Introducing the 2021 PPTI Cohort

Nagwan Al-Guneid

Communications Lead

The Natural Step/Energy Futures Lab

Traci Anderson

Executive Director

Boys and Girls Clubs of  Kamloops

Sarah Barber

Research and Evaluation Specialist


Katherine Blake


Toronto Foundation for Student Success

Lindsay Boucher

Prairie Chapter Coordinator

Sierra Club of Canada Foundation

Meriam Bravante

Research and Policy Coordinator


Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber

Executive Director

League of Innovators

Diana Bumstead

Board Member

Volunteer Action Centre WR

Susannah Cameron

Manager of Strategic Initiatives


Francis Campbell

Policy & Research Analyst

Capital Regional Housing Corporation

Georgia Carstensen

Senior Manager – Campaigns (Policy & Advocacy)

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Andrea Christensen

Youth Housing Support Worker (YTA Program)

Trellis Society of Community Impact

Sandra Clarkson

Executive Director

Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society

Surma Das

Research Coordinator


Andrea Donini

Communications Officer


Jennifer Fischer-Summers

Research Assistant

Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth and Families (CUP), University of Alberta

Emily Jensen

Network Engagement Coordinator

Imagine Canada

Adam Job

Manager, Public Policy & Research

Imagine Canada

Rachel Rizzuto

Research Manager

Northern Policy Institute

Robyn Romano

Director of Operations

Distress Centre Calgary

Alanna Schwartz

Position Paper Committee Chair

The Trauma-Informed  Care Collective

Ariel Siller


Children’s Literacy Foundation

Anita Simon

Child and Youth Mental Health Lead

Imagine Citizens Collaborating for Health