In January 2017, Elizabeth (Beth) Alling became QLF’s third President and CEO in the organization’s 56-year history. She has assumed the “left seat” as QLF’s new Pilot in Command. The article, Taking the Left Seat, chronicles this transition in Senior Management.

QLF: The People

Elizabeth Alling
President & CEO

Lawrence B. Morris
President Emeritus

The Ven. Robert A. Bryan
Founding Chairman

Lauren Marano
Director of Finance

Brent Mitchell
Senior Vice President





Staff & Consultants

Lisa Andrews
Global Leadership Network

Sami Backleh
Middle East Exchange Program

Kathleen Blanchard, Ph.D.
Biodiversity Conservation 

Delia Clark

Marisa Colabuono
Advancement Services

Greig Cranna
Journalist, Photographer

Susan Dawe
Senior Accountant

Mégane Déziel
Biodiversity Conservation, Maritimes
Conservation Internship
Manager, QLF Canada Office

Stephen Engle
Global Leadership Network

Serena Etheridge
Culture and Heritage, Eastern Canada

Kate Gilmartin
Executive Assistant



Julie Ann Grant
Institutional Advancement

Kenneth T. Hoffman
Development Counsel

Adrienne Kotler
QLF Congress Programs

Katharine Litka
QLF Congress Programs

Theodore Lyman
QLF Global Communications

Erika Petersson

Kevin Porter
Photographic Services

Leslie Van Gelder
Consultant to the Board 

Grace Weatherall
QLF Congress Programs

Cricket Wilbur
Regional and International Programs