Policy Lead (On-leave)
Alishya Weiland’s passion for public policy sparked out of a desire to influence change within social and health policy. She believes that good policy takes into consideration everyone it impacts. Alishya comes to PPF with prior experience working in the non-profit sector in government relations and communications roles.
Alishya holds a Bachelor of Arts from St. Thomas University where she majored in journalism, communications and public policy. During her time at St. Thomas, she received multiple awards for her academic achievements. She holds a Master of Applied Politics from Wilfrid Laurier University where she focused her research on creating policy alternatives to address Canada’s growing opioid crisis.
An Atlantic Canadian at heart, Alishya feels the most relaxed when she knows the ocean is right around the corner.
Alishya joined PPF in April 2022.