Currently a consultant and program director for Pembina Trails School Division Winnipeg Manitoba with responsibilities for life science partnership initiatives at the school, school division and provincial level. These initiatives include Agricultural Biotechnology Enrichment Program (ABE) Director - a provincial program for high school students and teachers; Fort Richmond Wetland Centre of Excellence (Program Director), an initiative for students from Grade 4 to 12 throughout the Pembina Trails School Division (expanded to work with inner city and schools in need); BioInnovations Week Manitoba Coordinator, an international student program of studies in collaboration with Manitoba leading research institutes including an international life sciences exchange for high school students with events in Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Recent training includes President Al Gore’s training workshop June 2010 in Nashville Tennessee, for Climate Project Canada. This training allows for registered workshop presentations for The Climate Project Canada. Project Flow training through Learning for a Sustainable Future with water workshops offered to educators across Manitoba in partnership with Green Manitoba and Manitoba Conservation.
I was introduced to NFL in 2008 when I was asked to review their web and text based resources. I was then nominated and elected to the NFL Board of Directors the following year. Since being elected to the NFL Board in 2009 and attending my first AGM and conference which was held in Toronto Ontario, I have appreciated working with fellow members on the board including the Education Committee and Executive. The collegiality and the passions that each board member brings to NFL has made it extremely easy to commit to this organization as a board member – an incredibly rich organization in regards to the experiences and backgrounds that the members bring to the organization.
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