Staff

Jack Winram

Executive Director

Expert Consultants

Sarah Neil

Office and Finance Administrator

Heather Roscoe

Programming and Communications Coordinator

Kara Gross

Education and Training Coordinator

Darrell Brown, ICD

President

Kisik Clean Energy

President of Kisik Clean Energy, a company that advises Indigenous groups on integrating renewable energy into their power systems to reduce GHG emissions. Darrell holds an ICD designation and is also Chair of the Board of Directors for ICE Social Enterprise.

Tanis Ostermann, MEnv

Owner & Principal

CanSustain

Tanis Ostermann is Owner & Principal of CanSustain, specializing in environmental and sustainability management issues and solutions, having led the design, facilitation and development of sustainability and environmental management projects for over twenty years.

Mike Fernandes, B.A., MBA

Owner & Principal

StrategyMakers Consulting Inc.

Mike has over 25 years experience in environmental policy and program management, economic and technical research and various aspects of organizational strategy, business planning and leadership/management. His firm specializes in two main areas across a wide range of sectors: Environmental Sustainability and Organizational Strategy. Phone: 204.223.4460 LinkedIn: mikefernandesstrategymakers

Daniel Lepp Friesen, MBA, BSc, BA

Owner & Principal

DLF Consulting

Daniel works to facilitate the sustainable success of his local and international clients (including MEIA) in the areas of the environment, business, energy and community development. He is grateful to live and work on the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the Métis homeland.

Randy Webber, BA, MNRM, EP

Randy has worked in the Manitoba Environment Sector for over 30 years. His current focus is on education and training, including advisory services and instruction for MEIA’s Introduction to Manitoba Environmental Law and most recently hazard awareness training for workers engaged in waste diversion activities. He has been a sessional instructor at the University of Winnipeg, Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, since 2010. For the past 2 years Randy has coordinated the “Back Haul Project”, an initiative aimed at supporting waste diversion in remote First Nation Communities.