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​​Active People Community Host
Doug Gore

Doug Gore is OTF’s Active People Strategy Lead and host of the Active People Community Hub.

Doug is a passionate advocate for physical activity’s potential to positively transform communities and the people in them. Although he’s the first to admit that he spends too much time on the couch, he has spent almost 30 years tirelessly promoting sport, recreation, and physical activity, and hopes to do it for 30 more.

Photo of Inspired People Community Host Liz Forsberg

​​​Inspired People Community Host
Liz Fo​rsberg

Liz Forsberg is OTF’s Inspired People Strategy Lead and host of the Inspired People Community Hub.

Liz is passionate about the role that arts and culture play in creating vibrant and engaged communities. She has spent over 15 years working at the intersection of where the arts meet social change. As an artist and culture worker she loves collaboration and is excited about the role this online community can play in sharing knowledge and building capacity across the arts, culture, and heritage sector in Ontario.


​​Connected People Community Host
Ikem Opara

Ikem Opara is OTF’s Connected People Strategy Lead and host of the Connected People Community Hub.

Ikem is fortunate that his work intersects seamlessly with his passion to build communities and social structures that work for all. He gets really excited about telling stories, hearing stories, and collecting stories of how people see themselves and others around them, and exploring how those conversations can help to engage people in building better bridges within and across communities.

​​​Green People Community Host
Thea Silver

Thea Silver is OTF’s Green People Strategy Lead and host of the Green People Community Hub.

Thea believes that while the challenges facing our environment are many, we can still make a difference – each in our own way – and indeed have an obligation to do so. Her love of the outdoors and respect for the environment were shaped in part by her childhood summers spent away from the city at overnight camps ​and on various trips into the great outdoors with her family.


​​​​Promising Young People Community Host
Arti Freeman

Arti Freeman is OTF’s Promising Young People Strategy Lead and host of the Promsing Young People Community Hub.

Arti attributes her current success to a family​ who believed in her, supported her friendships, encouraged extracurricular activities, and invested in her global youth volunteerism. She is a strong advocate for ensuring that as a community we work together to make sure that every child and young person has those same positive experiences growing up, to best position everyone for life long success. ​

Prosperous People Community Host
​Tracey Robertson

​​Tracey Robertson is OTF’s Prosperous People Strategy Lead and host of the Prosperous People Community Hub.

Tracey is passionate about social change and advancing thinking in addressing complex social issues. After spending the last 23 years working in strategic philanthropy, social innovation, and the voluntary sector, she has learned that the most innovative solutions to reducing and eliminating poverty often come when people from diverse perspectives and disciplines come together to tap into people’s natural capabilities and entrepreneurial potential. ​

​​​Measurement Community Host
Stacey McDonald

Stacey McDonald is OTF’s Evaluation and Learning Specialist and host of the Measurement Community Hub.

Stacey has become a self-described “hardcore evaluation enthusiast” over her past 5 years at OTF. She’s on a mission to help ensure communities benefit from evaluation as a vital tool to help them understand if they’re doing the right things and if they’re doing those things right. ​​