Our People

Staff Team

Duane Elverum

Duane Elverum

Executive Director and Co-Founder
Miriam Esquitín

Miriam Esquitín

Director of Vancouver Program and Finance Manager
Patricia Pon

Patricia Pon

Operations Manager
IIeana Costrut

IIeana Costrut

Senior Program Coordinator
Kelly Gardner

Kelly Gardner

Program Coordinator
Emily Gorham

Emily Gorham

Program Coordinator
Renée McMillen

Renée McMillen

Communication and Engagement Coordinator
Alix Linaker

Alix Linaker

Business Development Lead
Suparna Gupta

Suparna Gupta

Marketing and Sales Coordinator
Claudia Salazar

Claudia Salazar

Administrative Assistant

Board of Directors

Bill Dow

Bill Dow

Chair
Dr. Natasha Mrkic Subotic

Dr. Natasha Mrkic Subotic

Vice-Chair
Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Treasurer
Veronika Bylicki

Veronika Bylicki

Secretary and Privacy Officer
Andrea Reimer

Andrea Reimer

Director
Holly Schmidt

Holly Schmidt

Director
Derek Gent

Derek Gent

Director
Brady Yano

Brady Yano

Director
Mandeep Sidhu

Mandeep Sidhu

Director
Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Director, City of Vancouver Sustainability Group & Board Ex-Officio
Brad Badelt

Brad Badelt

Assistant Director, Sustainability Group & Board Ex-Officio

City of Vancouver Advisors

Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Director, City of Vancouver Sustainability Group & Board Ex-Officio
Brad Badelt

Brad Badelt

Assistant Director, Sustainability Group & Board Ex-Officio

Founders Circle

Duane Elverum

Duane Elverum

Executive Director and Co-Founder
Janet Moore

Janet Moore

Co-Founder, and SFU Professor of Professional Practice
Mark Winston

Mark Winston

Academic Director, SFU Centre for Dialogue
Sadhu Johnston

Sadhu Johnston

Former City Manager, City of Vancouver
Moura Quayle

Moura Quayle

Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business and Director, Liu Institute for Global Issues
Andrea Reimer

Andrea Reimer

Former Vancouver City Councillor
Eesmyal Santos-Brault

Eesmyal Santos-Brault

Serial Social Entrepreneur
John Tylee

John Tylee

Principal at Tylee Consulting
Ron Kellett

Ron Kellett

Director, UBC School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture (SALA)
Lindsay Cole

Lindsay Cole

Solutions Lab Manager, City of Vancouver