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September 20, 2019

COVE Announces Five New Board Members

Logo: COVE

Logo: COVE

The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors.

The new board members include Mark Jollymore, President of Innovasea Systems Inc., Melanie Nadeau, Director, Strategic Initiatives of Emera, Aubrey Palmeter, President & CEO of East Point Engineering, Denise Pothier, Vice President of Practice Services and Vice President of Indigenous Relations of Stantec, and Ken Walker, President of PGS Consulting. Finishing their term on the board are Janet MacMillan, Senior Counsel at NATIONAL Public Relations, and Mike Roberts, Chief Human Resources Officer of Emera, Inc.

The expertise of the new members ranges from the energy sector, analytics, to defense and sustainability. The new board members bring with them a depth of knowledge and wealth of industry experience to further the collaboration and innovation happening at COVE.

Completing the COVE Board of Directors are:
Alice Aiken, Vice-President Research and Innovation at Dalhousie University
Don Bureaux, President of Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
Tony Chedrawy, President and CEO of MetOcean Telemetrics
Sandra Greer, NS Power Board Member and former CEO of Vemco
Jim Hanlon, CEO of COVE
Jim King, Vice Admiral (Ret’d), President CFN Consultants (Atlantic) Inc.
Lucia MacIsaac, President and CEO of LearnCorp International
John Newton, Managing Director of Fleetway Inc.
Anthony Patterson, President and CEO of Virtual Marine Technology
Sarah Simpson, Manager, Value Proposition and Communications at Irving Shipbuilding Inc.
Ian Thompson, Executive in Residence at Cox & Palmer
Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO of Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI)
Paul Yeatman, President of GeoSpectrum Technologies, President of OTCNS


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