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
Research Director,
Dresner Advisory Services, LLC

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

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

Gary Oosterhof
Countryside District


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

Mary Rita Holland
Kingscourt-Rideau District

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

Wayne Hill

Wayne Hill
Lakeside District

Bryan Paterson
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. Interested members of the public are encouraged to contact us.

Workshops + EventsView All

Apr 22

Presentation and moderated discussion on consumer demand for South Eastern Ontario vacation experiences and likely market profile based on Twenty31’s latest consumer research st

Apr 27

Learn how to create, produce, and market a podcast for your brand.

Apr 27

Networking: Join us for a free, fun, and informal networking event!!

Apr 29

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

Apr 29

Join us April 29th as Startup Grind presents An Intimate Look at Female Entrepreneurship in Patriarchal Industries.

Apr 30

The World Trade Centre Toronto, in partnership with the Kingston Economic Development Corporation are pleased to host a new Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) cohort beginning on M