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

Brent Mitchell
Senior Vice President





Staff & Consultants

Lisa Andrews
QLF Global program

Sami Backleh
International Conservation

Kathleen Blanchard, Ph.D.
Director, Biodiversity Conservation 

Delia Clark

Greig Cranna
Journalist, Photographer

Olivia Del Giorgio
Conservation Internships

Liza Elliott
Manager, Communications & Institutional Advancement

Stephen Engle
Global Leadership Network and Website

Serena Etheridge
Culture & Heritage, Eastern Canada

Kate Gilmartin
Institutional Advancement

Thierry Grandmont
Biodiversity Conservation

Amy-Beth Healey
Senior Accountant




Adrienne Kotler
QLF Global Program

Linda Mitton
Assistant to the President Emeritus

Quinn Parker
Program Coordinator, International Conservation Exchanges

Kevin Porter
Photographic & Video Services

Alexa Schubak
Program Coordinator, Maritimes

Bill Steelman
Strategic Program Planning

Cricket Wilbur
International Conservation Exchange Programs

Tabea Vischer
Office Manager, QLF Canada
Manager, Conservation Internships & Maritimes Program

Kiran Yendamuri
Website and Social Media Consultant