In January 2017, Elizabeth (Beth) Alling became QLF’s third President and CEO in the organization’s 58-year history. She has assumed the “left seat” as QLF’s new Pilot in Command. The article, Taking the Left Seat, chronicles Beth’s transition in Senior Management.

QLF: The People

Elizabeth Alling
President & CEO

Lawrence B. Morris
President Emeritus

Brent Mitchell
Senior Vice President





Staff U.S. & CANADA

Liza Elliott
Manager, Communications & Development

Cassia Foley
Global Leadership Network

Amy-Beth Healey
Senior Accountant

Linda Mitton
Assistant to the President Emeritus

Alexa Schubak
Program Coordinator, QLF – Canada Manager, Conservation Internships Manager, Biodiversity Conservation Maritimes


Sami Backleh
Middle East Exchange Program

Kathleen Blanchard, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant, Biodiversity Conservation

Greig Cranna
Journalist, Photographer

Alexandra Morris
QLF Webinar Series

Stephen Engle
Global Leadership Network

Kate Gilmartin
Institutional Advancement

Thierry Grandmont
Biodiversity Conservation















Alix Morris
Webinar Series

Casey Morris Riley
Design, Webinar Series

Kevin Porter
Graphic Design
Photography, Video Services

William Steelman
Strategic Planning, Webinar

Tabea Vischer

Cricket Wilbur
Director, International
Exchange Programs