The Team Behind MOOS

MOOS Team photo, taken on McTavish facing uphill

The McGill Office of Sustainability is brought to you by a dedicated team of staff and interns who facilitate a diverse range of sustainability initiatives in the McGill community. If you are interested in finding out more about MOOS or any of our team, please feel free to contact us individually using the links below, or send an email to our office.


Monica AllabyCommunications Intern

Monica uses her creativity and communication skills to make sure that people know about the vibrant sustainability community on campus. 


amelia.brinkerhoff [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Amelia Brinkerhoff)Vision 2020 Coordinator

Amelia works on the next phase of Vision 2020 - McGill’s Sustainability Strategy, which focuses on mobilizing community members to embed Vision 2020 into business–as–usual at McGill.


Thumbnail photo of Communications Intern Brayden CulliganBrayden CulliganMultimedia Intern

Brayden uses his creative multimedia skills in conjunction with his sustainability knowledge to raise awareness of the sustainable community at McGill.


toby.davine [at] mcgill.ca (Toby Davine), Communications Officer

Toby crafts snappy blurbs and long documents to help make sure all the great sustainability work around campus gets the attention it deserves.


website.sustainability [at] mcgill.ca (Tim Ellis)Web Communications Intern

Tim takes care of all the online stuff going on at MOOS. He works to promote any sustainability efforts coming out of the office, and provide necessary support to any projects in the McGill community.


krista.houser [at] mcgill.ca (Krista Houser), Sustainability Officer - SPF Steward

Krista coordinates projects in Vision 2020's area of Connectivity and administers the Sustainability Projects Fund, which includes managing its finances, human resources, and logistics. She also helps SPF applicants develop their project ideas and guides project teams in the successful execution of their initiatives.


francois.miller [at] mcgill.ca (MOOS Director Francois Miller headshot taken on McTavishFrancois Miller), Sustainability Director

Francois leads the team behind the McGill Office of Sustainability. He partners with internal and external units to promote and implement sustainability throughout campus and oversees the unfolding of Vision 2020.


kathleen.ng [at] mcgill.ca (Kathleen Ng), Senior Sustainability Officer

Among a multitude of other duties, Kathleen handles the Vision 2020 activities related to Operations, and liases with external partners (professional associations and government agencies). She is also the guru in charge of sustainability assessment, monitoring and indicators.


Photo of Claire Paoli smiling in front of plants

spf.sustainability [at] mcgill.ca (Claire Paoli,) SPF Administrative Intern

Claire provides administrative support to the SPF team to ensure that project applications run as smoothly as possible.


Climate Officer Aileen Rivers Headshotaileen.rivers [at] mcgill.ca (Ali Rivers)Climate Officer

Ali applies her experience in climate change accounting & emissions management to identify and implement GHG reduction initiatives at McGill, with an aim to achieving carbon neutrality. She collaborates with the university community to enhance climate literacy and identify areas of potential risk and resilience.


amanda.starnino2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Amanda Starnino), Waste Reduction Intern

Amanda Starnino works with the Waste Reduction and Diversion Task Force by benchmarking performance with peer universities to search for best practices, along with proposing realistic targets and actions to improve McGill University’s current Waste Management Plan. Eventually, she will spearhead the writing of a holistic Waste Reduction and Diversion Plan for McGill. 


shona.watt [at] mcgill.ca (Shona Watt Headshot, taken on McTavishShona Watt), Sustainability Officer - SPF Administrator

Shona gets staff and students involved by developing sustainability ambassadors on campus.