Erin MacDonald (she/her)
416.413.9244 x12 | erin[at]yourleaf.org
Erin holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph and loves to see people connecting with and improving their urban landscape. Before joining LEAF, Erin worked as the Green Streets Coordinator with the City of Vancouver where she helped residents beautify and green their neighbourhoods and also worked to further the City’s urban food-growing movement. She loves to explore new places, new music, and dance!
Brian Millward (he/him)
416.413.9244 x13 | brian[at]yourleaf.org
Brian holds a Master's of Environmental and Life Sciences from Trent University and is passionate with connecting people to the natural world. Before joining LEAF, he participated in a behavioural study of sloths in Costa Rica and studied prairie songbirds in Alberta. He has also lead Environmental Stewardship programs with summer camps and volunteer groups. Brian enjoys dancing, travelling, hiking, and performing stand-up comedy.
Lam Tran (she/her)
416.413.9244 x15 | lam[at]yourleaf.org
Lam holds a Master's of Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto, where the focus of her capstone was on inequitable tree distribution within cities and used the TCHC Planting and Stewardship Initiative as a case study in Toronto. She is passionate about environmental justice, sustainable living, and teaching tree facts. In her free time, she watches documentaries, does DIY crafts at home and tries to walk her cat.
Maiesha Abdelmoula (they/she)
Maiesha holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Design from OCAD University and has also participated in the Young Urban Forest Leader program. Maiesha is driven by their passion to create symbiotic relationships between people and planet, particularly through environmental education as the first steps to enacting change comes from awareness. Their past work and volunteer experiences include farming, ecological education and conservation, research and architectural technology. Outside of work they love to tend to their container garden and be outside whenever possible.
Annabella Aoshana (she/her)
Annabella holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies and Geography with Honours from York University. She is currently doing her Master’s in Forest Conservation at the University of Toronto. Before joining LEAF, Annabella had done ecological monitoring with the City of Toronto by volunteering for the Community Stewardship Program. Some of her experience includes ecological restoration, landscape ecology, GIS and Remote Sensing. Her hobbies include hiking, reading novels and cooking.
Residential Planting Programs Manager
Brenna Anstett (she/her)
416.413.9244 x16 | brenna[at]yourleaf.org
Brenna holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Environmental Governance from the University of Guelph and aspires to continue her education in forest conservation. She is also an ISA certified arborist. Brenna's past experience includes research in dendroclimatology and tree planting projects with the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority. In her spare time, Brenna enjoys synchronized skating, travelling, photography, and hiking.
Residential Planting Programs Operations Supervisor
Natasha Keshavjee (she/her)
416.413.9244 x18 | natasha[at]yourleaf.org
Natasha holds an Honours Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in International Development Studies and Environmental Studies from York University. She is also an ISA certified arborist. Natasha is passionate about tree conservation, water protection and environmental education and strives to foster an appreciation for our natural world. Natasha started out at LEAF as an Outreach and Garden Steward volunteer before working for the organization in 2016. In her spare time, she loves travelling, exploring natural spaces and boxing!
Jess Wilkin (she/her)
416.413.9244 x11 | jess[at]yourleaf.org
Jess holds a Master’s of Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto and is devoted to getting people outdoors with her to explore and learn about their shared environments. Jess started out with LEAF in 2016 as a participant in the Young Urban Forest Leaders Program and has past experience in both gardening and pollinator research. In her spare time, Jess enjoys walking, watching movies, caring for her plants and setting out on globe-trotting adventures.
Adriana Rezai-Stevens (she/her)
416.413.9244 x0 | adriana[at]yourleaf.org
Daniela Serodio (she/her)
416.413.9244 x14 | daniela[at]yourleaf.org
Janet McKay (she/her)
416.413.9244 x17 | janet[at]yourleaf.org
Janet holds an Honours B.A. in Environment and Resource Management. She founded LEAF in 1996 and has focused on its evolution ever since. Janet is also a founding member of the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition. In her time away from LEAF, she loves travelling, hiking, and volunteering with a dog rescue organization.