Daina holds a B.A. (Hons) in Theatre, with a minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Winnipeg. She began working with Green Kids as a performer and writer in 1996, and became Executive Director in 2012. She has since expanded our programming to include projects in partnership with other Winnipeg education- and environment-based organizations like The Forks, Assiniboine Park Conservancy and Recycle Everywhere. Over the past 22 years, Daina has participated in every part of the Green Kids machine. She has created and developed 3 programs, written 2 plays, designed 3 productions, performed in 6 school tours, and produced / production managed 12 school tours, and 2 satellite programs.
In addition to her work with Green Kids Inc., Daina enjoys a professional career in theatre and film as an actor, designer and director. She also works as a drama educator in various programs across Manitoba.