Meet the Team

The following team members are just the tip of the iceberg. There are many volunteers and students who are also regular and important members of the NEDIC team.

Suzanne Phillips
Program Manager

Suzanne Phillips joined NEDIC as Program Coordinator in March, 2007.  Prior to NEDIC, Suzanne worked as a helpline worker at the Eating Disorders Association in the UK (now B-Eat), and as a crisis worker for Samaritans. In 2016 Suzanne became NEDIC's Program Manager, spearheading such initiatives as Beyond Images, NEDIC’s educational program, and the “Be You” badge challenge for Girl Guides of Canada. Suzanne holds a degree in Business Administration from York University, a diploma in Social Work from the University of East Anglia, and a certificate in HR Management from Ryerson University. 

Kelsey Johnston
Education and Outreach Coordinator

Kelsey Johnston joined the NEDIC team in August 2017. Prior to joining the NEDIC Kelsey worked as a group facilitator at Sheena's Place, where she also completed a student internship. Kelsey holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto.


Elizabeth Pottinger, CFRE
Development Officer

Elizabeth joined NEDIC in August, 2016, having worked as Manager of Individual Giving at Hot Docs International Documentary Festival from 2013-2016.  Elizabeth is thrilled to be a part of the Major Gifts team at the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation. Elizabeth holds a Masters degree in Canadian History from Queen’s University (’10), a Masters degree in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto (’13), and her CFRE certification.


Sara Marini
Administrative Coordinator

Sara first joined NEDIC in 2014 as a social media volunteer, later taking on the role of Administrative Coordinator. Sara is currently a student of English Literature at Queen's University, and is a graduate of Ryerson University's Publishing Certificate. 


... and our many wonderful volunteers and practicum students