Staff

Allyson Brady | B.A.

Executive Director

AllysonAllyson Brady has worked with the Saskatchewan Environmental Society to protect and preserve the provinces precious natural world since 1991. For 14 years, she served as an SES information coordinator, sharing with schools, businesses, institutions, and municipalities her extensive working knowledge of environmental issues, with a specific focus on grassland and forest ecosystems. In 2005, Allyson was promoted to the role of executive director, with expanded responsibilities including policy and procedural development, fundraising, financial oversight, networking and organization development, and administrative supervision. In addition to several appointments to government and industry advisory bodies on forest issues, Allyson served for 11 years on the Canadian Environmental Network Forest Caucus steering committee, several years as its chair. Allyson is an alumna of the University of Saskatchewan and has also been a contributing author and researcher to books about the environment and forests.

Megan Van Buskirk | B.A., B.Sc.

Office Manager & Volunteer Coordinator

MeganMegan contributes to the overall organizational management of SES. She also assists with SES’s education programs. Megan has two degrees in environmental studies from the University of Saskatchewan: a B.Sc. in Physical Geography, and a B.A. in Northern Studies. She is currently Deputy Provincial Commissioner for Saskatchewan Girl Guides. Megan has attended the United Nations Climate Negotiations four times, where she worked with youth from around the world to help alleviate climate injustices. Megan is very keen on the environment, but she also has a passion for photography.

Lynette Suchar | B.A., E-RYT

Communications Coordinator

LynetteLynette has a B.A. in professional communications and an honour’s diploma in print and photojournalism. She is also a  yoga teacher, and teaches throughout Canada and Mexico. She is also a freelance writer, focusing on health and wellness. Her interest in sustainability and minimalism weaves into her yoga teaching and everyday lifestyle choices. Lynette has an interest in Spanish, cooking, and art. You will probably see her hanging out at the farmers’ market on the weekends.

Sherry Rawlyk | Business Marketing Dipl.

Bookkeeper

staff photo sherry 316x212Sherry oversees the day-to-day bookkeeping and financial reporting for SES. She has been an avid volunteer on many boards, and is currently the President of the Boyan Ukrainian Dance Club. She has owned her own bookkeeping business, Sum It Up Bookkeeping, since 2006. Her passion is her children, adventure, and creating great memories. It’s through her children’s excursions with their outdoor education programs that Sherry has found a passion for being involved with an organization that is making positive change for our environment, and SES has been the perfect fit.

Hayley Carlson | B.Sc., M.P.P.

Policy Coordinator & Climate Friendly Zone Coordinator

staff photo hayley 316x212Hayley coordinates policy responses to emerging and ongoing environmental issues, as well as the outreach and public engagement activities of the SES Climate Committee. She has a B.Sc. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences from the University of Alberta and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Saskatchewan, researching how policy narratives influence water use decisions in Saskatchewan. In her free time she volunteers with Climate Justice Saskatoon, the Council of Canadians, and a number of other community events. She loves native prairie, singing, fishing, and Saskatchewan.

Angie Bugg | P.Eng, BE

Energy Conservation Coordinator

AngieAngie Bugg manages energy conservation projects for the Saskatchewan Environmental Society. She works with non-profit organizations and other building owners to identify energy conservation potential in their facilities. She also works with building operators to run their buildings more efficiently, and helps people in all types of office, school, and health care facilities to reduce their energy consumption at work. Angie has been working with SES since 2003 to help people live sustainable lives and build a sustainable future.

Pam Belcher | M.A. SpEd

Education Coordinator

PamPam’s work involves all aspects of the SES school programs, including developing workshops, lessons, and resources connected to the Saskatchewan curriculum. For over 10 years, Pam has worked with the DCS program, supporting teachers to provide good environmental education, and helping students take action to conserve energy and water, and reduce waste. More recently her responsibilities have included designing and developing the energy efficient homes education program, Smarter Science Better Buildings, and coordinating the Boreal Water Monitoring Program in northern Saskatchewan schools. These projects have allowed her to travel all over the province, and work with teachers who are passionate about the health of our environment, and the role education can play in creating students who not only understand the issues, but also want to be a part of making a difference.

Leah Luciuk | B.A. & Sc.

Energy Education Programmer

staff photo leah 316x212Leah has a degree in Environment & Society and a Certificate in Sustainability from the University of Saskatchewan. Her role at SES is to help students of all ages understand the importance of energy conservation, both at school and at home. She facilitates hands-on workshops that explain the behaviours and technology that encourage energy and water conservation, as well as waste reduction. Leah also organizes and promotes 25 Acts of Energy Conservation, a contest that inspires youth to take meaningful action in their communities. Leah enjoys Saskatoon’s outdoor rinks, playing piano, and a good cup of tea.

Deb Hockley | BSPE, B.Ed

Student Action for a Sustainable Future Coordinator

staff photo deb 316x212Deb coordinates the Student Action for a Sustainable Future Program. Deb’s passion is people and making connections. She likes people, she loves life, and is interested in everything that promotes a strong and healthy environment. The SASF program provides and opportunity to work with communities around the province. Deb has been actively involved in building community in Saskatoon as a volunteer with her community association for over 15 years, as a coach, coordinator, and president. She says community and environmental awareness go hand in hand, and Deb looks forward to bringing ideas and people together. Healthy communities, schools, and minds will foster a sustainable future.

Amanda Lindgren | B.A. (in progress)

Saskatchewan Living Green Expo Coordinator

staff photo amanda 316x212Amanda is the event coordinator for the Saskatchewan Living Green Expo, an annual festival and tradeshow that showcases sustainable products and services in Saskatchewan. She works with local businesses, volunteers, and sponsors to organize and promote this event highlighting green living solutions in the province. Amanda is also pursuing an honours degree in Public Administration from the University of Saskatchewan, with a Certificate in Sustainability. She has been involved with SES as a volunteer since 2013 and believes strongly in creating a sustainable future for the province. Outside of SES, Amanda enjoys yoga and relaxing with her dog, Bartok.