Elizabeth May is the leader of the Green Party of Canada and the Member of Parliament for the southern Vancouver Island riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. In the 2011 federal election, Elizabeth made history by being the first Green Party candidate to win a seat in the House of Commons. She was re-elected in 2015 and 2019. She has a long record as a committed and dedicated advocate – for social justice, the environment, human rights, and pragmatic economic solutions. She is the author of eight books, most recently Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada. She has served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the International Institute for Sustainable Development; vice-chair of the National Round Table on Environment and Economy; executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada; and currently as a commissioner of the Earth Charter International Council. Elizabeth May lives in Sidney, British Columbia.