Lilly Woodbury was born in Tofino but grew up on the Great Lakes in Northern Ontario, where she cultivated a love for the outdoors and the natural wonders of the planet. She has an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto, which she earned in 2015. Upon graduating, she began volunteering for Surfrider but took a job with Greenpeace New Zealand, until being offered the staff role of Chapter Manager for Surfrider Pacific Rim. She has now been the Chapter Manager for Surfrider Pacific Rim since the spring of 2017, whose mission is the protection and enjoyment of the ocean, beaches, and waves. Surfrider Pacific Rim’s current focus is eliminating single-use plastics, implementing circular recycling practices for petroleum products, and working with youth, the public, government, and businesses in taking positive action for the coastline.