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.

Below is a diagram that explains the recruitment process:

Board nomination process diagram

Workshops + EventsView All

Aug 19

Join other women entrepreneurs to learn how to unlock the power of business emotional intelligence with Angela Hoyt of Evolution Group.

Aug 20

The pandemic is changing the business landscape as we know it.

Aug 20

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

Aug 25

If you’re thinking about starting a business, conducting market research is a great place to start.

Aug 26

Join women entrepreneurs from across the Kingston region to discuss how to build and maintain a thriving network during COVID-19.

Sep 17

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