Executive Director – Vacant

We are hiring for this role.

Community Programs Manager – Grace Augustinowicz

Grace graduated from the Sustainable Agriculture and Policy Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and completed her Masters in Soil Science at the University of British Columbia. She worked extensively at the KPU research and teaching farms, doing fieldwork on agroecosystem management and restorative agriculture. She completed her Masters at UBC, focusing on the impact of crop rotation, livestock, and the use of cover crops on soil health. Grace feels passionate about building and supporting a sustainable local food system.

Contact at grace@urbanbounty.ca

Community Programs Lead – Stephanie Mak

Steph is the Community Programs Lead and manages our Pop Up Market and Fruit Recovery Program, while co-managing the Community Gardens. She graduated from UBC with a BA in Political Science and was driven to build equitable food systems. She has spent the last five years in the non-profit and private sectors while honing her organic farming skills on Salt Spring Island, Toronto, Japan, and the Okanagan. She is currently a Community Planning student. 

Contact at stephanie@urbanbounty.ca

Grant Developer – Dena Kae Beno

More info to come. 

Office Coordinator – Geethu Kurian

Geethu Kurian

Geethu was born in Kochi, a small and very beautiful seaside city of Kerala which is the southernmost

state of India. She is a Graduate in Commerce and Tourism and holds a Master’s in International Business from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. She has a passion for numbers, which is why she chose accounting as her career.

She has worked with Ernst & Young in the UK. She was also a TV host for a popular Indian Channel, Kairali and a Weddings and Events Planner. Geethu’s professional background is a mix of accounting, guest relations, and hospitality and thus she has developed a diverse skill set. Her other interests include cooking, driving, and painting. She is now a proud member of Urban Bounty.