The individuals below form the core learning facilitation team for the Park System Leadership course. Most will be on site during a given year; others may join the team because they bring specialized expertise related to problem-based learning challenge.
Since 1974 Erik has worked for Inuit and First Nations organizations and the federal and territorial governments in Ontario, Northern Quebec, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon. With degrees in biogeography and resource management, [...]
Ruth Coleman has twenty-four years experience in the legislative and executive branch of state government with emphasis on natural resource management and policy. She brings expertise in legislative negotiations, advocacy and public relations [...]
Peter has more than 20 years experience promoting and protecting cultural and natural heritage. He is a graduate of the Park System Leadership course and a co-host in the 2014 offering. Peter: is Director of Nova Scotia Environment: [...]
Derek Thompson has been a learning facilitator since the launch of the Park System Leadership Course in 2005. In 2003 he retired as Deputy Minister of Environment after 30 years in the British Columbia public service. As an Assistant Deputy Minister he [...]
Alice MacGillivray has been the course director and lead learning facilitator since the Park System Leadership course was launched in 2005. Alice is a leadership and learning consultant who has worked with several major Canadian park organizations. One [...]
Stephen has been with the learning facilitator team during several years since the Park System Leadership program’s launch in 2005. Stephen is currently the Park Superintendent of Elk Island National Park [...]