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 joined NEDIC in March 2007.  Suzanne has three years experience as a telephone helpline worker at the Eating Disorders Association in the UK.  She is a Ryerson University graduate. Suzanne comes from a broadcast/media background, having spent over 10 years working in the field of television and film and has spent almost 5 years working in the recruitment sector in the UK and Toronto.  She also brings over 5 years experience in team and operations management.  

Marbella Carlos

Education and Outreach Coordinator

Marbella Carlos first joined NEDIC as a volunteer in 2013 and became full time staff in 2014. She completed her Bachelor of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (Inner-City Cohort). She has taught in experiential learning centres, arts organizations, the Toronto public school system, and community engagement programs for learners of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. She blends her experience in education and program coordination with her passion for eating disorder awareness, critical media literacy and emotional resilience in her role as the Outreach and Education Coordinator.

Elizabeth Pottinger

Development Officer

Elizabeth joined NEDIC in August, 2016, having recently worked as Manager of Individual Giving at Hot Docs International Documentary Festival for the past three years.  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), as well as a Masters degree in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto (’13). She is currently working towards her CFRE certification.


... and our many wonderful volunteers and practicum students