Natalie Cushing joined the Tides Canada team in August 2013 and provides operational and administrative support to initiatives on the shared platform based in Western and Northern Canada. She has been part of the nonprofit sector for over a decade in volunteer, employee, contractor, and board member roles. Throughout her time in the sector, she has focused on the value of governance, administration, and planning in shaping nonprofits that effectively and efficiently realize their missions.
Prior to joining Tides Canada, Natalie led business development and grant management at a nonprofit promoting residential energy efficiency. Prior to relocating to Vancouver, she was also a long time supporter of the Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre, culminating in three years on the Board of Directors. Natalie was a core volunteer with a bog restoration project of the Stanley Park Ecological Society.