Sophie Mas, BA, MPA, PMP

President and Director

Sophie is one of the co-founders of the STAND Foundation. She brings to the Foundation years of community development, project, and program management experience with the government of British Columbia. Over the course of her career, Sophie has helped communities across the province develop and implement strategies to combat youth violence and youth sexual exploitation, as well as created and managed grant programs aimed at helping vulnerable youth. Sophie is a firm believer that giving vulnerable youth the tools to pursue an education and acquire skills will help them improve their lives and overcome the challenges they are faced with.

Sophie is Project Director, Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Secretariat with the Government of British Columbia. Sophie is a Professional Project Manager (PMP), holds a Master in Public Administration from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Paul Valery, Montpellier, France.