Board Members

Get on Board!

Board members help guide La Leche League Canada through big picture planning, setting policy and acting as ambassadors for the organization. We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting breastfeeding/chestfeeding families and who are looking for a different way to help LLLC make a difference.

Read the LLLC Board Recruitment Information Package for more details.

If you, or someone you know, is interested now or may be interested in the future please contact 

Current Board of Directors:

  • Melisande Neal, Chair
  • Michelle Branco, Vice Chair
  • Patricia Vanier, Vice Chair
  • Catherine Miller-Mort, Secretary
  • Chris Ortenburger, Treasurer
  • Jennifer Iwata, Director
  • Sabrina Hope, Director


To encourage, promote and provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society. Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of understanding and satisfying the needs of the baby.