Marlo Campbell; Communications Director
Background: Journalism, sales, management, creative writing.
Skills: Communicating with diverse groups of people, storytelling, translating complex ideas, relationship building, talking to strangers.
Personal connection to Lake Winnipeg: “I was first introduced to cabin life on the east side of the lake in the late 90s. To me, Lake Winnipeg is synonymous with family fun: beach days, waterskiing, drinks on the deck, Yahtzee games – and 20 people sharing one bathroom.”
Julie DePauw; Program Coordinator, Agricultural Water Stewardship
Background: Bachelor of Environmental Science with a focus on water resources and soil science; experience working both in academia and government on watershed landscape dynamics and beneficial management practices research within agro-ecosystems.
Skills: Scientific project management; field work experience; rural perspectives on watershed management; collaboration with a wide range of communities and groups
Favourite thing to do on/around Lake Winnipeg: “I absolutely love to kayak on the lake, along with everything else that camping entails – reading by the beach and s’mores by the campfire!”
Michelle Jordan; Finance & Office Administrator
Background: Originally from the Philippines; bachelor’s degree in Commerce with a major in Management; accounting training from Red River College; more than a decade of experience in finance and administrative management, human resources and payroll; kids’ Sunday School teacher
Skills: Organizational management, analyzing and reconciling accounts, a team player and good listener
Favourite thing to do on/around Lake Winnipeg: “Sitting in front of the bonfire, watching my kids enjoying marshmallows and telling stories.”
Alexis Kanu; Executive Director
Background: A PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Manitoba; experience working with diverse organizations in the non-profit and community development sectors.
Skills: Strategic planning, organizational development, proposal writing/development, community outreach.
Favourite thing to do on/around Lake Winnipeg: “Watching my son splash in the water, explore the beaches and discover the wonders of the lake.”
Chelsea Lobson; Program Manager, Community-Based Monitoring
Background: M.Sc. from the University of Manitoba; experience in freshwater ecology and working on large collaborative projects.
Skills: Communicating scientific results to a wide range of audiences, project co-ordination, engaging youth through science.
Personal connection to Lake Winnipeg: "Growing up, my grandparents had a cottage in Matlock. We would spend our days at Ralph Beach where I loved swimming, building sand castles and walking to the Salamonia Channel."
Saz Massey; Digital Communications Coordinator
Background: Communications, marketing, theatre performance, recreation therapy.
Skills: Storytelling, photography, graphic design, web management, team building, sharing a laugh.
Favourite thing to do on/around Lake Winnipeg: "Applying sunscreen, swimming and applying more sunscreen."