Kathy Abusow - 613-747-2454
President and CEO
Kathy Abusow is President and CEO of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management. In 2017, Kathy led SFI to acquire Project Learning Tree, an initiative that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase students’ understanding of the environment.
Jessica Kaknevicius - 647-797-1117
Vice President, Community Engagement
Jess is responsible for the strategic direction of Project Learning Tree Canada’s implementation and activities. She works to build partnerships in Canada to expand PLT Canada’s network.
Mila Snejinscaia - 613-703-5570
Mila is responsible for the leading the financial operations of PLT Canada, including reporting and compliance, in addition to supporting fundraising.
Zachary Wagman - 613-745-3706
Manager, Green Jobs
Zac manages the Green Jobs in Green Spaces initiative, which will provide over 1,600 youth in Canada with summer jobs through the summers of 2018 and 2019.
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.
Paul Robitaille - 613-288-5856
Manager, Indigenous and Youth Relations
Paul is responsible for youth engagement for PLT Canada, in addition to leading the integration of Indigenous perspectives into our programming and content.
Maria Chiarella - 343-803-0591
Green Jobs Coordinator
Maria is the Green Jobs Coordinator, helping us to support over 1,600 youth in 2018 and 2019 by providing administrative and communications support.
Karla Guyn, PhD (Chairman)
Ducks Unlimited Canada
Guy Gleysteen (Vice Chairman)
John Haufler (Secretary/Treasurer)
The Wildlife Society
Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE)
Nicola Tribal Association
Invasive Species Council of British Columbia
President and CEO
EACOM Timber Corp.