COIN membership is multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral and is composed of organizations and agencies which have a mandate for, and can contribute to, the development, coordination and implementation of ICOM programs, including policy initiatives and a regional coastal zone information infrastructure. Membership currently includes the four Atlantic Provinces, eleven federal departments/agencies, NGOs, community organizations, the private sector and academia

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

William Blight, Regional Manager, Real Property Geomatics Services
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Tel: 902-496-5160 - Email: william.blight at

Canadian Hydrographic Service - Atlantic

Robert Capozi, Coastal and Marine Planner
New Brunswick Department of Environment
Tel: 506-453-8946 - Email: robert.capozi at

Norval Collins
Communication, Environmental and Fisheries Consultants
Tel: 902-425-4802 - Email: ncollins at

Angela Douglas, Executive Director
Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Coalition on Sustainability
57 Ambrose St., Charlottetown, PE C1A 3P5
Tel: 902-218-2594 Email: coalition.sgsl at

Ray Finn, Regional Director, Ecosystem Management
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region
Tel: 709-772-2442 - Email: ray.finn at

Sgt Gary Frail
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Tel: 902-426-6677 - Email: gary.frail at

Richard Gallant, Deputy Minister
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development
Tel: 902-838-0983 - Email: rkgallant at

Grant Gardner, ACZISC Association Board of Directors and
Coastal Zone Canada Association
Associate Vice-President (Academic), Memorial University of Newfoundland
Tel: 709-737-3259 - Email: ggardner at

Pierre Gareau, Manager,
GeoNOVA Program Information Management Services

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
PO Box 1523, Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3
Tel: 902-424-0173 - Email: gareaupl at

Carol Lee Giffin, Formation Safety and Environment Officer
Formation Satety and Environment, Maritime Forces Atlantic, National Defence
Tel: 902-427-0550 (ext. 6881) - Email: at

Randy Gillespie, ACZISC Association Board of Directors
Director, Applied Research, School of Ocean Technology, Marine Institute
Tel: 709-778-0764 - Email: randy.gillespie at

Leslie Grattan
Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association
Tel: 709-739-8176 - Email: lgrattan at

Tim Hall, Regional Manager, Oceans and Coastal Management
Ecosystem Management, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region
Tel: 902-426-4116 - Email: tim.hall at

Nicole Hynes, Resource Planning Supervisor, Sustainable Fisheries and Oceans Policy
Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Tel: 709-729-1140 - Email: nicolehynes at

Vladimir Kostylev, Section Head, Coastal and Shelf Studies,
Natural Resources Canada

Tel  902-426-8319  -  Email: vladimir.kostylev at

Albert MacDonald, Director, Municipal and Land Use Planning Secretariat
Prince Edward Island Department of Finance and Municipal Affairs
Tel: 902-368-5582 - Email: afmacdonald at

Brian McShane, Innovation Officer
Policy, Analysis and Intelligence, Industry Canada
Tel: 709-772-6602 - Email: mcshane.brian at

John Oliver, Environmental Compliance Specialist
Regulatory Affairs
, Energy Policy
Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources
Tel 709-729-2365 - johnoliver at

Parks Canada Agency

Kathryn Parlee, Ecosystem Advisor
Strategic Integration and Partnerships, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region
Tel: 902-426-1719 - Email: kathryn.parlee at

Brent Rowley
EIT Group
Tel: 902-420-1435 - Email: browley at

Nicole Rowsell, Senior Policy, Planning and Research Analyst, Policy and Planning
Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation
Tel: 709-729-
1589 - Email: nicolerowsell at

Science Atlantic
Attention: Lois Whitehead, Executive Director
Tel: 902-494-3421 - Email: lois.whitehead at

Eric Theriault, Advisor, Environmental Affairs
Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board
Tel: 902-496-0742 - Email: etheriault at

LCdr Robert Thwaites
Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre, National Defence
Tel: 902-721-1906 - Email: bob.thwaites at

Peter Wells, Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership
Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada
Tel: 902-237-0600 - Email: oceans2 at

Louise White, Regional Health Risk Assessor and Toxicology Specialist
Safe Environments Programme, Health Canada
Tel: 902-426-7598 - Email: louise_white at

Bill Whitman, Manager, NS Coastal Secretariat,
Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Tel: 902-532-8449 - Email: whitmawe at

The ACZISC holds three meetings per year in the Atlantic provincial capitals by rotation. In addition it organizes thematic workshops as required. The meetings and workshops are attended by ACZISC members and by observers from all sectors, including government departments and agencies, NGOs, community groups, the private sector, First Nations and by university students. If they are unable to attend, individuals who would like issues raised before the ACZISC should bring these to the attention of the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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