Board of Directors

2021 Board of Directors

Gillian Watters, Chair
Program Director,
KEYS Job Centre

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

Lyndsay Wise, Treasurer
Director of Market Intelligence,
Information Builders

John Sheridan, Secretary
Retired CEO,
Ballard Power Systems & Bell

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

Gary Oosterhof
Councillor,
Countryside District

 

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

Mary Rita Holland
Councillor,
Kingscourt-Rideau District

Anne Vivian-Scott
President & CEO,
BKIN Technologies Ltd.

Wayne Hill

Wayne Hill
Councillor,
Lakeside District

Bryan Paterson
Mayor,
City of Kingston

Ryan DaSilva
Industrial Millwright,
Cancoil Thermal Corporation

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

Megan Knott, Ex-officio
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.

Apply Now!

Below is a diagram that explains the recruitment process:

Board nomination process diagram

Workshops + EventsView All

Jan 19

Join us for an interactive online Q&A session that’ll teach you how to start, grow, or scale your email marketing to make more profit.

Jan 20

How can crowdfunding help build your business? Zulany Pacheco of Equivesto presents to women entrepreneurs about the value of crowdfunding.

Jan 20

How can crowdfunding help build your business? Zulany Pacheco of Equivesto presents to women entrepreneurs about the value of crowdfunding.

Jan 20

With travel restrictions and border closures due to the global pandemic, companies are looking for innovative ways to find new customers and connect with existing ones.

Jan 21

Get comfortable with selling while learning how to effectively pitch your product or service with power, whether in-person or on-the-air.

Jan 21

Starting a small business? Learn how Kingston Economic Development can help!