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Advisory Board Member

University of Guelph

Patrick Case, LL.B., LL.M (Osgoode) is director of the Human Rights and Equity Office of the University of Guelph. He has been a trade unionist, school trustee, and a practitioner whose chief focus was serving women who were victims of male violence. Case has served as a staff lawyer in the Family Law Division at Parkdale Community Legal Services. He is the past chair of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, which was created as a part of the federal government's redress agreement with Japanese Canadians, and has been a member of the Equality Rights Panel of the Court Challenges Program of Canada. He is a commissioner with the Ontario Human Rights Commission, an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, and teaches human rights and Charter-related courses at the University of Guelph.

Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace