Management Team

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    Shaheen Nanji

    Treasurer Shaheen is Acting Executive Director, SFU International at SFU and has extensive experience in international development work in the areas of education, diaspora, public health and environment policy, as well as in community and public engagement.  She has managed development projects in several countries in Africa and Asia. She holds an MA in International […]

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    Linda Ryder

    Home Regional Coordinators Linda Ryder Regional Coordinator | South Van Isle Chapter Linda Ryder has been an active volunteer in Victoria for several years. Community involvement was sparked as Linda worked through the nine month Leadership Victoria Program and learned the value of Community Leaders. Through networking events Linda learned of and joined the For The Love Of Africa Society […]

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    Krista Dinsmore

    Home Staff Krista Dinsmore Inter-Council Network (ICN) National Coordinator Krista has a Masters degree in Global Governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs with a research focus on environmental governance and water policy in developing countries. Prior to her work with the ICN, she conducted fieldwork in India and laid the foundations for an […]

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    Lynn Thornton

    Home Board of Directors Lynn Thornton Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA) Lynn Thornton has been the Executive Director of VIDEA for the past 11 years. Before moving to Canada and taking up this role, Lynn worked as the Head of the Campaigns Group Unit at Greenpeace UK, and as a Regional Officer at ActionAid […]