The Revolution Ride is powered by a committee of devoted volunteers, relentless in their work toward a future without ALS. Meet the go-getters behind the scenes of ALS Canada’s Revolution Ride:


Kris Noakes, Chair

Kris Noakes is a citizen of the Anishinabek Nation and a member of Nipissing First Nation. She has been a community advocate at the Municipal, Provincial, Federal levels working in the areas of law, education, mental health and wellness, housing, museums and the arts. She is a member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for the Greater Toronto Area and a member of the Board of Directors for the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic.

Kris is excited to join the committee after an amazing experience participating in the inaugural event. She knows firsthand how important it is to raise funds for research and provide better supports for people and families living with ALS. Kris joins us in honour of the generations of her family that lived with ALS, her grandmother, aunts, uncles and cousin, and for the members of her family living with ALS.

Ronnie, Vice-Chair

Ronnie is a dedicated volunteer who has contributed her time to many charitable and non-profit organizations over the years, fulfilling various roles. For her, this cause hits close to home. After her father was diagnosed with ALS in 2018, she created Team Peter to support the Walk to End ALS, witnessing firsthand the invaluable support ALS Canada provided her father and family.

She is excited to join the Revolution Ride Committee as Vice-Chair. She will continue to raise funds for ALS Canada and honour her father's memory, who lost his battle with this terrible disease in 2019.

Lora Flanagan, Outreach & Engagement

Lora is a Human Resources Professional who currently works for Seacore Seafood Inc. Passionate about cycling and travelling, Lora serves as the Overnight Trips Director for the Toronto Bicycling Network. As an active volunteer in the community, Lora has assisted a number of organizations including Toronto Cares, COVID-19 Recruitment, The Special Olympics, Fort York Food Bank and Daytrippers Children's Charity. Lora looks forward to connecting and engaging with the ALS community as she takes on the Volunteer & Engagement role.


Matthew Horowitz, Sponsorship and Fundraising

Matt is a Customer Success and Business Operations professional who currently works for Grata Technologies. Passion about cooking, traveling, he also had a pop up BBQ Restaurant during the pandemic. Matt has always been active with charities and fundraising. After Matt’s father was diagnosed in January of 2022 he wanted to make a big impact on the ALS community and help in any way he can. Matt joined the Revolution Ride in 2023 as a Top Fundraiser, and was beyond excited to take on the role of Sponsorship and Fundraising.

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