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. Isabelle 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
E: info@plasticfreeyyc.com
I: @amyireney

Amy is passionate about sustainable and 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
Logistics & Volunteer Coordinator
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 people person! 

Screenshot_20180322-070851Katelyn Puls, BASc
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
E: info@plasticfreeyyc.com

Katelyn is keen and delighted to join the movement to reduce plastic waste for a happier planet and ocean (even in a landlocked province). After completing a no plastic challenge, she is excited to spread the cheer and help others in an effort to reduce waste. 


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!

20170716-20170716-20170716-DSCF2002Katja Lemermeyer
Youth Ambassador Program Manager
E:  kjlemermeyer@gmail.com 

Katja is a recent United World College graduate and will soon be studying economics and environmental studies at McGill. She is passionate about engaging youth in issues related to sustainability, loves connecting with like-minded Calgarians and helping to give momentum to environmental causes in Calgary.

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

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.