Martin Haynes is Vice-President of Government Programs and Corporate Secretary with Medavie Blue Cross. As such, he has overall responsibility for the administration of health programs and services for federal and provincial governments. Prior to this role he held senior positions within the organization, including Vice-President, Corporate Services and Vice-President,...Read more
"I joined the board of LearnSphere because I see the value the organization brings in developing the capacity of the many organizations and companies it works with. I view my role as bringing guidance to the organization through my board experience working with government and private sector organizations in transformation."
David Ferguson served for 39 years in the New Brunswick public service, with more than 16 years as deputy minister. He was named deputy minister of advanced education and labour in 1994. He served as deputy minister at the Office of the Solicitor General from 1998 to 2000; as deputy...Read more
Byron James was named Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet on December 1st, 2010. Previous to that, Mr. James held the position of Deputy Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour since September 2008.Read more
George Pérusse became a member of the New Brunswick Judiciary at age 27. He retired on April 30, 2012 after a 35 year career on the bench. As a member of the judiciary, he held various positions with the Provincial Court Judges Association of New Brunswick, namely education chairman, secretary-treasurer...Read more
“I joined the Board of LearnSphere because I like taking on new challenges. My skills in law and experience with Boards allow me to bring different points of view to the table as an administrative director on the LearnSphere Board.”
Monique Collette assumed the responsibilities of senior advisor to the Privy Council Office (PCO) on November 15, 2010 after having served as president of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) since May 31, 2003, becoming the first former employee to lead ACOA.Read more
"I joined the Board of LearnSphere because I truly believe learning and skills development are key to economic growth. My experience in economic development throughout the years has taught me that."
A native of Saint John, Greg obtained his BBA from UNB in 1979 and was immediately employed by the CA firm Ernst & Young where he excelled at providing client services as a staff consultant. While on a client assignment in Boston in 1984, Greg accepted the position of Chief...Read more
"I am involved with LearnSphere because of my interest in entrepreneurship, Information Technology, and New Brunswick businesses. I fully support the efforts of the training industry to build markets for their products and services here and around the world."
Maura McKinnon is Chief Human Resource Officer with the Horizon Health Network. A strategic, big picture thinker, she has led senior management teams through numerous challenging projects. In her role as CHRO, Maura leads strategy development and delivery of human resource services across Horizon Health Network.Read more
"I am both honored and excited to be part of bringing LearnSphere’s vision to life. As an individual with extensive experience in management, leadership and Human Resources in both public and private organizations, I bring knowledge and understanding of the business challenges that LearnSphere helps organizations address. As a member of the Board, I want to share my knowledge and insights to positively impact LearnSphere’s long-term success."
Donald Whitty, Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP), is a versatile training management professional with broad-ranging experience in planning, design, technology, training, leadership, collaboration, product development, deployment and operations.Read more
“I joined the Board of LearnSphere because I believe strongly in the NB learning sector. I bring many years of experience and a global view of training opportunities. I view my individual role as a chance to give back to a province and industry that has given me a lot in the last 30 years."
Sherry Scully is the Director, Learning & Organizational Development for the Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise. In this role, Sherry leads initiatives under the mandate of the Marine People Partnership relating to human resources development. This mandate was derived to fulfill the human capital component of the value proposition for...Read more
“I joined the Board of LearnSphere because it presents an interesting model for connecting organizations to the learning and development opportunities that they need. I bring experience in education, organizational development, and business which provides a holistic perspective on the organization’s activities. I view my individual role as contributing to ongoing growth of LearnSphere across the Atlantic region.”
Eric Christmas has dedicated the entirety of his professional career to the advancement of aboriginal communities, corporations and institutions through a variety of private/public sector engagements.Read more
"I joined the Board of LearnSphere because the opportunity to work with a non-profit organization that behaves and operates very much like a for-profit venture and in turn supports the SME community was overwhelming. LearnSphere truly draws upon the entrepreneurial skills and spirit of its board members and I am very excited to play a role in its continued success. I bring a unique skill set to LearnSphere that primarily includes direct business development within the First Nations communities. I view my individual role as enhancing the outreach of LearnSphere to the aboriginal community and perhaps one day replicating the model for our community."