Evelyne Meltzer

Board of Directors

Evelyne Meltzer has had a wide ranging career working in Canada and abroad as a federal public servant, consultant, senior manager, NGO advisor, and academic focusing on international law, coastal and ocean resource issues, international development, human rights and community economic development.

She taught as a sessional lecturer and adjunct professor at Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, visiting professor at WMU in Sweden, and served for a short time on the Board of Inquiry for the NS Human Rights Commission. Evelyne participated in negotiating policy and treaties in Canada and at the UN, as a member of several delegations including the UN Law of the Sea Conference, preparatory meetings to the North Atlantic Salmon Convention, the prep com meetings for the UN Conference on Environment and Development, the UN Conference on Straddling and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and the subsequent UN Review Conference.  A published author, Evelyne is also an active fund raiser, event planner, and volunteer.