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

Ryan Boehme
Councillor,
Pittsburg District

Bill Durnford

Bill Durnford
Director

Wayne Hill

Wayne Hill
Councillor,
District 4 (Lakeside)

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
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.

Below is a diagram that explains the recruitment process:

Board nomination process diagram

Workshops + EventsView All

Mar 31

Each attendee will receive valuable insights into business start-up and expansion as well as Business Templates such as; cash flow, etc.

Apr 7

Is entrepreneurship right for you?

Apr 7

Building a website for your business can be a very complicated and frustrating experience if you’ve never attempted it before.

Apr 7

Whether you have $0, $50, or $100 a month to spend on Facebook and Instagram, you can still reach your target customers and clients.

Apr 14

Learn how to create an account, define the best page layouts for your business model and apply your branding.

Apr 23

An in-depth look at funding resources from grants to micro-loans, through to venture capital.