Our People

Staff Team

Duane Elverum

Duane Elverum

Executive Director and Co-Founder
Paige Sanford

Paige Sanford

Operations Manager
Miriam Esquitín

Miriam Esquitín

Director of Vancouver Program and Finance Manager
Emily Gorham

Emily Gorham

Program Coordinator
Nina Abizadeh

Nina Abizadeh

Program Coordinator
Renée Smith (McMillen)

Renée Smith (McMillen)

Communication and Engagement Coordinator
Claudia Salazar

Claudia Salazar

Administrative Assistant
Natalia Merced

Natalia Merced

Membership and Engagement Coordinator

Board of Directors

Bill Dow

Bill Dow

Chair
Dr. Natasha Mrkic Subotic

Dr. Natasha Mrkic Subotic

Vice-Chair
Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Treasurer
Emily Pearson

Emily Pearson

Secretary
Azlan Nur Saidy

Azlan Nur Saidy

Director
Olga Shcherbyna

Olga Shcherbyna

Director
Andrea Reimer

Andrea Reimer

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
Eesmyal Santos-Brault

Eesmyal Santos-Brault

Serial Social Entrepreneur
Andrea Reimer

Andrea Reimer

Former Vancouver City Councillor
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