marianna’s been involved in all areas of administrative...More about Marianna Azouri

Michelle Cuthbert

Administrative Assistant
Michelle has an extensive background in customer service and administration. Before coming to the PEA, she worked as an Administrative Assistant and Support Coordinator for...More about Michelle Cuthbert

Duncan Pike

Duncan Pike is an organizer, campaigner, and social movement trainer with a passion for supporting people who are working for a more just, fair, and...More about Duncan Pike