Our Team

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Kathy Abusow
President and CEO

Kathy Abusow is President and CEO of PLT Canada.

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Christine Leduc - 613-706-1114
Vice President, Communications and Government Relations

Christine oversees strategic communications while also developing and implementing a range of government and public relations activities.

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David Folkerson - 613-565-0627
VP, Sales & Business Development

Paul Robitaille

Paul Robitaille - 587-768-0311
Senior Advisor, Indigenous Relations

Paul plays a central role in PLT Canada’s partnerships with Indigenous communities. 

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Megan Annis - 202-596-3470
Director, Sales and Marketing

Megan leads SFI’s marketing strategy to bring Project Learning Tree (PLT) and PLT Canada environmental education, forest literacy, and career pathways products to market across the US and Canada.

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Mila Snejinscaia - 613-703-5570
Business Director

Mila leads our financial operations, is responsible for reporting and compliance, and supports fundraising efforts.

Jennifer Farant - 613-745-5840 ext. 302
Administrative Assistant

Jennifer provides a variety of administrative assistance for PLT Canada. She helps Green Jobs employers and youth, leads office management tasks, and supports PLT Canada Board meetings.

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Mira Williamson - 613-704-7248
Sr. Manager, Communications

Mira elevates the impact that SFI and PLT Canada programs have on people, communities, and forests.

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Dominic Weeks - 202-719-1390 ext. 465
Manager, Career Readiness

Dominic plays a key role in building a diverse and resilient workforce in the sustainability and conservation sector through SFI’s mentorship programming.

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Madhuri Jani - 613-742-3782 ext. 467
Sr. Coordinator, Green Jobs

Madhuri supports our Green Jobs initiative with outreach to employers and youth. She works directly with provincial, territorial, and international network partners to ensure successful program operations across Canada.

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Shwetha Kengasur Venkatesh - 613-702-9378
Sr. Coordinator, Green Jobs

Shwetha supports our Green Jobs program with employer and youth outreach and administrative support, and she also develops communication materials and reports. Shwetha is on maternity leave until 2025.

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James Thordarson - 613-703-3347
Sr. Coordinator, Forest Education

James’s inspiration to work at PLT Canada was being able to fill a role where he provides Forest education to anyone and everyone who wants to learn more about the natural world around them. 

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Kelvin Braun - 403-278-3327
Coordinator, Graphic Design & Media

Kelvin works on social media and reporting, graphic design and video, and Indigenous relations communications.

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Catherine Langille - 613-742-3781 ext. 466
Indigenous Relations Coordinator

Catherine works to expand our programming and to ensure that all initiatives are accessible and responsive to the unique needs of Indigenous youth across Canada