Lavigne, Denis

Denis Lavigne Vice-Dean of Studies Royal Military College Saint-Jean St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec   Denis is Vice-Dean of Studies at the Royal Military College Saint-Jean. He has been a key player with regards to the institution’s return to university status in June 2021. He graduated from the École Polytechnique de Montréal with a Ph. D. in Engineering…

Cutler, Nick

Nick Cutler Executive Director, Community & Youth Justice Services Government of New Brunswick Fredericton, New Brunswick   Nick has worked and volunteered in the Criminal Justice System for over 20 years, and is a graduate of St. Thomas University, BA Criminology / Sociology. Often viewed as a visionary, he has a strong passion for leading…

Acoose-Barreno, Tara

Tara Acoose-Barreno Director, National Training Programs PQA Testing Regina, Saskatchewan   Tara is a member of the Zagime Anishinabek First Nation in Treaty 4 Territory. She has recently joined PQA Testing, a national IT company that is committed to providing training and career opportunities for Indigenous peoples throughout the country. Tara has held previous roles…

Tucker, Paul

Paul Tucker Chief Operating Officer, Faculty of Medecine Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador   Paul Tucker is the Chief Operating Officer for the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland and has been for the past five years. Prior to this, he spent nineteen years with the Government of Newfoundland…

Legge, Luella

Luella Legge Instructor, School of Business and Creative Industries Nova Scotia Community College Dartmouth, Nova Scotia   Luella is currently an Instructor in the School of Business and Creative Industries at the Nova Scotia Community College. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Master of Business Administration. Having spent time in Government, Non-Profit,…

Nyabeze, Theresa

Theresa Nyabeze Senior Mine Engineer Vale Ontario Operations Sudbury, Ontario   Ms. Nyabeze a graduate of Laurentian University, is a Professional Mining Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry, working in roles in mining engineering and operations. She is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and has co-authored papers such as “Gaining…

Osmond-Johnson, Pamela

Pamela Osmond-Johnson Associate Dean, Students Services and Undergraduate Programs University of Regina Regina, Saskatchewan   Pamela Osmond-Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership with the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina and is currently the Associate Dean, Student Services and Undergraduate Programs. Her scholarship focuses heavily on the work of teachers and…

MacFadden, Josh

Josh MacFadden Senior Legal Counsel and Privacy Officer Farm Credit Canada Regina, Saskatchewan   Josh MacFadden B.A. B.Ed. LLB CIPP/C CIPM FIP, is Senior Legal Counsel and Privacy Officer with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) – a federal Crown corporation which serves the industry which feeds the world. In addition to a focus on privacy, Josh…

Woods, Emily

Emily Woods Director, Communications Environment and Climate Change Canada, Government of Canada Chelsea, Québec   Emily’s career has taken her from coast-to-coast-to-coast, where she has served in the Governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut and Canada, as well as an Indigenous organization. Drawing on this pan-Canadian experience, Emily works to foster a deeper understanding of…

Walsh, Billy

Nicole Beatty CEO of the Wellington SDC and President of the Montreal Association of SDCs Montreal, Quebec   Billy’s career began in photography and television, reflecting his fascination with meeting people and hearing their stories. But a desire to become more involved in his community and his living environment led to a career change in…