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
Executive Director,
Queen's Centre for Advanced Computing

Ryan Boehme
Councillor,
Pittsburg District

Simon Chapelle
Councillor,
Loyalist-Cataraqui District

Bill Durnford
General Manager,
Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre

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
Interim Chief Administrative Officer,
City of Kingston

Megan Knott, Ex-officio
Interim 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

Sep 19

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Oct 1

This seminar is ideal for individuals who are new to using social media to promote their business or organization.

Oct 10

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 7

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 21

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 21

Do you want to follow your passion to create a business that puts people and planet first? You are not alone.