October 20, 2019


Susan Carey - Tool Library Coordinator

Susan works with the Urban Food Working Group of Transition Guelph and volunteers with the Guelph Tool Library in several capacities. If something we've done looks super cool, she probably had a hand in it.

Steph Clarke - Sustainability Initiative Coordinator 

Steph is the Sustainable Initiatives Coordinator at the Guelph Tool Library, as part of their Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grant. With a background in art and costume design, and a passion for social change, Steph enjoys providing creative, hands-on programs that teach practical skills for waste reduction and sustainable living.

Lisa Conroy - Seed Library Coordinator 

Lisa is the Seed Library Coordinator at the GTL.  Lisa grew up on an organic hobby farm in the Fraser Valley of British-Columbia and has been interested in growing plants her whole life.  Lisa holds a B.Sc in environmental biology as well as an M. SC. in environmental biology and toxicology.  She has been running her own small vegetable farm for the past 5 years and saving as many types of seeds as possible.  She looks forward to trying out many new seeds brought in by seed library members.

Emily Duncan - Tool Library Coordinator

Emily enjoys building sustainable communities through volunteer work and social activism.  Emily is a graduate student at UofG focusing on food systems and agriculture. 

John Dennis - Tool Library Coordinator

John's passion is finding a new home for unwanted items or exploring how to share resources that often are overlooked or wasted. You will often find John at the Tool Library fixing broken tools or driving around town picking up donations.

Saba Saneinejad - Tool Library/ Repair Cafe Coordinator

Saba is passionate about community work, environmental issues, sharing economy, zero waster life style. Her career as a building/aerodynamic engineer brought her to Guelph in April 2014. Saba coordinates our popular Repair Cafe events.

Meredith Sweeney - Tool Library Coordinator  

Meredith is a local urban farmer and community advocate who coordinates the Backyard Caring Program and GROW Community Garden. With a background in education, she loves to teach workshops and share skills with others, in her spare time she runs Zero Waste Guelph, a group that supports living a plastic-free lifestyle in the community.

Thirza Armstrong - Operations Coordinator

Thirza is a connector, curator, and collector of experiences and ideas (and things). With a jack-of-all trades like experience in a variety of fields, Thirza helps with operations and hosts the GTL's podcast, The Crow's Nest. Thirza is passionate about living self-sufficiently and waste-free. They're obsessed with garbage and will take anything if it means saving it from a landfill. Please don't ask them though as she's been banned from bringing any more home. In their spare time, they work on their school bus tiny home, Espe.