Gary Pieters is an educator who lives in Toronto. He has 25 years of professional experience in the education sector as a teacher, vice-principal and principal. He is also a member of the Ontario Ministry of Education, Minister's Advisory Council on Special Education (MACSE); and a Member of the Toronto Islands Residential Community Trust Corporation. His extensive knowledge base and experience are leveraged through community building, youth engagement, equity, inclusion, and diversity. Gary has been selected as commissioner for the Ontario Human Rights Commission and a board member for the Human Rights Legal Support Centre.