President and CEO
Kathy Abusow is President and CEO of PLT Canada.
Jessica Kaknevicius - 647-797-1117
Vice President, Education
Jess is responsible for implementing our strategic direction and activities. She works to build partnerships and to expand and strengthen our network.
David Folkerson - 613-565-0627
Sr. Director, Communications
David is responsible for our communications and outreach, helping to bring our services, green careers, and educational resources to life.
Paul Robitaille - 613-288-5856
Sr. Director, Indigenous and Youth Relations
Paul is responsible for engaging youth and leads the integration of Indigenous perspectives into our programming and content.
Zachary Wagman - 613-745-3706
Sr. Manager, Green Jobs
Zac is responsible for growing our Green Jobs funding program, as well as delivering employer education to our network of professionals in the forest and conservation sectors.
Mirna Abdo - 613-742-3786
Mirna collaborates with the communications team and consultants to create compelling stories for a wide variety of channels. She helps plan, manage and review PLT Canada marketing and communications projects and collateral.
Tara Topping - 343-803-0543 ext. 350
Manager, Career Education
Tara supports our mentorship program, develops career resources and works with guidance counsellors to support youth in pursuit of their green careers.
Maria Chiarella - 343-803-0591 ext. 308
Youth Network Coordinator
Maria conducts outreach to help build and strengthen our youth network. She also works to engage and elevate youth through our social media channels.
Madhuri Jani - 613-742-3782 ext. 467
Green Jobs Coordinator
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.
Catherine Langille - 613-742-3781 ext. 466
Indigenous Youth Opportunities Intern
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
Alex Leonard - 343-803-0540 ext. 351
Alex supports communications, specializing in creating engaging videos for social media, and playing a key role in our marketing and advertising campaigns.
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