Joey Leckman has taught for over fifteen years and is currently a sustainable development consultant at Cégep de St-Jérôme. He is also a municipal councillor for the city of Prévost and a director at Tricentris.
Joey has been championing ecological and social causes since his youth. He has been a very active member of the Club ⅔ and Amnesty International, and has done humanitarian and international cooperation work in Haiti, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic. He has worked on the board of a C.P.E. in St-Jérôme and is currently working on a governing board of an elementary school. He was also on the Board of Directors of the Comité Régional de la Protection des Falaises.
Joey first ran as a candidate for the Green Party of Canada in the 2015 federal election in Rivière-du-Nord, where he was responsible for a 47% increase in votes for the Green Party. Within the Green Party, he was elected President of the Quebec wing from 2016-2018, and has served as a spokesperson for the shadow cabinet since 2016. He has been a Francophone VP in the party since 2017.