Who doesn’t love a FABULOUS person to work with? When the need arises, these truly wonderful folks may be called upon to Get Stuff Done.
Danny Hoyt – community engagement, event planning, project management. Danny is a steadfast leader in Abundant Communities Edmonton, working in Oliver and Riverdale as the Neighbourhood Connector. His skill for sourcing and showcasing neighbourhood-based talent in Riverdale inspired the League to create a new position to continue the work: Riverdale Talent Curator. Effective engagement that meets the needs of the community is his forte and Viva Italia, Oliver and Riverdale Community Leagues have all benefited from his skills. Project management and contractor negotiations rank high among his abilities – all done with the grace and kindness.
Leah Fiorillo – contract and project management, event planning. Leah is an active community enthusiast and VP at her league currently in Landsdowne. A former Oliver Community League treasurer, Leah knows how to assess budgets, projects, and all the details and has done so for the federal government and elsewhere. Leah’s detail-oriented approach lends itself well to her business, Eco Chic Events, and she brings that ethos and her friendly spirit to all she does.
Angelika Matson – community engagement, communications. Angelika is a social media guru and community engagement specialist. She has crafted successful social media campaigns that have resulted in national trending topics and has extensive experience providing consultations to non-profits and churches. Ever-interested in community engagement, she acted as Oliver’s Neighbourhood Connector for Abundant Community Edmonton and loves coming up with unique solutions to tackle hurdles that come with community building: she heads up Oliver’s wildly successful annual urban Trick-or-Treating event and is currently in consultation with developers to make an app for the event. Truly passionate about the work she does, Angelika would be happy to put her experience and saavy to work for other leagues in the Edmonton area.
Kim Tanasichuk – web design, graphics. Web designer extraordinaire and graphics queen – Kim is pure, calm joy and brings her many years of experience in website design to her clients. She has a keen, observant, intuitive style that lends itself well to heart-centred, positive-moving businesses, organizations, and people.