About

Staff

Paul Zuurbier
Executive Director

Paul provides growth focused leadership and enjoys initiating new projects which benefit the community. He thrives on the positive energy of working closely with the the Project Literacy team, volunteers, learners, and community organizations. Paul believes literacy is a reflection of our values. The meaning we give to words, reflect our sense of belonging and significance.

Elaine Johnston
Education Coordinator

Elaine is Project Literacy’s longest serving staff member. She is the driving force behind many of our best tutor and learner matches. When not at work Elaine is busy keeping up with her grandkids, or playing tennis.

Katia Bois
Education Coordinator

Katia has a background in and a strong passion for language education, and she enjoys helping people achieve their unique literacy goals so they can have a better life. She believes that literacy is a stepping stone towards a brighter future, and she is honoured to be a part of the Project Literacy team.

 

April King

Office Administrator

April enthusiastically oversees the day-day running of our office, bookkeeping and event planning for Project Literacy. Her ambitions have taken her in several fascinating directions across Canada and abroad – soaking up arts & culture wherever she goes. With a background in theatre and a passion for the English language she brings a creative spark to Project Literacy. She is so pleased to be apart of such a dynamic team and loves the chance to help those seeking a new, literate chapter in their lives.