Board of Directors

2020 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
Director

Ryan Boehme
Councillor,
Pittsburg District

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.

Apply Now!

Below is a diagram that explains the recruitment process:

Board nomination process diagram

Workshops + EventsView All

Dec 1

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business.

Dec 2

Cash Flow is the number one factor that decides the success and longevity of a business.

Dec 3

Audio Branding 101: Tackling the Blind Spots in Your Marketing Strategy

Dec 8

Building Confidence in Sales. Are you having trouble getting out of your comfort zone and talking about your business in a sales setting?

Dec 15

During this workshop, we will discuss navigating the journey from Maker to Manufacturer.

Jan 13

From checking the viability of your new business model to calculating your break-even point, join for a session on financial management.