Staff & Board


Board of Directors

  • Robin Buyers
  • Prateeksha Singh
  • Susan Blagg
  • Todd Irvine
  • Jeremy Runnalls
  • Helene St. Jacques
  • Alissa Vieth

NOTE: A few board members will have served their maximum terms as of June 2016. Please see posting ( for new board members.

Staff Bios

Sunday Harrison

Executive Director
Sunday Harrison, aside from her role as founder and Executive Director of GTGK, is also an experienced landscape gardener, working on private properties before starting Green Thumbs Growing Kids. She has a Landscape Architecture certificate from Ryerson University and contributes to knowledge-building in urban gardening, including green roofs, food gardening, landscaping with native plants, organic pest control, composting and rainwater catchment. She recently graduated from York University with a Masters in Environmental Studies and concurrent Graduate Diploma in Environmental and Sustainability Education. Educating for climate change and learning to live in harmony with the earth's capacity is her passion.

Chimu Titi

Youth Program Leader
Chimu Titi has a Permaculture Design certificate with a focus on urban permaculture design. She's an avid gardener whose passion lies in accessible, scalable solutions to challenging cityscapes. She is always researching and implementing sustainable organic techniques specifically for urban areas; from rooftops and yards to community spaces. She believes that every home is a garden waiting to blossom.

Angela Bepple

Administrative Coordinator
Angela is an avid home gardener and aspiring urban homesteader, who is fascinated by permaculture, community education, and food security. She has a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURPl) from Ryerson University, and has been an administrator for over a decade.