Sabrina Bowman, Executive Director
Sabrina graduated from Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo and has spent over a decade working in the not-for-profit sector on environment, politics, and international health in Ottawa, San Francisco, and Toronto. She started with GreenPAC in the fall of 2015 and was named Executive Director in December 2016. Sabrina is a trainer at the Institute for Change Leaders and she co-organized the 2014 and 2017 Canroots organizing conferences in Toronto. Sabrina volunteers at a do-it-yourself bike shop and has sat on several boards. In her spare time, she enjoys swing dancing, getting around by bike, and hiking and swimming at the family cottage near Algonquin Park.
Cheryl Roddick, Manager, Fundraising
Cheryl Roddick is a fundraising professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining GreenPAC, she led fundraising teams at a number of nonprofits, including The Stop Community Food Centre. Cheryl’s background includes political fundraising, communications, and senior positions at fundraising agencies where she created fundraising campaigns for a range of clients. In addition to her fundraising experience, Cheryl worked as a Legislative Assistant for several Ontario cabinet ministers. Cheryl holds a CFRE designation, an M.A. in Public Policy and Administration and a Combined Hon. B.A. in English and Political Science, both from McMaster University. She currently serves on the Board of Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA).
Brittany Stares, Program Coordinator
Brittany joined the team as GreenPAC’s Program Coordinator for the Parliamentary Internship for the Environment in August 2018. Based in Ottawa, she holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science from the University of Alberta and a Master’s of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership from Carleton University, both of which focused on environmental policy and advocacy in Canada. She has worked as a magazine editor, a researcher and freelance writer for a range of organizations in the nonprofit sector. She misses the mountains of her home province but loves the fall colours of Ontario.
Natalie Ethier, Administrative Coordinator
Natalie is a sustainability-focused administrator with 10 years of experience in the environmental sector and a passion for education, conservation, and clean energy. She works exclusively with organizations and businesses that are socially and sustainably-minded, working behind the scenes to help them stay organized and on-track. Natalie has a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University, and is currently working toward a Diploma in Equine Studies (online) through the University of Guelph.
Kat Heaney, Communications Manager
Kat is a strong communicator and campaign manager with nine years of experience in politics, government, and community organizing. She has helped political leaders communicate about their work on issues such as banning conversion therapy for members of the LGBTQ2S+ community and protecting the financial assets of adults with developmental disabilities. Kat attended the University of New Brunswick, where she studied Women’s Studies and Sociology and holds a Certificate in Public Relations from Simon Fraser University. Born and raised on a farm in Prince Edward Island, Kat has worked across Canada from New Brunswick to Ontario to Alberta. When Kat isn’t telling GreenPAC’s story, she’s writing, volunteering, or watching the Toronto Raptors.