Maureen Prebinski’s career in the trade union, social justice and non-governmental communities include serving as a senior staff person to both the Canadian Labour Congress and the federal New Democratic Party. Most recently serving as Assistant to the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, she managed mass communications campaigns, organized public relations events, and provided issues management advice to then-President Ken Georgetti and other national labour leaders. Previously Maureen served as the NDP Director of Administration in the federal New Democratic Party Caucus Research Office. Her work as an adult educator began with her trade union roots in the Transportation Communications Union, and later the United Steelworkers. Maureen is a member of the Board of the Public Services Foundation of Canada, a national research and advocacy organization dedicated to defending and promoting the value of high‐quality public services. She is also a member of Equal Voice, a multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing more women at all levels of political office in Canada. She holds an honours degree in Canadian history and law from Carleton University, and a graduate certificate in Event Management from Algonquin College.