Our Team

Zach Anderson

As Finance and Business Support Manager, Zach supports key business functions of the organization including Finance, Human Resources, Westminster Ponds Centre Facilities, and supporting the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

Rose Cahill

As ReForest London’s Volunteer and Tree Gift Coordinator, Rose works directly with volunteers to coordinate signups, training and more.

Amber Cantell

As Director of Development, Amber leads ReForest London’s fundraising efforts. She supervises development as well as the marketing & outreach team. Additionally, she helps to develop strategic direction and initiatives for the organization.

Sheila Creighton

In her current role since 2012, Sheila has brought 20+ years’ of experience in marketing, communications and partnership development to ReForest London.

Brianne Curry

As the Director of Programs, Brianne leads ReForest London’s tree-planting programs and will oversee coordination of the new Westminster Ponds Centre.

Armando Gonzales

As the Ecological Restoration Assistant, Armando plays an active role in several of ReForest London’s programs and projects, including Neighbourhood ReLeaf, Park Naturalizations, Celebration Forest and invasive species removal.

Dan Marina

In his role as the Planting Programs Manager, Dan oversees the tree planting programs in parks, schoolyards and other areas throughout the City of London.

Emma Meriano

Emma is happy to be working as the Social Enterprise Development Assistant with the Westminster Ponds Centre.

Walker Pityn

As the Web Content Developer, he coordinates social media posting, develops content for both the ReForest London and Million Tree Challenge websites, and edits RFL’s monthly newsletter.

Ellise Proctor

Ellise’s main responsibilities as the Residential Planting Programs Assistant are to help the team deliver curbside tree giveaway events and aid in tree planting and aftercare events.

Rachel Rensby

Rachel (she/her) is the Neighbourhood ReLeaf Coordinator at ReForest London. The Neighbourhood ReLeaf program helps to get trees planted on private property across London through biannual Tree Depots.

Shaquille Sealy

As the Signal Boost Coordinator, Shaquille works with London’s environmental organizations to provide environmental learning and skill development opportunities for Londoners.

Dean Sheppard

Dean Sheppard is an environmental consultant owning and operating his own consulting firm since 1996. He has been the Executive Director of ReForest London since 2012.

Erik Vasseur

As Aftercare coordinator, Erik looks at areas previously planted by ReForest London and sees to their wellbeing, mostly through coordinating volunteer events.