Our Team is comprised of a passionate, experienced group of volunteers, dedicating spare time and effort to the plastic-free movement.


Briana Loughlin, BCom
Director of Inspiration & Change (Marketing)
E: plasticfreeb@gmail.com  I: @plasticfreeb
Briana is an enthusiastic environmentalist hoping to spark a change for healthier planet. Through positive, encouraging words and imagery, she hopes to promote plastic-free living within every individual.

Photo by Venzie Pascual, Cultured Photo

IMGP0065Isabelle Couture, BA, MPA
Director of Engagement & Collaboration (Operations)
E: isabelle@plasticfreeyyc.com I: @wastefreeyyc
Isabelle brings a delightful charm to our team and a wealth of knowledge in the world of Zero-Waste. Her passion to reduce waste is unparalleled and infectious. She is dedicated to developing, supporting, and enhancing our partnerships in our community.

Photo by Venzie Pascual, Cultured Photo

17553896_10158508616990158_1155212221512591708_nAmy Woermke, MBA, BASc, BBA
Director of Innovation & Creativity, Treasurer
E: info@plasticfreeyyc.com I: @amyireney
Amy is passionate about sustainable, healthy living and offers in depth expertise in entrepreneurial thinking, strategy and business. A former nutritionist turned business guru, Amy is passionate about volunteering for the greater good and public education toward sustainability. 

FullSizeRCaroline Daigle, BA, MA Candidate
Events Manager
E: info@plasticfreeyyc.com I: @conciouscaroline
Caroline is passionate about promoting a supportive and dedicated community of like-minded individuals to implement positive change. She is our dedicated events and logistics person! 


Nisha Midha, BScH, MSc
Fundraising Manager, Water Research Expert
E: info@plasticfreeyyc.com
Nisha is an energetic and passionate addition to the team, working to unravel the impacts our own plastic lifestyle has on surrounding water ecosystems (freshwater but also oceans). She is always eager to connect to discuss water pollution and learn from others about their pathway towards plastic-free living!

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Social Media Coordinator
E: lediluc@gmail.com
Lea is a journalism student, a passionate story-teller and a creative designer, photographer, and imagery artist. She joins our team to help engage others to reduce waste and help everyone have a role in the Plastic-free movement. She believes everyone can do something, no matter how small, it will all lead to a bigger change. 

April Pyne
Business Development Manager (Corporate)
E: rockymountain.rising@gmail.com
April is a strategic thinker, committed to developing PFYYC in an innovative and tactical way. She is eager to grow our sustainability initiatives focusing on the business segment; alongside working with local businesses to find ways to reduce their own waste.

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Campaign Manager, Ban the Bag YYC
E: contact@banthebagyyc.com I: @banthebagyyc
Sarah’s avocation is waste minimization. She, along fellow campaign manager, Mona & the Plastic Free YYC team, strives to influence Calgarian’s to create policy change on single use disposable plastic bags. She is eager to connect with like-minded individuals who also share ambitions for sustainable living.

MSE Headshot 03 (1)Mona Enachescu, MSc Candidate, BScH, BSc, P.Geo
Campaign Manager, Ban the Bag YYC
E: contact@banthebagyyc.com | @banthebagyyc
Mona is an environmental justice enthusiast who believes in the collective commitment of individuals to living more sustainably. As an energy professional pursuing her MSc in sustainable energy development, she hopes to influence others to live more kindly, lightly and ethically with the environment.

Katja Lemermeyer
Youth Ambassador Program Manager
E:  kjlemermeyer@gmail.com 
Katja is currently studying economics and environmental studies at McGill. She is passionate about engaging youth in issues related to sustainability, loves connecting with like-minded people. She provides her expertise in youth programs and design. 

Michelle Cong, LEED Green Associate
LCA Researcher, Sustainability Consultant
E: chenxi0636@gmail.com
Michelle joins our team remotely from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sharing her passion and expertise in carbon accounting and environmental life cycle assessment. Her research helps our cause with relevant, accurate data on plastics in our world. 

Janelle Loughlin, CPHR, BBM
Human Resources Specialist (Talent Recruitment)
E: janelleloughlin@hotmail.com 
Janelle joins our team as our HR leader, assisting with team development and talent recruitment. Plastic-Free YYC is always looking for passionate, talented contributors to join our team. Janelle is here to help find them. For current roles, click here

Trecia C. Kilback
Campaign Manager – Construction Waste Recycling Campaign


Our growing team is here for you! We want to encourage you to be your best at reducing plastic waste and overall impact on our planet. If you have any questions, comments, ideas to share, please Contact Us .

Please note: we are fully volunteer-based, so bare with us as we find the time to respond.