Staff

Dr. Peter Robinson — Chief Executive Officer

Peter Robinson (604) 732-4228

Peter believes that organizations with a social mission play a vital role in Canadian society, and over his career has sought to work in fields that consistently contribute back to their communities.

He began his career working as a park ranger in wilderness areas throughout British Columbia, where he was decorated for bravery by the Governor General of Canada.
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Cecilia Reyes — (604) 732-4228 ×1218
Planning & Operations Manager

Brenda Tombs — (604) 732-4228
Executive Coordinator

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Andrea Seale — Deputy CEO

(604) 732-4228 ×1276
Andrea is dedicated to engaging Canadians in a deeper understanding of environmental issues and inspiring them to create a sustainable future. Andrea joined the Foundation in 2010, following of decade of consulting with Blueprint Fundraising and Communications where she worked with leading nonprofit organizations to build loyal communities of supporters and communicate campaigns with flair.
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Development & Strategic Partnerships

Jeremy Douglas — (604) 732-4228 ×1232
Associate Director, Leadership Giving

Jasmine Yen (604) 732-4228 ×1270
Associate Director, Community Giving

Anniclaude Weiss — (519) 871-4932 ×1452
Development Coordinator | Conseillère en développement, Quebec & Atlantic Canada Region

Chris Yakimov — (604) 732-4228 ×1214
Online Fundraising and Communications Specialist

Derek Schlereth — (604) 732-4228 ×1216
Annual Giving Officer

Humeyra Karsli — (519) 871-4932 ×1459
Development Officer, Leadership Giving, Quebec & Atlantic Canada Region

Lisa Le — (604) 732-4228 ×1254
Development Assistant

Kathrin Majic — (416) 348-9885 ×1583
Manager, Leadership Giving, Ontario & Northern Canada Region

Laura Milne — (604) 732-4228
Development Officer, Foundations

Laurel Irving — (604) 732-4228 ×1229
Development Coordinator

Lorena Harrison — (604) 732-4228 ×1272
Development Coordinator

Lori Johnston — (416) 348-9885 ×1584
Development Officer, Foundations, Ontario & Northern Canada Region

Lyse George — (519) 871-4932 ×1459
Major Gifts Consultant, Quebec & Atlantic Canada Region

Nina Legac — (604) 732-4228 ×1256
Development Manager, Community Giving

Sarah Blay — (604) 732-4228 ×1221
Development Coordinator

Sarah May — (416) 348-9885 ×1570
Development Coordinator, Leadership Giving

Reilly Yeo — Director of Communications & Engagement

Reilly Yeo (604) 732-4228 ×1285
Reilly is an online communications & engagement specialist with a deep passion for new forms of organizing, collaborating, and making decisions together. Her background includes work with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Amnesty International, The Walrus Magazine, and the SFU Centre for Dialogue, where she helped lead a national citizen's dialogue on foreign policy.
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Communications and Public Engagement

Sophika Kostyniuk — (604) 732-4228 ×1286
National Organizing Manager

Alaya Boisvert — (604) 732-4228 ×1263
Project Lead, Right to a Healthy Environment

Alvin Singh — (604) 732-4228 ×1223
Manager, Communications

Ian Hanington — (604) 732-4228 ×1238
Senior Editor

Gail Mainster — (604) 732-4228 ×1240
Communications Specialist

Panos Grames — (604) 732-4228 ×1244
Communications Specialist

Jodi Stark — (604) 732-4228 ×1230
Communications Specialist, Healthy Oceans

Lynda Gerty — (604) 732-4228 ×1226
Manager, Public Engagement

Lindsay Coulter — (604) 732-4228 ×1220
Public Engagement Specialist

Winnie Hwo — (604) 732-4228 ×1255
Public Engagement Specialist

Harpreet Johal — (604) 732-4228 ×1283
Public Engagement Specialist

Jennifer Rodriguez — (604) 732-4228 ×1274
Public Information and Volunteer Coordinator

Kim Vickers — (604) 732-4228 ×1243
Public Information and Volunteer Coordinator

Janice Williams — (604) 732-4228 ×1237
Archives Coordinator

Sarah Hall — (604) 732-4228 ×1212
Manager, Digital Strategy

Vincent Van Haaff — (604) 732-4228 ×1261
Data Evangelist

Ian Knauer — (604) 732-4228 ×1278
Digital Strategy Specialist

Nadege Vince — (604) 732-4228 ×1279
Digital Strategy Specialist

Jay Jameson — (604) 732-4228 ×1219
Digital Strategy Coordinator

Karel Mayrand

Karel Mayrand — Directeur Général pour le Québec

(514) 871-4932 ×1451
Karel Mayrand is Director General for Quebec and Atlantic Canada with the David Suzuki Foundation, and chair of Al Gore's Climate Reality Project in Canada.
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Quebec and Atlantic Canada

Manon Dubois Crôteau — (514) 871-4932 poste: 1453 — Cell: (514) 679-0821
Directrice des communications

Andrée-Lise Therrien — (514) 871-4932 poste: 1458 — Cell: (514) 817-7958
Spécialiste des communications — Québec
en congé jusqu'en juillet 2015

Jean-Patrick Toussaint — (514) 871-4932 poste: 1454
Chef de projets scientifiques — Québec
en congé jusqu'en septembre 2015

Yves Mehe — (514) 871-4932 poste: 1457
Coordonnateur aux opérations — Québec

Anna Binta Diallo — (514) 871-4932 poste: 1462
Coordonnatrice, Web et stratégie numérique — Québec

Sylvain Perron — (514) 871-4932 ×1455
Chargé de projet — Coordonnateur Mouvement Ceinture Verte

Julie Roy — (514) 871-4932
Spécialiste de l'engagement du public

Jane Gibb — (514) 871-4932
Coordonnatrice des Journées de la nature


Finance and Technology

Janice Allardyce — (604) 732-4228 ×1280
Acting Director, Finance; Controller

Calvin Jang — (604) 732-4228 ×1253
Project Manager, Strategic IT

Barry Brady — (604) 732-4228 ×1266
Administration Coordinator

Kim Lai — (604) 732-4228 ×1258
Accounting Coordinator, Payroll/Benefits

Cecilia Wong — (604) 732-4228 ×1249
Accounting Coordinator, Accounts

Ian Arbuckle — (604) 732-4228 ×1273
Financial Analyst, Reporting/Budgeting


Jay Ritchlin — Director General, Western Canada

Jay Ritchlin (604) 732-4228 ×1234
Jay leads the Western Canada team in its efforts to achieve sustainable practices in the western provinces. He has a biology degree from Kenyon College in the U.S. and over 15 years' experience working on solutions to environmental challenges.
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Western Canada

Bill Wareham — (604) 732-4228 ×1251
Science Manager

Francis Brady — (604) 732-4228 ×1241
Program Coordinator

Theresa Beer — (604) 732-4228 ×1239
Communications Specialist

Karianne Blank — (604) 732-4228 ×1247
Online Communications Specialist

Kyle Empringham — (604) 732-4228 ×1233
Public Engagement Specialist

Ian Bruce — Director of Science and Policy

Ian Bruce (604) 732-4228 ×1275
Ian is the Director of Science and Policy and leads DSF's national science-based research, strategy, and stakeholder-engagement initiatives to advance environmental solutions.
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Science and Policy

Steve Kux — (604) 732-4228 ×1215
Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications & Research Specialist

Michelle Molnar — (604) 732-4228 ×1259
Environmental Economist

Scott Wallace — (604) 732-4228 ×1242
Senior Research Scientist

John Werring — (604) 732-4228 ×1245
Senior Science and Policy Advisor

Jeffery Young — (604) 732-4228 ×1225
Senior Science and Policy Advisor

Lisa Gue — (613) 914-0747
Senior Researcher and Analyst



Dr. Faisal Moola. PhD — Director General, Ontario and Northern Canada

Faisal Moola (416) 348-9885 ×1571
Faisal is an adjunct professor in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Forestry, and regularly has his work published in books and journals on ecology, conservation biology and environmental policy. For the past decade he has led a team of Foundation scientists, analysts and campaigners focused on the protection of Canada's wild spaces and wildlife such as grizzly bears and caribou.
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Ontario and Northern Canada

Jode Roberts — (416) 348-9885 ×1573
Communications Strategist

Aryne Sheppard — (416) 348-9885 ×1574
Senior Public Engagement Specialist

Amy Hu — (416) 348-9885 ×1572
Operations Manager, Ontario and Northern Canada

Rachel Plotkin — (416) 348-9885 × 1582
Ontario Science Projects Manager

Catherine Owsik — (416) 348-9885 ×1581
Digital Strategy Coordinator



Catherine Gordon

Catherine Gordon — Director, Human Resources

(604) 732-4228
Catherine leads initiatives to ensure that the David Suzuki Foundation has the people and roles it needs to achieve its goals. Our employees are highly motivated, talented and professional individuals who deserve the organization's support to thrive here. Read more...