As President of On Call Centre, Laurie is responsible for overseeing its management and finances, as well as providing strategic direction. After earning a B.Com. and MBA, Laurie worked in real estate development for 7 years. Shortly after getting involved in advocating for LGBTQ equality, Laurie became a lawyer, worked at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP for a few years, and then became the Director of Advocacy for national LGBTQ advocacy group Egale Canada and National Director of Canadians for Equal Marriage. Following that, he was the Executive Director of the Green Party of Canada, Program Director for the Community Power Fund and Managing Director for the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. In addition to his role at On Call, Laurie teaches meditation and mindfulness. Laurie is committed to continue the legacy started by his father, Stanley Arron, and to ensure On Call meets the highest standards of service and integrity for our customers, staff, and suppliers.