Members

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 pwgsc.gc.ca

Canadian Hydrographic Service - Atlantic

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

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

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 gmail.com

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

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

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

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 mun.ca

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 gov.ns.ca

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

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

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

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

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 gov.nl.ca

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

Tel  902-426-8319  -  Email: vladimir.kostylev at nrcan-rncan.gc.ca

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 gov.pe.ca

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

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

Parks Canada Agency

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

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

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 gov.nl.ca

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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