Mark Mattson is the President of Swim Drink Fish Canada. Mark is a litigator with experience in criminal defense, environmental prosecution, and administrative law. Over the past ten years, Mark acted as counsel for environmental and public interest groups in more than 40 hearings and represented clients in both Provincial and Federal courts. In the past, Mark prosecuted environmental offenders for the Province of Ontario and recently acted as co-counsel in the environmental prosecution for private informants.
Krystyn co-founded Lake Ontario Waterkeeper with Mark Mattson in 2001. She also spearheaded the creation of Swim Guide, a mobile app and website that connects people to clean, local beaches as well as Drink Guide, an app that documents drinking water advisories across Canada. These apps are now used by more than 100,000 people in Canada and the USA. Over the course of the last decade, Krystyn helped to organize a wide range of fundraising events grant writing campaigns that helped to raise $2-million for Waterkeeper’s work.
Lauren Brown Hornor has loved water ever since she was a little girl, hunting for shells on the Florida beaches where she grew up. Channeling her love of water, Lauren provided legal support and guidance to Waterkeeper organizations across the country while working at Waterkeeper Alliance (WKA) in New York. Lauren was responsible for the WKA’s Clean Water Act Defense program, and while at the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, she represented Riverkeepers in various enforcement actions on the Hudson River and in the Catskill Mountains.
After serving as the Executive Director of Fraser Riverkeeper for 10 years, Lauren moved to the role of Partnership Lead for Western Canada with Swim Drink Fish Canada. Lauren's commitment to clean water was recognized at the 2016 Waterkeeper Gala in Toronto as one of twelve Swim Drink Fish Ambassadors. In addition, Lauren is currently a 2019 YwCA Woman of Distinction Award Nominee.
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