Staff

 

Community Programs Manager

Erin MacDonald
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!

 
 
 

 

Field Operations Coordinator

Brenna Anstett
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.  Her past experience includes research in dendroclimatology and tree planting projects with the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority. In her spare time, Brenna enjoys figure skating, travelling, photography and reading.

 
 
 

Residential Planting Programs Coordinator

Natasha Keshavjee
416.413.9244 x18 | natasha[at]yourleaf.org

Natasha holds an Honours Bachelor of Liberal Arts in International Development Studies and Environmental Studies from York University. She 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!

 

 

Marketing and Communications Intern

Daniela Serodio
416.413.9244 x14 | daniela[at]yourleaf.org
Daniela holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences from the University of Guelph and a Master’s degree from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is passionate about environmental conservation, sustainable growth and gender issues. Her previous work experience is in education, research, conservation and community outreach. Before joining LEAF, Daniela spent time abroad teaching English and Sciences while working with volunteer organizations. In her free time she enjoys reading, creating, dancing and planning adventures! 

 

 

 

Program Manager

Kim De Lallo
416.413.9244 x11 │ kim[at]yourleaf.org

Kim holds a Master of Environmental Studies from York University focused on Critical Environmental Education.  Her over 25 years’ work experience in the environmental, sustainable food, and co-operative non-profit sectors developed her affinity for creating effective and joyful people-centred processes.  In September 2016, Kim was very honoured to receive the Organics Achievement Award from the Canadian Health Food Association. Kim continues her love of learning and is near completion of her Masters Certificate in Adult Training and Development.  Outside of work and studies, she enjoys reading, music on the turntable, and keeping in touch with far-flung family and friends.

 

 

 

Executive Director

Janet McKay
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.

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