Our Amazing Team

Meet some of the volunteers that makes all of this possible More

Sebastien Martel

Executive director

Sebastien is a co-founder of the Vegan Society of Canada and the Vegan World Alliance. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of our organization, and he’s the delegate to the Vegan World Alliance.

Michiko Owada


Michiko is a co-founder of the Vegan Society of Canada and the Vegan World Alliance. She co-develops and implements objectives, and oversees all operations for the organization.

Carole Audet


Carole is a content manager and nonfiction editor, writing and editing for online and print publications. She’s passionate about advocating for animals and working with those who are making a positive difference in the world.

Mathilde Do Chi

VP regulatory affairs

Mathilde holds an LLM in food law, and she’s a food regulatory affairs consultant with a burning passion for health, fitness, and veganism. Currently based in France, she has also lived in five countries.

Carrie Culloden

VP public relations

Carrie spends her time connecting with those interested in veganism. She assists people with implementing vegan practices into their lives and supports those wishing to steer their products and services toward vegan certification.

Alicia Wilson

VP media relations

Alicia builds and fosters relationships with key stakeholders across traditional and online media channels. Additionally, she develops and executes strategic communications plans.

Ashlynn Doljac

Resident artist

Ashlynn is a passionate visual artist and vegan enthusiast. Art has always carried a special place in her heart, and she loves to create evocative works that spark change.