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.
a communicator by trade, Kim saw the need for locally-relevant, practical information to help our communities exist more sustainably, and thegreenrock.ca was born. with local as the focus, the team came together to create guide to the good social enterprise.
Bobby is a yoga instructor and owner operator of local yoga and wellness business, Shakti Yoga. she develops and teaches yoga trainings and workshops locally, across the province and internationally. she's an early morning riser and lover of all-weather outdoors.
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. for her regular job, she's a Commercial Pricing Analyst with Inmarsat.
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.
Rebekkah is an public servant, ex lawyer, mom, and wife. 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.
Erin is an entrepreneur who loves to take part in community organizations. she studied English and Sociology at Memorial University, and completed a Bachelor of Public Relations at Mount Saint Vincent University.
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.
Jeff is Managing Director with Chipplehouse, and he brings his knowledge and appreciation for the economic and tech sides of green to thegreenrock.ca. he's also a big squash volunteer. Jeff was our first director!
finance and admin co-ordinator Amanda keeps all the things in order. she gets the hubs humming and makes sure all the right boxes are ticked. she's also a fun storyteller and a get-it-done machine. she and partner Jeff have three kids.
journalist, videographer, poet and all-around organized person, Melissa joined the team to run the Great Escapes project. she's looking for people who enjoy our outdoor spaces! we're grateful to Canada Summer Jobs for their support.
designer and cartographer Ashley brings the g2g maps - and all the stories they tell - to life with the ArcGIS online platform. she’s done graphics for awesome companies like Sandbox Gaming, Fire Emblem Community Compendium, and East Coast Trail.
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 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 treasurer for Cochrane Street United Church, and believer in neighbourhood and connection.
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 Association VP for NATIONAL, and host of the business television show Extrapreneurs.
is actively involved with the NL Chapter of Zero Waste Canada, and she loves going greener.
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