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The Steering Committee is made up of, and is accountable to, Coalition-SGSL members. It represents main stakeholder groups and is mainly responsible for ensuring that decisions are in line with the Coalition-SGSL philosophy, by setting direction, sharing knowledge and information, providing guidance on projects and electing members of the Management Committee.


The group is comprised of the following 20 people:

Rémi Donelle—President/Président 
Coalition des basins versants de Kent
David Boyce - Past President/Ancien Président
Three Rivers Heritage Association
Alice Power - Vice-President/Vice présidente
Friends of the Pugwash Estuaries 

John Legault - Treasurer/Trésorier
Public-at-large/Membre du publique
Omer Chouinard -  Secretary/Secrétaire
Université de Moncton
Justin Huston
Province of Nova Scotia/Province de la Nouvelle-Écosse
Irene Novaczek
Oceana Seaplants, PEI

Melanie Corkum
Environment Canada/Environnement Canada
Randy Angus
Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island
Jean Goguen
Commission d’aménagement du district de Kent
Lisa Arsenault
Consultante, Qc
Palanisamy Nagarajan
University of Prince Edward Island
Robert Capozi
Province of New Brunswick/Province du Nouveau-Brunswick
Marie-Hélène Thériault
Public-at-large/Membre du publique
Douglas Deacon
Town of Startford, PEI
Steve Plante
Université du Québec à Rimouski
Debbie Nielsen
Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities
Annie Johnson
Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources

Steering Committee Members — Confirmation pending
Mark Sark
Gespe’gewag Mi’kmaq Resource Council, 7th district Mi’gmagi
New Steering Committee Members
Tanya Dykens
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Environment Services Branch
Robert France
Nova Scotia Agriculture College
Yves Martinet
Comité ZIP des Iles-de-la-Madeleine
Normand Haché
Compagnie Basaltec Ltée

The Steering Committee meets quarterly. The next meetings are held at 10:00 am  on:
Thursday September 1, 2011
Thursday December 1, 2011
Thursday March 1, 2012
To view minutes from past meetings click Archives.

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