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Sonya, current chairperson of Peel Pride, joined The Pride Committee of Peel in 2008. Since joining the committee Sonya has seen changes in the committee; changes in the needs in Peel Region for the 2SLGBT+ community. Her passion for making a difference for other people in The Region of Peel is what has her continue in this role. Sonya is a also a musician and you can often find her playing at the events throughout Pride week including annual picnic.
Had it not been for Linda, The Pride Committee of Peel wouldn't have existed at all! In 2002, Linda asked the question, "Why don't we have a Pride Committee in Peel?" From then to now, Linda has dedicated herself annually to making Pride in Peel a reality, first as the Committee Chair from it's inception until 2010, then continuing as a volunteer. In addition to her full time career and Peel Pride, Linda has also served as a long term volunteer member of the Board of Directors for the Peel HIV/AIDS Network.
Councillor Elaine Moore was first elected in 2000 as a City Councillor, and has been a Regional Councillor for Wards 1 & 5 in Brampton since 2003. Elaine is an advocate for increased services and heath programs in the community as Chair of the Region of Peel's Health Department. A staunch supporter of Downtown Brampton, Elaine believes strongly in grassroots initiatives, finding solutions and advancing important initiatives through community partnerships while maintaining transparency of process.