Board of Directors

EnviroCentre’s Board of Directors is comprised of a committed group of volunteers, who provide support and strategic leadership to fulfill our mission.

Doug Michaelides, Chair

Doug Michaelides is president of Platform Marketing, an Ottawa-based management consulting firm specializing in go-to-market strategy and performance. He is an entrepreneurial business leader with a track record of leading new ventures, driving growth, and guiding organizations in transition. As passionate about the environment as he is about business, he is a strong advocate for corporate social responsibility.

Sophia Wong, Vice Chair

Sophia Wong is an environmental engineer with over 15 years of experience helping organizations reach their sustainability goals. She is currently advising on the Greening Government Strategy with Tiree Facility Solutions. As a certified energy manager, Sophia previously delivered Save ON Energy programs and has developed sustainability strategies for product manufacturers and industry associations.

Brian Mitchell, Treasurer

Brian is a financial management and international trade professional with over 20 years of senior management, consulting, and volunteer experience in international business and international development environments (for-profit and non-profit). He is passionate about business-led solutions, international development, and climate change challenges. As a chartered accountant, Brian has directly managed a non-profit and served as financial advisor to the boards of several non-profit organizations, including the Sierra Club of Canada.

Robin Goldstein, Secretary

Robin Goldstein is a municipal sustainability specialist who is passionate about facilitating the transition towards low-carbon and resilient communities. She has worked with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on funding and capacity building programs to help communities across Canada implement creative solutions to their environmental challenges and take action on climate change. She has also worked in the municipal and non-profit sectors to promote sustainable waste management, energy efficiency and active transportation at the neighbourhood level.

Chris Pulfer, Director

From Newfoundland to Yukon, and dozens of points between, Chris Pulfer has worked with governments, utilities, and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for energy efficiency, characterize barriers, and implement solutions. Chris has contributed to the successful completion of several major jurisdictional energy conservation and demand management studies, including key roles in recent conservation potential studies in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan, B.C., and Yukon.

Kristi Ross, Director

Kristi is a lawyer who specializes in environmental law and land use planning law. She holds a Bachelor (Honours) in Environment and Resource Management and Biology (U of T) and a Joint Masters in Environmental Studies (with a specialization in Urban Planning) and LL.B from York University and Osgoode Hall. She clerked with the Federal Court of Appeal and worked at boutique, mid-sized and large law firms before founding her own law firm in 2014. Kristi is also part of the Ontario Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section.

Kristi is happiest when she is cycling, walking her kids to school and growing food in her backyard garden.

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