Board of Directors

2019 Board of Directors

Dave Carnegie, Chair
Senior Environmental Consultant,
Malroz Engineering Inc.

John Sheridan, Vice Chair
Retired CEO,
Ballard Power Systems & Bell

Gillian Watters, Secretary/Treasurer
Program Director,
KEYS Job Centre

Judith Pineault, Past Chair
Chief Executive Officer,
Eastern Fluid Power Inc.

Don Aldridge
Executive Director,
Queen's Centre for Advanced Computing

Ryan Boehme
Councillor,
Pittsburg District

Simon Chapelle
Councillor,
Loyalist-Cataraqui District

Bill Durnford
General Manager,
Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre

Yafan Huang
President & Chief Scientific Officer,
Performance Plants Inc.

Gary Oosterhof
Councillor,
Countryside District

Bryan Paterson
Mayor,
City of Kingston

Lyndsay Wise
Director of Market Intelligence,
Information Builders

Lanie Hurdle, Ex-officio
Interim Chief Administrative Officer,
City of Kingston

Megan Knott, Ex-officio
Interim Executive Director,
Tourism Kingston

Board Member Recruitment Process

Each year, Kingston Economic Development conducts a recruitment process to fill vacant volunteer Board positions.  We work closely with the City of Kingston to recruit qualified community members to fill those vacancies.

Applications are received by the City of Kingston.  For more information, please visit the City's recruitment website.

Below is a diagram that explains the recruitment process:

Board nomination process diagram

Workshops + EventsView All

Nov 13

The event will include a brief information session about the program as well as the opportunity to connect with the founder Alan Rottenberg.

Nov 14

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 20

Participants will learn about the risks and benefits of succession planning.

Nov 21

Do you want to follow your passion to create a business that puts people and planet first? You are not alone.

Nov 28

Are you an employer with new staff to the city?

Nov 28

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.