Stacey is 52 years old and has lived in Whitby for over 26 years. She raised her two beautiful daughters on her own and is extremely proud of all that they have accomplished.
Stacey has 30 years of experience in the legal field as a Law Clerk and has taught at the School of Justice and Emergency Services at Durham College.
Stacey has worked with agencies concerned with the status of women and the elimination of poverty. For three years, Stacey sat on the Board of Directors for The Denise House/Sedna Women’s Shelter in Oshawa, where she chaired the Board Development and Board-Staff relations committees.
Stacey is an activist for access to mental health care, the elimination of poverty, women’s rights and the environment.
Currently, Stacey is Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Distress Centre Durham and chairs of the Fund Development Committee. Ms. Leadbetter was elected to the Green Party of Canada’s Federal Council and is the Ontario Representative.
Stacey also volunteers with the AIDS Committee of Durham, PFLAG Durham (as an ally), and at her church – St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church – in Whitby. She has also been involved with food banks and other such organizations over the years on a volunteer basis.
She has a special place in her heart for seniors and is very concerned about their health and welfare. Stacey assists seniors regularly and works to improve their lifestyles on an individual basis.
Stacey was a candidate for the GPO in 2011 in Oshawa and in 2014 for Whitby. She was previously on Shadow Cabinet as the Critic for Municipal Affairs and Housing and is currently the Critic for Community and Social Services.