Executive Director and Adaptation Projects Coordinator – Amanda Marlin, BA, MES.
From Sutton, Quebec, Amanda has a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Geography from Mount Allison University and a Masters in Environmental Studies from Dalhousie University. Amanda has worked in the sustainable community development field for over 15 years. She has experience working in the government, private, university and non-profit worlds. Over the years she has worked on climate change challenges, environmental education, community planning, Aboriginal issues, rural community development, and more. She has presented her work from the regional at the international level. She has been on Boards of the New Brunswick Environmental Network, the Tantramar Family Resource Centre, Salem School Parent Support Committee, and Aster Environmental Services Group. In the past, she worked as an associate with Chignecto Consulting Group Inc., Mount Allison University’s Rural and Small Town Program, and Agriculture Canada. Her work with EOS has focused on climate change adaptation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable living, environmental education, and leading a great team of staff and volunteers. She was also instrumental in starting up Beausejour Renewable Energy Co-operative, a social enterprise that supports EOS. She lives on a small hobby farm in Sackville with her husband, Nic McLellan, and their two young children where they enjoy their solar hot water system, raising chickens, and tending to their gardens. Amanda has been the Executive Director at EOS since 2013.
Energy Projects Coordinator – Julia Feltam
Julia Feltham has over 15 years of experience in social enterprises, startups, cooperatives and nonprofits. She brings her passion for sustainable development, systems theory and public good to all her endeavours. Joining EOS, she’s eager to apply her dynamic experience as a practitioner of Asset Based Community Development, Art of Hosting Facilitation, social innovation, and small business to increasing energy education, efficiency & sustainability for our region.
Climate Change Coordinator for Sackville – Brittany Cormier, BA.
With a passion for environmental projects and a resolve for a green future, Brittany is grateful to join the EOS Eco-Energy team in tandem with working for the Town of Sackville as Climate Change Coordinator. From a non-profit background, she has worked with the Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance since 2018, leading scientific monitoring and environmental education projects such as their longstanding water quality monitoring program, green infrastructure, and nature interpretation; as well as participating in the development and delivery of Envirothon NB as a steering committee member on the Aquatics team since 2020. She has experience in working on strategies and implementing solutions on stormwater management, flood mitigation, shoreline stabilization, habitat connectivity, data management, and environmental policy pathways from years of field work and environmental project delivery. She is also a certified wetland delineator and assessor with experience working with clients 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. She looks forward to continuing the Climate Change Coordinator position and supporting the Town with their climate change projects and helping to support their leadership on climate action.
Student Intern – Em Coates