Staff and Board of Directors

Conservation Ontario Staff List

To contact a Conservation Ontario staff, please email or dial 905-895-0716 and the extension.
Please email by using the first initial and last name. For example:

Kim Gavine
General Manager (Ext. 231)

Lauren McPherson
Finance & Human Resources Coordinator (Ext. 221)

Jo-Anne Rzadki
Business Development and Partnerships Coordinator (Ext. 224)

Bonnie Fox
Manager, Policy and Planning (Ext. 223)

Leslie Rich
Policy and Planning Liaison (Ext. 226)

Nicholas Fischer
Policy and Planning Officer (Ext. 229)

Jane Lewington
Marketing and Communications Specialist (Ext. 222)

Nekeisha Mohammed
Communications Officer (Ext. 233)

Rick Wilson
Information Management Coordinator (Ext. 230)

Patricia Moleirinho
Open Data Technologist (Ext. 236)

Deborah Balika
Source Water Protection Lead (Ext. 225)

Kristin Bristow
Source Water Protection Administrative Assistant (Ext. 232)

Conservation Ontario Board of Directors

Conservation Ontario is governed by an elected six-member Board of Directors.

Andy Mitchell, Chair
Otonabee Conservation

Lin Gibson, Vice Chair
Conservation Sudbury

Alan Revill, Vice Chair
Cataraqui Conservation

Linda Laliberte, Director
Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority

Samantha Lawson, Director
Grand River Conservation Authority

Deborah Martin-Downs, Director
Credit Valley Conservation

Conservation Ontario Council

Conservation Ontario is directed by a Council comprised of appointed and/or elected municipal officials from the 36 Conservation Authorities Boards of Directors and Conservation Authorities staff.