Ken Friesen is the Executive Director for the CBCRA and its Recycle Everywhere program. He has been directly involved in waste reduction and recycling since 1990. Ken has led the initiation, design and implementation of multi- stakeholder stewardship programs, as well as providing strategic governance and project management services. Ken’s background in waste reduction, recycling and stewardship programs enables him to apply a variety of perspectives to work with diverse stakeholders and lead them to a common goal.
Christa Rust is the Program Manager for the Recycle Everywhere program. She has over a decade of experience in management, stakeholder engagement and sustainability. Christa graduated with a Masters of Natural Resources Management from the University of Manitoba with an undergraduate in Recreation Studies. She has worked in the public and private field in both consulting and operational capacities.
Senior Outreach Coordinator
Melissa Dorota is the Senior Outreach Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. She has completed both a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a B.A. in Political Science at the University of Winnipeg. With 15 years of professional experience, Melissa has a vast understanding of the environmental sector and has consulted at both the private and public level. Melissa brings project leadership and business development to the team.
Arielle Gurevich is the Communications Manager for Recycle Everywhere. She has over a decade of experience in conceptualizing, creating and implementing a range of marketing and communications plans that include traditional and non-traditional mediums, including social media and online marketing. Arielle is a graduate from the University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce degree; double majoring in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
Riley Martin is the Communications Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. He brings years of media experience to the team, which he uses to create exciting and innovative content for many different mediums including social media, web, print and more. Riley is a graduate from Red River College’s Creative Communications program with a focus in media production.
Senior Logistics & Schools Coordinator
Jaclyn Diduck is the Senior Logistics and Schools Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. With interests in learning and environmental education, Jaclyn’s background allows her to bring a focus on sustainability issues and natural resources management to the team. Jaclyn graduated with a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Winnipeg and a Master of Natural Resources Management from the University of Manitoba. Jaclyn is a member of the operations team where she coordinates the Recycle Everywhere 101 schools program as well as manages events and the Street Team.
Administrative & Partner Follow-Up Coordinator
Adam Wilton is the Administrative Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. Adam supports the team with years of background in operational management, client relations and customer service. Adam is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg with a Major in Theatre and Film and minor in Conflict Resolution.
Field Operations Representative
Justine is a Field Operations Representative for Recycle Everywhere Program. She specializes in stakeholder engagement, research project implementation and program development. Justine plays a role in the environmental community by sitting as an active member of the Manitoba Eco-Network Board of Directors, is the co-chair of the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association Executive Student Chapter and has extensive experience organizing and promoting networking and environmental events. Justine graduated from the University of Manitoba with an honour’s degree in Environmental Sciences focusing on Corporate Sustainable Development.
Savini Jayasinghe is the Outreach Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. She graduated with a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of Manitoba. Savini’s passion for sustainable development combined with her consulting background makes her a strong asset to the Recycle Everywhere team where she coordinates waste audits, outreach and data gathering.
Street Team Lead
Georgia Exell is the Street Team Lead for Recycle Everywhere. Georgia graduated with a BA in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from the University of Victoria and a Master of Arts in Geography from the University of Guelph. Georgia has a background working in environmental consulting and education and brings her passion for sustainability to the role.
Judy Slaney is the Northern Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. She brings a valuable and varied skill set to the organization as well as a unique local knowledge, having lived in Manitoba’s north her entire life. Judy utilizes her connections and experience to coordinate Recycle Everywhere projects and activities in northern Manitoba.
Follow-up & Events Coordinator
Nick Witoski is the Follow-up & Events Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. With a passion for environmental education and consulting combined with Nick’s experience working in the healthcare philanthropy industry, he brings a unique knowledge of sustainability and stakeholder alignment to the team. Nick graduated with a BA in Sustainability & Sociology and a Certificate of Sustainability Leadership from Dalhousie University. Nick’s current role includes consulting with partners to improve their recycling programs, as well as managing events and the Street Team.
Mike Hall is the Logistics Coordinator for Recycle Everywhere. Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Sustainable Development from the University of Manitoba. Mike brings to the team his background in logistics and project management, and a strong passion for corporate social responsibility and sustainability.