Black, Paul

Paul Black Principal Dot Connector Fisherwick Collaborations Inc. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia   As an immigrant from “the troubles” of Northern Ireland, Paul did his BA(H) at Acadia in Political Science, and his Masters in Political Science at Dalhousie. He provides counsel to a variety of private and public entities – building bridges, negotiating solutions and…

Angel, Jennifer

Jennifer Angel President and CEO Develop Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia   Jennifer builds community, momentum, and places people love. Her work to create sustainable places across Nova Scotia attracts people and investment and enhances quality of life for everyone. Jennifer believes in starting with community and finding synergy between public and private interests through…

Taylor, Karin

Karin Taylor Director, Legal Division Government of the Northwest Territories Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   Karin is a public sector lawyer living and working in Yellowknife. She came to the North in 2008 and despite her best intentions at a 2-year plan, never left. She has worked in a number of areas of the law, including…

Mutford, John

John Mutford Library manager City of Yellowknife Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   John has been a librarian for 4 years and before that an elementary and middle school teacher for 15 years. He was born and raised in outport Newfoundland but has lived in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories since 2001. He is currently the manager…

Mercredi, Mellisa

Mellisa Mercredi Senior Sourcing Specialist Diavik Diamond Mines Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   Mellisa is a Senior Sourcing Specialist in the Procurement department at Diavik Diamond Mines. Since joining Diavik in 2006, Mellisa has held various roles, at the mine site operation and with the department of Finance and Procurement. Mellisa is a graduate of Aurora…

McLeod, Lenora

Lenora McLeod Registrar Government of Northwest Territories Inuvik, Northwest Territories   Having worked and volunteered with non-profits and other community organizations, Lenora looks forward to the opportunity to interact with and learn from other leaders around Canada. Then apply that knowledge to her school, work, and volunteer life. She completed her Accounting Diploma from Grant…

Denning, Bryany

Bryany Denning Executive Director Yellowknife Women’s Society Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   Bryany (Bree) M.Sc., M.S.W is the Executive Director of the Yellowknife Women’s Society, an organization that operates programs and services for marginalized women and their families, including a housing first program, a street outreach service, and a twenty-four bedroom supported and second-stage living facility.…

Therriault, Annie

Annie Therriault Director, Shared Human Resources services Public Services and Procurement Canada Dieppe, New Brunswick   Annie is a dynamic, high-energy visionary who likes to do things differently. Specializing in adult learning, she left teaching for management so she could have a greater impact on improving well-being in the workplace. Her collaborative approach, with a…

Noel, David

David Noel Business Manager Secretary Treasurer International Brotherhood of Boilermaker Allardville, New Brunswick   David is a husband to a wonderful woman and a father of three outstanding children. He began his career in the logging industry. Went on to study welding at the New Brunswick Community College. In 2001, he joined the International Brotherhood…

Losier, Michelle

Michelle Losier Senior Manager, Human Resources New Brunswick Power Fredericton, New Brunswick   Michelle has acquired a broad range of experience through her work in human resources as well as negotiations in both the public and private sectors. She is well respected and sought after for her expertise in labour relations. She is currently Senior…