Guide to the Good is the result of collaboration of many! We are a coming together of different types of people with different types of lives, united in a shared love of local and a common cause of building a strong, integrated, resiilent community.
Kim is Founder, and our Digital Guide and is on a mission to make Digital Do-Able for local companies. All those things that let local companies show up in online searches here and everywhere are tools toward building a sustainable future for everyone.
Steve is with Centre for Research and Innovation at Grenfell Campus. He enjoys everything local that NL offers, from craft beer to the great outdoors. He's passionate about the environment, and recognizes the essential role local plays in building sustainable communities.
Kelly has deep appreciation for all things local to Newfoundland and Labrador, especially since she's the Operations Manager USA for Maderra Engineering and lives in Texas. She's home often and is always looking for ways to support local companies.
The roles of public servant, ex lawyer, mom, and wife just begin the list of things Rebekkah is. A Girl Guide forever, she is a lover of the outdoors, particularly camping, backpacking, and hiking. She is always looking for ways to support local business and increase her sustainable practices.
Love of the natural environment and the idea of sustainable communities brought Donna to thegreenrock. In work life Donna is Customer Business Manager II P3 Projects at Johnson Controls, and is working on the province's first carbon neutral building.
Erin is an entrepreneur who loves to take part in community organizations. She studied English and Sociology at Memorial University, completed a Bachelor of Public Relations at Mount Saint Vincent University, and now practices her craft through agency Twine PR.
Ampy sees incredible potential for people in small business to build a stronger future for this province, especially newcomers. A Colombian Newfoundlander, Ampy is a specialist in training and quality control in food safety, and a volunteer with the Collective Interchange.
Maham loves order and bringing all the pieces together. When we first met her, she said "I love balance sheets and income statements." We were stunned at that, but it was entirely true. She's our Treasurer, and Maham makes things balance at Memorial University.
does the Finance and Admin and she's steady go getting the hubs humming and making sure all the right boxes are ticked. A fun storyteller and get-it-done machine, Amanda has three kids so busy is an understatement. But she's always ready for a chat.
journalist, videographer, poet and all-around organized person, Melissa joined the team to run the Great Escapes project in summer 2021, and has stayed on for member support! Videos are her specialty but she's active all over g2g.
the $120k Google Ad Words grant is tremendously helpful to thegreenrock in our efforts to inspire local, social and green action. we're happy to have Mike, a Google guy, on the back end checking the metrics and making the Google Ads fly.
is past-Chair and owner of Shakti Yoga and Wellness, Bobby shares yoga classes and yoga trainings with students around the world. Hatha, ayurvedic, pre-natal, neurogenic, and more. She's a morning person.
Egyptian-born and St. John’s raised, Emad is an entrepreneur with long-term vision. he is founder of Bluedrop Performance Learning, a company that's transforming how organizations manage skills and qualifications.
is a business growth advisor with NLOWE and a fun-lover.
is a yoga teacher, project manager and fresh air junkie!
is with Food First NL and champions good food for all.
is Marketing, Special Events & PR Manager with Downtown St. John's
is a theatre artist from St. John's, and Managing Producer for Artistic Fraud of NF.
we're pleased to work with Dave and Jackie of the NL branch of CME
is the Craft Mentor at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, and a homesteader
is a partner of Mobile Guests (the company that build the g2g website!) he enjoys music, hockey, golf and digital marketing
is Director of Education, Employment & Social Enterprise for Choices for Youth.
is the Deputy Mayor for the City of St. John's, an environmentalist and community advocate.
is the CEO for Food First NL and a well-known community guy.
is a strategic management expert and is studying social resilience at Carleton University
is the Community Ecosystem Innovation Coordinator with The Commons in Bonavista
is actively involved with the NL Chapter of Zero Waste Canada, and she loves going greener.
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