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Meet the Team

Our dedicated team is always happy to help!

Derek Edwards

Derek Edwards
Interim Executive Director, The Living City Foundation
Director, Parks and Culture, Toronto and Region Conservation
(416) 661-6600 Ext. 5672 |

Jim Allen Jim Allen, ACFRE
Philanthropy Officer

Jim brings more than 40 years of fundraising experience to The Living City Foundation. Jim is responsible for meeting with individuals to discuss how they can include The Living City Foundation as part of their Estate Plan while creating their Legacy for the benefit of future generations.
416-661-6600 x 5447 |


Anna Di Carlo

Anna Di Carlo
Coordinator, Events

An Event Planner by trade with a background in Advertising and Graphic Design, Anna has planned and executed corporate events and fundraising initiatives for a variety of social and philanthropic clientele over the years. Having worked with some of the world's top brands from all over the globe has elevated her expertise in project management, operations and logistics.
416-661-6600 x 5275 |

Debbie Pokornik

Debbie Pokornik
Coordinator, Donor Stewardship

Debbie is passionate about the environment and brings adminstrative, database and customer service experience in her role to provide an integral variety of support to the team and valued donors.
416-661-6600 x 5346 |