Thunder Bay—Rainy River

Amanda Moddejonge is a Certified Environmental Practitioner, professional communicator, and mother. She is committed to sustainable, ethical and well paid jobs for all Canadians, and to building strong communities.

A recent graduate of the Aboriginal Community Advocacy Program at Confederation College, Amanda is also educated in Public Relations at Humber College, Environmental Sciences at Fleming College, Emergency Management at George Brown, Aboriginal-Canadian Relations at Confederation College, and is working towards a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Royal Roads University. As a seasoned academic and professional, she understands environmental issues and how they affect people in their home and business environments.

Professionally, Amanda has been responsible for environmental compliance, ISO 14001 standards, emergency management plans, and hazardous waste removal and destruction. She most notably assisted Ontario Power Generation with their coal cessation activities prior to the abandonment of the federally set target of 2017 for closure of all coal fired generating stations in Canada.

A Green Party member since 2015, Amanda has actively supported the initiatives of the Greens since 2006. With a focus on environmental sustainability and infrastructure issues in Thunder Bay, she volunteered as the Public Information Officer for Bruce Hyer’s federal re-election Campaign in 2015.

In addition to Amanda’s professional and academic endeavours, her volunteer work focuses on eradicating invasive species. As a member of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council and the Ontario Phragmites Working Group, Amanda has fought to increase awareness of Phragmites australis across the country, to help reduce the impact this plant has on all Canadian communities.