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
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.  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

Mar 3

How to plan, create, and optimize your digital marketing.

Mar 4

This workshop is for those who are already running an ecommerce business.

Mar 4

In an increasing digital world, influencer marketing has seen a significant rise in the last number of years.

Mar 4

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

Mar 10

Simple tips and tricks so your brand can be found more easily on Google.