J. Andrew Baker (he/him) is an educator, administrator, artist, counsellor, and activist from Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.
For the past 20 years, Andrew focused his career and volunteer work within Indigenous and LGBT communities. He has extensive development experience founding 3 LGBT organizations in Canada and implementing over 10 Indigenous Programs in Ontario. In the past 5 years, he has raised over 2 million Canadian towards LGBT and Indigenous initiatives.
He worked as the Rainbow Health Ontario Community Outreach Worker for the North Simcoe Muskoka Region from 2008 to 2014. He is a founding member of the Simcoe County LGBTQ Network. He is the Vice President of Governance for Fierté Canada Pride, the President of Fierté Simcoe Pride, the Co-President at InterPride, a faculty member in Indigenous Studies at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
(ph. Doug Crawford)