Who We Are

Founded in 1967 with the express goal to stand up for Canadian taxpayers and to champion small-c conservative values, The National Citizens Coalition is made up of a dedicated group of people working together to ensure the continued success of Canada's pioneering non-profit taxpayer advocacy group.


Peter Coleman

President and CEO

Peter graduated form the University of Western Ontario in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts and from the University of Windsor in 1980 with a Bachelor of Commerce.

Peter was Treasurer of the National Citizens Coalition from 1990 to 2003. He joined the NCC full time in March 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to President and CEO in May 2006.

Contact Peter at: [email protected]


Alexander Brown

Communications Director

Alexander is a writer, editor, and political operations specialist from Toronto. He holds a BA in Political Science from Dalhousie University. 

Contact Alexander at: [email protected]


Spencer Fernando

Campaign Fellow

Spencer Fernando is one of the most popular and prolific political writers and independent journalists in Canada. He is a Campaign Fellow for the National Citizens Coalition.

For more from Spencer, visit his website, and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.


Miriam Alford

Vice President Finance and Administration

As the Vice President of Finance and Administration, Miriam manages the Toronto office and has been with the NCC since 1984.

Miriam was raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick and attended the University of New Brunswick (business management). She also holds a business management certificate from Durham College.  

If you have any questions or concerns regarding administrative items (membership, online store, direct mail) or operations, please direct your queries to Miriam.

Contact Miriam at: [email protected]