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.
treasurer Gail is a proper townie who loves a good story and a good laugh. she's also commercial account manager intern, commercial financial services at RBC Royal Bank. she holds a B.Comm from Memorial and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh.
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.
Meghan is an access and privacy analyst by trade, a lawyer by training, and a theatremaker at heart. she plays roles in theatre behind the scenes, from costuming to directing. she's a local enthusiast and community supporter.
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!
campaign co-ordinator Natalie loves making g2g movies, and is a graduate of Memorial's Communications Studies program with a Diploma in Performance and Communications Media, Natalie is excited to see where local, social, and green take her.
Amanda the admin-er keeps things moving. she runs a busy household with three kids, and on the side she's the order-keeper for the admin side of guide to the good. she holds a BBA from Memorial, which earned her lots of work out west, but now she's was happy to be at home in CBS.
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
heads Memorial's University's Centre for Social Enterprise.
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 Provincial Expansion Coordinator at Choices for Youth and a well-known community guy.
is a strategic management expert and is studying social resilience at Carleton University
is a Start-Up Advisor with NLOWE and loves to spend weekends travelling NL.
is an award winning communications strategist, and host of the business television show Extrapreneurs.
is actively involved with the NL Chapter of Zero Waste Canada, and she loves going greener.
is a partner of Mobile Guests (the company that build the g2g website!) he enjoys music, hockey, golf and digital marketing
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