Communications Consultant: David McConnachie - email@example.com David has had a long and distinguished career in the fields of marketing, communications and publishing, including acting as the National Hockey League's Director of Publishing from 1996 to 2000. He was, until recently, the Group Publisher of Alternatives Inc., a registered environmental media charity and publisher of Canada's environmental magazine, Alternatives Journal (and its digital assets). He remains on that organization's Board of Directors. He is currently serving in a Communications advisory role for the Algonquin to Adirondacks Collaborative as the organization ramps up its impacts and outreach.
Conservation Programs Coordinator: Erin Postma - firstname.lastname@example.org Erin is joining our team as the new Conservation Programs Coordinator. Erin Graduated from King's University with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies. She hopes to use her passion and knowledge to bring awareness to the work that A2A is doing. Erin is interested in conservation, animal welfare, social justice and sustainable agriculture. Erin hopes that through her work with A2A, she can help encourage others to care about the environment and help make small steps towards a healthier planet. Communications Lead: Aleisha Pannozzo - email@example.com Aleisha is joining our team as the new Communications Lead, bringing her expertise and passion for environmental science to raise awareness of the A2A region and the critical importance of ecological connectivity. With a bachelor's degree in environmental science from the University of Guelph, Aleisha's education has provided her with a strong foundation in research and a comprehensive understanding of environmental dynamics. She is interested in policy, sustainability, climate change, conservation, animal welfare, and social justice. As stewards of humanity, Aleisha acknowledges that we must protect each other, our environment, and all the creatures that call Earth home.
President: The President’s duties are currently being assumed by Executive Committee: Kate, Gary, Mike, and Emily. Vice President: Kate Cleary Secretary: Emily Conger Treasurer: Shaer Biabani Past President: Gary Bell
Board of Directors
Gary Bell, Ph.D.: Biologist; Conservation Planner; Land Securement Specialist; Program Manager – Eastern Ontario (retired), Nature Conservancy of Canada
James Lolley, B.Sc.(Hons), P.Eng: Small Business Owner (Ret.)
Ed Lowans:Sustainability Consultant; Author; Adjunct Professor, Sustainable Design
David Miller: M.Sc (UBC) and BES (U of W); Former A2A Executive Director and Conservation Planner
Bryarly McEachern, M.Sc.: Recent graduate, University of Vermont's Field Naturalist Program; Consulting Ecologist and Naturalist Educator Larry McDermott: Executive Director, Plenty Canada; Ontario Human Rights Commissioner