Mobilizing talent to achieve an environmentally sustainable Ottawa
Our mission is to develop and manage a network of advisors to provide pro bono advice, research capacity, and/or other assistance to support community action on environmental sustainability
Our Goals are
To help the environment
Our first goal is to 'Enhance the quality and effectiveness of environmental sustainability projects undertaken by not-for-profit organizations in Ottawa'
To help broker relationships
Our second goal is to 'Link expertise and knowledge with client needs in a credible and timely fashion'
To foster a sustainable City
Our third goal is to 'Facilitate community learning and action aimed at fostering a sustainable Ottawa'
Board of Directors
Biologist by training who has worked for Environment Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and the United Nations
Sustainability consultant who has worked at federal and international levels; current Director of the Community Foundation of Ottawa
Entrepreneur and business consultant in technological commercialization with focus on biofuel industry
Social worker by training whose work has focused on community development; has spent last 15 years with federal government examining environmental health issues
Policy advisor and senior manager at Environment Canada for 25 years; has worked on water management at federal and international levels
Over 30 years experience with the City of Ottawa working for various Departments and Branches; has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the City Environment Committee in 2014
Samara recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a MSc in environmental sustainability. Her prior work experience internationally (Rwanda) and in Canada includes research, policy development, program delivery and even some donor services work. email@example.com