Our Team

Our board of directors pulls from a vast and diverse history to keep FGP moving forward and striving to do more in our communities.
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Stevie Brocksom


Stevie (they/he) is a gender doula and transgender activist in London, Ontario. They see clients in the community and support them with their legal, social, and medical gender transition.

Stevie also gives talks to organizations to de-stigmatize trans people and bring awareness to inequities faced by the transgender population.

Stevie is passionate about equity for all marginalized communities especially with regards to reproductive justice. When he is not busy with activism work, you can find them working on their t-shirt business or spending time with their kids and husband.

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Krystyna Pataky

Vice President

Krystyna (she/her) is the co-founder of Fairy Godparents-London and Area and started off as a volunteer before we were a registered Not-For-Profit.

Krystyna works full time in St. Thomas and enjoys baking, volunteering, and spending time with her daughter and husband and doing all things Disney.

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Andra Olaveson


Andra (she/her) spends her days as a Deli Manager and her nights being involved with her community as Guider to 2 Girl Guide Units and other volunteer activities.

She is passionate about equality, equity, and inclusion, and is so proud to be a part of The Fairy Godparents-London and Area. When not otherwise busy, Andra can be found making greeting cards and spending time with her loved ones.

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Jennifer Hodge


Jen (she/her) is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) with over a decade of experience in HR, mainly in local healthcare.

She has lived in London most of her life and is passionate about promoting diversity and equality. She enjoys reading, travel, watching movies, cooking and baking.

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Eric Brocksom


Eric (he/him) is a financial guru and Fairy Godparents-London’s Treasurer.

He also does our website and printed materials and enjoys running his own graphic/web design business.

In his off time, you can find him being the best dad in the world or playing Dungeons and Dragons with friends.

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Alde Maldonado


Alde (he/him) is a Mexican living in London, Ontario. Alde studied Addictions and Mental Health at Fanshawe College.

Alde identifies as a gay person and speaks three languages (Spanish, English and German, and is currently learning French and Portuguese).

He enjoys watching horror movies, spending time with his boyfriend, travelling, playing videogames, hang out with friends, and learning new languages.

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April Ager-White


April (she/her), whose Indigenous name is Watwaniyost, is a fierce urban Indigenous woman born and raised in London, Ontario.

April has experienced first hand the inequalities faced by urban Indigenous people and has witnessed racism, subtle bias, gender inequity, income inequality, poverty, hunger, among many other injustices.

April has a very impressive Not-For-Profit background and has strong leadership in grassroots organizations as a volunteer and as a full-time employee for a local Indigenous not for profit as well.

Yaw^ko, Anushiik, Miigwech, Merci, Thank you.

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Jessica Trotman


Jessica is a passionate individual with a unique blend of talents and a heart dedicated to serving the community.

Since childhood, she has been actively involved in charitable endeavors, initiating and leading various fundraising initiatives.

With a genuine desire to make a difference, Jessica has orchestrated successful toy drives, auctions, and bottle drives for local charities.

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Kathy Bell-Copeland


Kathy (she/they) is a parent in a blended family with 8 grown children and 6 grandchildren.

They are an avid animal lover and enjoy time in her garden.

She is a published poet and is currently working on their autobiography as an adult adoptee. Kathy is also the founder of Wortley Pride.