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Angela Léger (pending ratification)

Anuj Singh Charan

Anuj is an Instructional Designer at the Faculty of Medicine (MUN) developing accredited continuing medical education/professional development programs. He has over 8 years of experience in delivering knowledge transfers and working with various subject matter experts.

Catherine Ronahan

Dr. Carolyn Brown

A native of Cape Breton Island, Carolyn Peach Brown is an Assistant Professor and Director of Environmental Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI. She obtained her PhD in Natural Resource Policy and Management from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, in 2005. Prior to doing her PhD she worked for over ten years in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the village level in community development in partnership with the Congolese Church. Carolyn’s research focuses broadly on strategies in environmental governance for management of commons resources, and how such strategies can contribute to the goals of sustainable resource management and improved livelihoods. In particular, she explores the role played by communities and civil society groups in multi-level governance, in the context of changing policy and a changing climate. She continues to maintain an active research focus in Central Africa, particularly Cameroon. She is also conducting research on community adaptation to climate change in Atlantic Canada.

Chris Gillian

Darlene Doiron

An educator, a chartered mediator, a sustainable world peace activist, Darlene Doiron specialises in interpersonal workplace and community based conflict. She is best known for her longstanding peace work and dedication to creating a more positive and harmonious province of New Brunswick. 

Della Webster

Retired school administrator who worked in Choibalsan, Mongolia in 2010 for Cuso International. Is a great granny!

Erica Stanley

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant with Stanley Immigration Consulting. Find Erica here: LinkedIn: Erica Stanley, FacebookTwitter

 Grace Allen

Grace is an immigration and refugee lawyer in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has spent significant time living, studying, and travelling abroad throughout her life. Her background in human rights makes her a committed advocate and dedicated lawyer.

Ivana Amidzic

Finishing master thesis in Political Economy of International Development. Well travelled and having international volunteer, educational, business, political and academic background and practical experience. Working and volunteering in the sector of international and regional development and in international organizations for 10 years now. Especially interested in alternatives to development.

Jesse Lalonde

Joy Hecht

Keith Forsyth

Keith Forsyth was a public Chartered Accountant for many years in Nova Scotia. Since then he has become a nomad traveling the world. He has spent over five years as an international volunteer in Africa, Southeast Asia and the Carribbean as well as spending over three years in the Canadian North.

Kevin Deveaux (pending ratification)

Kevin Deveaux is a Canadian lawyer who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in 1998 for the constituency of Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage. He was re-elected in 1999, 2003 and 2006. During his time as an MP, he was the Deputy Speaker for the House from 1999-2003 and the Official Opposition House Leader from 2003-2007.
In March, 2007, Kevin resigned his seat in the House of Assembly to work full time as a Senior Parliamentary Technical Adviser with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Hanoi, Vietnam. In August, 2008, he was appointed to the post of global Parliamentary Development Policy Adviser in New York with UNDP’s Democratic Governance Group, where he was in charge of the Global Programme for Parliamentary Support (GPPS) and provided guidance to more than 60 UNDP Country Offices working with national parliaments and political parties.
In August 2012 he completed his work with UNDP and returned to Canada to practice law and to provide consulting services to parliaments. He has worked with the World Bank, the EU, DFID, FCO, UN Women, International IDEA and UNDP in the past years.

Lousie Webb

Mary Rigby

Mary Jane Harkins

Marian Lucas-Jefferies

Retired Anglican priest. Coordinates Mission, Outreach and Social Justice, Diocese of Nova Scotia and PEI. Coordinates the Diocese of NS & PEI Environment Network. Involvement in the co-operative movement, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, PWRDF.

Perla Hernandez

Perla has a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Memorial University. She is currently studying her Political Science Masters at Memorial where she focuses on climate mitigation, and renewable energy. She attended COP23 with IFLRY and COP18 as part of the Canadian Youth Delegation. Perla is a Programme Manager of the Climate Change Programme of the International Federation of Liberal Youth.
Perla's work focuses on connecting local action to global challenges. She has over 2 years of work experience in project coordination of local sustainability projects. Perla also has over 6 years of cumulative work experience working on climate change and sustainability from international and Canadian perspective.

Pete Day

Dalhousie graduate with a BA in International Development studies.

Saurabh Dinesh Kulkarni (pending ratification)

Saurabh is a passionate higher education and social media marketing professional with a strong academic backing of a BA (Honours) in Political Science with Minor in International Relations and Sociology from Mount Allison University. His efforts focus on making Atlantic Canada a post-secondary education magnet which attracts the best talents from around the world. He has had extensive experience in team leadership, comprehensive research, human resource management and administration. He has previously interned at an esteemed accounting firm, worked towards publishing a new multilingual magazine at the university and is a campus ambassador for his alma mater. He enjoys debating, trivia, political research, volunteering, poetry writing and learning new languages.

Shawn Murphy (pending ratification)

Shawn Murphy, PC, QC, is a retired lawyer who practiced law with Stewart McKelvey from 1977 to 2000. From 2000-2011, he served as the MP for the federal riding of Charlottetown.