Our Staff Team
Lianne has worked as a practitioner, Executive Director and CEO in the nonprofit sectors in the UK, Ireland and Canada for over 25 years. In that time, she worked and led in various areas of need including homelessness, women’s housing, mental health, youth engagement, employment and volunteering. Lianne is passionate about great leadership and supporting non-profits to have maximum impact in their communities. Currently undertaking her Master’s in Education, Lianne is an experienced facilitator with a commitment to creating high quality learning experiences. Lianne also ran her own business as a Story Coach and consultant for nonprofits and leaders before joining PLC in 2016. She shamelessly utilizes stories to influence staff, engage learners and entice funders!
Contact Lianne at email@example.com
Tina de los Santos
Tina brings a diverse mix of nonprofit and business leadership to her role at PLC. From the Director of Operations at a multi million-dollar company in India, to a youth outreach worker at a small non-profit in Mexico City to managing a youth led café in Alliston, Tina has straddled the nonprofit and business sectors throughout her career. In all roles, she has been passionate about creating engaging learning experiences that support and inspire people’s professional and personal growth. Tina is PLC’s knowledge sharer extraordinaire and loves finding and sharing great leadership/capacity building content. She also looks after PLC’s e-learning and social media and looks forward to digitally connecting with leaders and aspiring leaders from Peel and beyond!
Contact Tina at firstname.lastname@example.org
Capacity Building Coach
Daven is a senior leader with over 15 years of progressive experience within the charitable sector, with specific expertise in non-profit management, organizational development, fund development and community development. His roles have included Director of Operations of an organization in Vancouver, Director of Development for several institutions across Canada and almost a decade of experience as an Executive Director in health and human services. As a prolific fundraiser, Daven Seebarran has raised more than $34 million for institutions across Canada. Daven is also the principal at Daven Seebarran Consulting & Coaching. In his role of Capacity Building Coach at PLC, Daven brings his cumulative experience to develop meaningful relationships with organizations in Peel to assess, provide and/or convene support to strengthen their leadership abilities and build capacity.
Contact Daven at email@example.com
Communications and Evaluation Manager
Liz has worked for over 10 years in the nonprofit sector as a program manager and senior leader. Most recently, she helped to develop a provincial volunteering website and coached nonprofits on their use of story as a tool for engagement. Previous to this, she managed a thriving community information program in Guelph Ontario, where, in addition to her leadership role, participated in the development and implementation of provincial data standards and was an active member of numerous community planning initiatives. Liz has a Certificate in Leadership and Management in the Not for Profit Sector and was a ONN Connect the Sector Fellow. She brings her passion for nonprofits to PLC as the first point of contact with clients and members. She also supports PLC in finding, tracking and sharing our impact.