Our Team

May 16, 2024
Wes Clark

As a strong supporter of food security and especially working with the land, Wes is thrilled to bejoining the COG team this year. Wes grew up on a mixed farm in the Grasswood areasouth of Saskatoon and now lives in Prince Albert with his partner and three children. Wesspent several years running the Prince Albert […]

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May 16, 2024
Dru Kohlman

Dru holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a Certificate in Sustainability Studies, and they are currently pursuing a diploma in Restoration of Natural Systems, which fuels their passion for regenerative organic agriculture and ecological knowledge sharing. Dru has worn many hats, from green initiatives coordinator to gardener and ranch hand, gaining hands-on experience […]

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May 16, 2024
Julia Kulczynska

Julia Kulczynska has been eager to enter the regenerative agriculture industry ever since she graduated from the University of Guelph in 2022. Her passion for organic farms providing nutrient-rich food to local communities has called her to learn more about healing the land from damaging practices and promoting sustainable growth in the face of climate […]

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August 3, 2023
Sarah Mackenzie
August 3, 2023
Dorthea Gregoire

Dorthea Gregoire has a passion for working on the agricultural landscape and a strong interest in Regenerative Agriculture. She’s spent the last decade helping farmers access funding and resources to implement Best Management Practices on their farms. Growing up in southeastern Manitoba, first in the fertile, though flood-prone, Red River Valley and then in the […]

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August 3, 2023
Nathalie Drummond

Nathalie joined COG, as the GUO program manager in February 2022. She has a keen interest in hands-on learning and food sovereignty. Nathalie started her career working with animals but soon came to realize that her true passion is the environment and our responsibility towards it. With a background in environmental studies and biology, she […]

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August 3, 2023
Laura Karahka

Laura is an experienced writer, communicator and strategic thinker. She has worked with a variety of diverse non-profits, including museums, health charities and long-term care organizations. Most recently she has contributed her communications skills to the Ecology Action Centre. With a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, she has enjoyed building a […]

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August 3, 2023
Ammaarah Hafeez

Ammaarah Hafeez brings her ambitious and creative skills to all things marketing. She’s passionate about business strategy and creating solutions. She gained her knowledge through two advanced diplomas from Algonquin College and a degree from Ryerson University. Ammaarah feels connected to COG’s mission to advocate for organic and regenerative farm practices. She hopes to spread […]

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August 3, 2023
Beth Moore
August 3, 2023
Karen Murchison

Karen comes to Canadian Organic Growers following seven years with the PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative where she served with four highly competent board Chairs and was supported by various board members, government staff and many many industry partners. During her tenure, organic production expanded to more than 12,000 acres, sector leaders were instrumental in […]

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August 3, 2023
Jenna Spencer

Jenna has been working as a senior management professional with charities and not-for-profits for the past decade providing particular expertise in communications, community outreach and strategic operations. Jenna has sat on the Board of Directors for several arts and culture not-for-profits who focus on youth outreach. Jenna holds an Honours B.A. in Indigenous Studies with […]

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August 3, 2023
Katie Fettes

Katie Fettes is passionate about restoring landscapes and ecosystems and building food-secure, resilient communities through soil regeneration. Previously, she was the Programs Manager at Land Core, a nonprofit organization advancing soil health in the United States through federal policy, soil health risk modelling research, and education. Katie also co-founded the Rainmaker Enterprise, a refugee-led organization […]

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