Windfall Centre Personal

Founder and Executive Director

image: Brent Kopperson, Founder and Executive Director of Windfall Centre

Brent R. Kopperson

The creation of Windfall was inspired by a vision of healthy communities, where economic, social, and environmental needs achieve balance through social innovation, community partnership, and community action.

Brent Kopperson, Founder and Executive Director, Windfall Ecology Centre

Brent's full bio

Windfall Team

image: Jodi Cain Financial Administrator of Windfall Centre

Jodi Cain

Financial Administrator

Jodi has successfully worked in finance in various roles in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors for over three decades. Having started off with plans of art and art history, Jodi changed her focus to include accounting, nature, environmental protection and her family — as well as changing her career to focus on the not-for-profit sector. Working for the past 10+ years at Windfall Centre, Jodi has successfully navigated many of our projects, including managing the daily financial functions and required reporting, plus managing our general office requirements.

image: Harry French, Program Manager of ClimateWise Business Network

Harry French

Program Manager, ClimateWise Business Network

Harry is the Program Manager for the ClimateWise Business Network at the Windfall Ecology Centre. In the areas of sustainability and climate change action, Harry specializes in facilitating collaborative solutions focused on enhancing community well being and improving business productivity. Harry draws from a wealth of experiences in the public, private and not for profit sectors. He was an Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ontario government, a Vice President of Planning in at the York Region based, national consulting firm Marshall Macklin Monaghan , Director Community Power Services Group at the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association and a Research Director at the Conference Board of Canada.

image: Kathleen Ko of Windfall Centre

Vicky Luk

Program Manager, Energy Efficiency

Vicky is the Energy Efficiency Program Manager at Windfall Ecology Centre. Vicky has an Honours BA in Environmental Studies, Political Science and Criminology from University of Toronto. With Vicky's passion for environmental sustainability and international development, she has been an active volunteer for a variety of local and global organizations, such as Toronto Wildlife Centre, Amnesty International Canada, and OXFAM Canada. Since graduating, Vicky has been heavily focused on working directly with the community on green buildings, renewable energy and residential energy efficiency programs. Outside of Windfall, you can find Vicky playing with her cat, exercising, and exploring the outdoors.

image: Kathleen Ko of Windfall Centre

Kyle Mennie

Energy Resources Coordinator, Energy Efficiency

Board of Directors

Michael Lewkowitz, Chair
President, Igniter
Jose Etcheverry, PhD.
Associate Professor, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Co-Chair, Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI)
Neetika Sathe
Vice President Corporate Development, PowerStream
Helen Doyle
Manager of Environmental Health, York Region
Nicole Arsenault
Manager, Transportation Services, York University