All are welcome for an evening of career orientation and networking with experts in environmental assessment
Monday, October 16th
Time: 5:30 - 7p.m.
Location: Cross Commons Room - St. John’s College, University of Manitoba
Bring your business card to enter the business card contest for a chance to win faculty swag
Expert Panel includes
Paul Graveline is a Design Biologist who works with Engineers, Environmental Regulators, Biologists and various stakeholders to ensure Infrastructure projects are designed and constructed with a positive Environmental benefit. Paul believes this is important work because the environment needs to be protected and that industry can play an active part. Paul holds a BSc. in Biology from the University of Manitoba and a Diploma in Natural Resource Management Technology obtained from the University College of the North. In addition, Paul has attended numerous local and International Conferences related to Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Paul stays in-tune with the environment around him by enjoying time at his remote cabin canoeing, kayaking, and snow shoeing.
Somia Sadiq is a Certified Environmental Professional (EP) and a Registered Professional Planner (RPP), specializing in Natural Resource Management and Indigenous and Community engagement. Somia’s sectors of experience include oil and gas pipelines, industrial manufacturing and processing, mining and resource extraction and processing, transportation and infrastructure development, transmission lines and hydro and micro-dam developments. Her portfolio covers a range of planning activities, including: strategic communications and planning, project management and coordination, environmental assessment and permitting, socio-economic assessments, development and execution of Indigenous and stakeholder communication and engagement programs. Some recently started her own practice - a company called Narratives.
Erin Waterman works in the Environmental Services Section at Manitoba Infrastructure managing the Department's Environmental Liabilities Program and other contaminated site issues. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management from Royal Roads University, a Technical Diploma in Environmental Science from Camosun College, and is registered as Certified Engineering Technologist with CTTAM, the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba. Erin has over 12 years of public and private sector experience in conducting and managing environmental site assessments and remediations across the Prairie provinces.
Joanne Lanoie is a Project Manager with the Environmental Due Diligence & Remediation group at Pinchin Ltd. Joanne’s responsibilities include project management of due diligence work in Manitoba for local clients as well as across Canada for international clients. Joanne has been conducting or managing Phase I and II environmental site assessments and soil remediation projects since 2003. Joanne’s experience also includes assessing soil vapour intrusion via soil vapour assessments and indoor air quality assessments for petroleum hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds and methane. Joanne’s passion is helping clients and lenders understand and manage environmental liabilities. She works for a wide range of clients in the commercial, industrial, education, healthcare, financial and government sectors. Joanne obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science specializing in Environmental Health and a Master of Science in Soil Science specializing in Soil Remediation from the University of Manitoba.