Wendy Bryans is a retired lawyer who specialized in family law policy with the federal Department of Justice. In recognition of her work with Justice Canada, she received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2012. She also served on the board of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, an interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to the resolution of family disputes.
In 2008, Wendy was active in setting up the bilingual HIPPY-Ottawa site. For the past 12 years, she has continued to support the local Ottawa HIPPY program through fundraising efforts and collaboration with a group from the Canadian Federation of University Women who help prepare the HIPPY materials and assist at group events and graduations.