Class Notes February 2024

SIMON CHAMBERS ’96 is married and the father of two teenaged sons. He is director of communications for ACT Alliance, a global faith-based humanitarian, development and advocacy organization. His work takes him from refugee camps to UN meetings to Ukraine and beyond, supporting the most vulnerable people in the world in their fight for justice at the local, national, regional and global levels.

COURTNEY EVANCHUK ’03 has joined Morgan, Brown & Joy as Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts. Courtney brings over a decade of experience as a litigator, including a role in the Employment Legal Group at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Boston, representing employers in all aspects of labour and employment law.

SUSAN (EDMONDS) LAHEY ’91 is currently a Town Councillor in East Gwillimbury, Ontario, in addition to running her own appraisal business, Eastern Art Consultants Inc.

SARAH LAMBERT ’83 put down roots in Kincardine on Lake Huron to be a caregiver for her mother, a proud alumna of the class of ’43, until her passing in 2020. Sarah and her husband, Bill, are now embracing rural life, including her new role as a horse trainer.

EMILY LUK ’14 founded Plenty, a wealth platform for modern couples, with her husband, Channing Allen. Plenty has so far raised $8M and is based out of San Francisco, California.

FARAH MERANI ’05’s acting work includes voicing the lead of a video game called Thirsty Suitors. The character she voices has been nominated for a 2024 D.I.C.E. Award, the equivalent of the Oscars for video games.

Ice Dancers Paul Poirier and Piper Gilles
Poirier ’15 and Gilles


PAUL POIRIER ’15 and his ice dancing partner, Piper Gilles, won gold at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, China on February 4, 2024. Congratulations and good luck at the World Championships in March!




Marianne Wilkinson ’60

MARIANNE WILKINSON ’60 In 2021, the Kanata Town Centre Pedestrian Bridge in Kanata, Ontario was renamed Marianne Wilkinson Bridge. Wilkinson dedicated nearly 50 years to municipal politics, serving as the first Mayor of Kanata and as a Councillor for Kanata North Ward. She was instrumental in getting the bridge built, helping to connect the north and south sides of Kanata. In 2023, Wilkinson was again honoured, this time with the Order of Ottawa, for her outstanding contributions to her community and her advocacy work on behalf of women.

(photo: Order of Ottawa ceremony with Mayor Mark Sutcliffe, left; Marianne Wilkinson, centre; and Kanata North Councillor Cathy Curry, right)



wedding photoABHISHEK “ABBY” VAIDYANATHAN’14 and Shriya Dangwal (’12, U of T), May 2023 at Hart House. Congratulations!








Our deepest condolences go to the families, friends and classmates of these members of the Trinity community.

BROADBENT, John Edward PC CC ’59

COTTER, Rev. Canon Dr. Charles Graham ’46, MA ’47, PhD ’52, LTh ’58 

GRAY, Elizabeth ’59

LANCASTER, Dorothy ’99 (M.Div)

WOODS, Nancy Joy ’59

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