Staff

Our expedition staff are an international team of scientists, historians, elders, artists, explorers, educators, leaders, politicians, innovators, polar experts and more. They provide insight and guidance paired with enthusiasm and expertise that create powerful learning and sharing experiences for all our participants. Take a look to see the staff team that will join us for the 2018 Arctic Expedition! More profiles to be added daily.

Geoff Green

Geoff Green

Founder, Executive Director & Expedition Leader

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Shirley Manh

Shirley Manh

Expedition Logistics & Participants Manager

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Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

Education and Alumni Program Manager

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Caitlyn Baikie

Caitlyn Baikie

Arctic Youth & Partnerships Program Manager

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Emma Arsenault

Emma Arsenault

Expedition Coordinator

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Rachel Boere

Rachel Boere

Alumni Program Coordinator

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Becky Okatsiak

Becky Okatsiak

Alumni Program Coordinator

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Alison Perrin

Alison Perrin

Climate Change Researcher & Educator

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Alyssa Hindle

Alyssa Hindle

Inclusion Manager, CanAssist at the University of Victoria

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Angela Nuliayok Rudolph

Angela Nuliayok Rudolph

Policy Analyst

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Annie Petaulassie

Annie Petaulassie

Craftmaker & Teacher

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Ashley Hamilton

Ashley Hamilton

Adventure Guide and Teacher

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Bianca Perren

Bianca Perren

Climate change scientist & artist

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Brandon Pardy

Brandon Pardy

Legislative and Communications advisor

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Cathy Nolan

Cathy Nolan

Behaviour Support Itinerant / Mental Health First Aid Instructor

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Carrie Baker

Carrie Baker

Chief of Staff , EVP, Canada Goose

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Christina Hackett

Christina Hackett

Senior Research Associate/Certified Clinical Counsellor

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Chelsey June

Chelsey June

Lead Female Singer - Songwriter for Twin Flames CEO of Twin Flames Music, Motivational Speaker

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Cynthia Gaudreault

Cynthia Gaudreault

Student Counsellor

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Daniele Bianchi

Daniele Bianchi

Oceanographer & Assistant Professor, University of California Los Angeles

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Dani Reiss

Dani Reiss

President & CEO, Canada Goose Inc

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David Gray

David Gray

Researcher, Biologist, Historian, Filmmaker

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Diz Glithero

Diz Glithero

Adjunct Professor & Educational Researcher

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Dominique Souris

Dominique Souris

Executive Director of Youth Climate Lab

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Enooyaq Sudlovenick

Enooyaq Sudlovenick

Marine Mammal Scientist and Graduate Student

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Eric Mattson

Eric Mattson

Professor at Nipissing University

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Erin Keenan

Erin Keenan

Arctic marine conservation specialist

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Eva Niviaxie

Eva Niviaxie

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Teacher Trainee

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Garry Donaldson

Garry Donaldson

Migratory Birds and Protected Areas Biologist

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Genevieve Cote

Genevieve Cote

Paddling instructor, field technician

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Glenn Poirier

Glenn Poirier

Geologist-Electron Microscopist

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Grant Linney

Grant Linney

Actively-Retired Outdoor and Environmental Educator

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Jaaji Okpik

Jaaji Okpik

Lead Male Singer - Songwriter for Twin Flames CEO of Twin Flames Music, Motivational Speaker

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James Raffan

James Raffan

Geographer, Author & Polar Historian

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Jean-François Carrey

Jean-François Carrey

Expedition Guide

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Jeff Anderson

Jeff Anderson

Retired - VP Operations, Western/Northern Canada, Parks Canada

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Jennifer Doubt

Jennifer Doubt

Curator (Botany), Canadian Museum of Nature

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Jimmy Evalik

Jimmy Evalik

Hunter and Wildlife Monitor

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John Blyth

John Blyth

Multidisciplinary Environmental Consultant

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Jonathon Marco Kudluk

Jonathon Marco Kudluk

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Teacher Trainee

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Julie Gelfand

Julie Gelfand

Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

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Kelsey Catherine Schmitz

Kelsey Catherine Schmitz

Assistant Director of Teacher Training and Development, Kativik Ilisarniliriniq

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Leah Braithwaite

Leah Braithwaite

Executive Director - ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence

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Leonie Tremblay-Clavette

Leonie Tremblay-Clavette

Video editor

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Lisa Pirie-Dominix

Lisa Pirie-Dominix

Section Head - Protected Areas and Habitat for the Canadian Wildlife Service, Northern Region

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Marie-Pierre Gariépy

Marie-Pierre Gariépy

Media Coordinator

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Martin Lipman

Martin Lipman

Expedition Photographer

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Marty Kuluguqtuq

Marty Kuluguqtuq

Chair of the Nirjutiqarvik Area Co-Management Committee

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Michael van Aanhout

Michael van Aanhout

Sustainability Consultant

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Mike Jensen

Mike Jensen

Informal Science Educator & Journalist

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Mira Kleist

Mira Kleist

Special advisor on Arctic affairs to the Government of Greenland

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Nataliia Ierkhova

Nataliia Ierkhova

Photographer and Videographer

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Nellie Kusugak

Nellie Kusugak

Commissioner of Nunavut

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Rachel Vallender

Rachel Vallender

Conservation Specialist

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Rita Kasudluak-Ningiuk

Rita Kasudluak-Ningiuk

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Teacher Trainee

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Robert Kautuk

Robert Kautuk

Media/I.T./Photographer

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Eva Sandra Kasudluak

Eva Sandra Kasudluak

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Teacher Trainees

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Sarah Bouckoms

Sarah Bouckoms

Explorer, Educator, Scientist

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Sarain Carson Fox

Sarain Carson Fox

Dancer, Choreographer and Television host

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Scott Carr

Scott Carr

CEO - JASCO Applied Sciences

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Shari Fox

Shari Fox

Research Scientist & Geographer

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Shoneth Leadbetter

Shoneth Leadbetter

High School Teacher

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Skye Maitland

Skye Maitland

Registered Nurse & Wilderness Guide

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Syra Qinuajuak

Syra Qinuajuak

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Teacher Trainee

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Ty McNea

Ty McNea

High School Teacher (Grade 9 & 10 Science, Environmental Science, Indigenous Studies)

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Tuami Pirti

Tuami Pirti

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Teacher Trainee

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Valerie Courtois

Valerie Courtois

Forester; Director of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative

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Victoria Simigaq

Victoria Simigaq

Assistant Director, First Language Curriculum (Kativik Ilisarniliriniq)

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Vincent Desrosiers

Vincent Desrosiers

Videographer & Photographer - Owner and Producer at VDOpro.ca

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Virginia Poter

Virginia Poter

Federal Public Servant; Vice President Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

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Vivi Sørensen

Vivi Sørensen

Student and freelance artist

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Yves Thériault

Yves Thériault

Manager, Climate Change Preparedness in the North

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