Brittany steps into the Executive Director role of EOS Eco-Energy after the incredible decade-long leadership of Amanda Marlin at the helm. Hired by Amanda into the EOS team in 2022, Brittany began as the Sackville Climate Change Coordinator from which she transitioned to Tantramar’s coordinator and EOS climate change projects manager in 2023. She supported Tantramar Director of Community and Corporate Projects Kieran Miller with mitigation efforts, the development of the municipal climate lens, and climate initiatives. She now leads the climate change adaptation and watershed projects within her role as ED. From a non-profit background, Brittany started her career in the non-profit environmental sector with the Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance in 2018-2019, leading scientific monitoring efforts in the longstanding water quality monitoring program and coordinated green infrastructure projects under the water guardian program. She has experience in implementing solutions on stormwater management, flood mitigation, shoreline stabilization, habitat connectivity, data management, and environmental policy pathway development from years of field work and environmental project delivery. She is also a certified wetland delineator and assessor with experience working with on tidal and non tidal wetlands. She has a multidisciplinary educational background during which she completed the University of King’s College’s Foundation Year Programme, studied in International Development at Dalhousie University in Halifax, and graduated from Mount Allison University in with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Environmental Studies with a focus on environmental policies.
Climate Change and Sustainability Coordinator
Janie moved to Sackville in 2019 and has since graduated from Mount Allison University, where they earned a BSc Honours in Biology. Their thesis investigated the pollination dynamics of solitary oil bees and yellow loosestrife plants found locally at the Sackville Stormwater Retention Pond. Being a strong and enthusiastic science communicator, Janie thoroughly enjoyed the outreach and education aspects of conducting ecological research. She is dedicated to grassroots activism that addresses the intersection of climate action and social justice. Janie loves spending time outdoors and can often be found hiking, walking her neighbours’ dogs, bird-watching, and observing cool plants and insects.
Watershed Intern – Kal Dutta
Climate Change Projects and CARE Week Intern – Kyla Wilkinson