Dr. Gerald Filson (PhD, Toronto) is the Director of Public Affairs with the Bahá'í Community of Canada. Raised in Saskatchewan, he taught school for six years in rural Quebec. He has previously served as Chair of the Canadian Network on International Human Rights, Co-Chair of the Mosaic Management Group of VisionTV, and Board Member of the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs. He is the current Chair of the Canadian Interfaith Conversation. He is married with three children.