Lyndsay Poaps is the Executive Director of the Recycling Council of B.C. An accomplished leader with collaborative experience in multi-stakeholder consultations, she has a strong background in community building and decision making.
Before joining RCBC, she served as Executive Director for Leadnow, a national independent advocacy organization, and as Co-Chair of OPEN, an international network of digital campaign organizations. Lyndsay spent a number of years as a Communications Specialist with Metro Vancouver, with a focus on behaviour change and waste diversion. She currently sits on the National Zero Waste Council Management Board.
Driven and energetic, Lyndsay has built and maintained personal and professional relationships across many communities. She was an elected Commissioner with the Vancouver Parks Board from 2002-2005, was an Urban Fellow with the City of Toronto, has been an Action Canada Fellow, and founded Frontrunner, a campaign school to train and support young women interested in running for election. Lyndsay has a Masters of Public Policy from Simon Fraser University.