Our People

Staff Team

Duane Elverum

Duane Elverum

Executive Director and Co-Founder
Miriam Esquitín

Miriam Esquitín

Director of Vancouver Program and General Manager
Alix Linaker

Alix Linaker

Canadian Network Coordinator
Tamara Connell

Tamara Connell

Network Development Lead
IIeana Costrut

IIeana Costrut

Senior Projects Coordinator
Kelly Gardner

Kelly Gardner

Projects Coordinator
Chelsea Woolhouse

Chelsea Woolhouse

Communications and Marketing Specialist
Han Tran

Han Tran

Administrative Coordinator

Studio Instructors

Adrian Sinclair

Adrian Sinclair

SFU Semester in Dialogue at CityStudio; Ten Different Things
Rob VanWynsberghe

Rob VanWynsberghe

UBC M.Ed: Education for Sustainability
Janet Moore

Janet Moore

Co-Founder, and SFU Professor of Professional Practice
Tamara Connell

Tamara Connell

Network Development Lead
Holly Schmidt

Holly Schmidt

Director and SFU Semester in Dialogue at CityStudio Instructor
Timothy Ames

Timothy Ames

SFU Civic Innovation Change Lab

Board of Directors

Lauren Dobell

Lauren Dobell

Chair
Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Treasurer
Veronika Bylicki

Veronika Bylicki

Secretary and Privacy Officer
Andrea Reimer

Andrea Reimer

Director
Bill Dow

Bill Dow

Director
Holly Schmidt

Holly Schmidt

Director and SFU Semester in Dialogue at CityStudio Instructor
Derek Gent

Derek Gent

Director
Brady Yano

Brady Yano

Director
Dr. Natasha Mrkic Subotic

Dr. Natasha Mrkic Subotic

Director
Mandeep Sidhu

Mandeep Sidhu

Director
Doug Smith

Doug Smith

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

City of Vancouver Advisors

Sadhu Johnston

Sadhu Johnston

City Manager
Doug Smith

Doug Smith

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

Brad Badelt

Assistant Director, Sustainability Group

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

City Manager
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