Community Programs Manager

Erin MacDonald (she/her)
416.413.9244 x12 | erin[at]

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!



Stewardship Coordinator

Brian Millward (he/him)
416.413.9244 x13 | brian[at]

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.



Education Coordinator

Lam Tran (she/her)
416.413.9244 x15 | lam[at]

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.



Residential Planting Programs Manager

Brenna Anstett (she/her)
416.413.9244 x16 | brenna[at]
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 Coordinator

Jess Wilkin (she/her)
416.413.9244 x18 | jess[at]

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.



Residential Planting Programs Field Coordinator

Adriana Rezai-Stevens (she/her)
416.413.9244 x0 | adriana[at]
Adriana holds a Master's of Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto. She is also an ISA certified arborist. After studying environmental biology in her undergraduate program, she became passionate about environmental issues and ecological processes. She is excited about bringing nature to the City of Toronto by enhancing urban green spaces and tree planting initiatives. She has experience working in the renewable energy sector and is excited to build a career in urban forestry. In her free time, Adriana enjoys reading, fitness and getting outside for a long hike.

Marketing and Communications Manager

Daniela Serodio (she/her)
416.413.9244 x14 | daniela[at]
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! 

Executive Director

Janet McKay (she/her)
416.413.9244 x17 |  janet[at]

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.