Board of Directors
SOAR was registered on April 15, 2018 with an initial 6 directors. We are working to diversify the board, such as further representation of rural coastal communities, fishers, indigenous people, and marine animal researchers.
Dr. Alex Hay - Dalhousie University - Department of Oceanography
Dr. Eric Bibeau - Canadian Hydrokinetic Turbine Test Centre
Dr. Rick Wallace - Peacebuilding Consulting International
Ken Paul - Assembly of First Nations / Assemblee des premieres Nations
Joe Fitzharris - QS Atlantic Inc.
Greg Trowse - Luna Ocean Consulting Ltd.
SOAR is working to develop an Advisory Board with committees, such as rural coastal communities, fishers, First Nations, finance and legal, marine animal research, ocean technology, marine energy, supply chain, marine operations and safety, outreach and education, and government relations.
Please contact us if you are interested in joining the crew. Together we will SOAR!
Jan Sebastian LaPierre - Outreach and Education - A for Adventure
Dr. Richard Karsten - Marine Energy (Oceanography) - Acadia Tidal Energy Institute
Dr. John Colton - Sustainable Community Development - Acadia Tidal Energy Institute
Chloe Malinka (Ph.D. candidate) - Marine Animal Research - Aarhus University, Denmark
Darren Hayes - Marine Energy (Operations) - DARE Technology Ltd.
Andrew Carlisle - Ocean Technology - Xocean
Dr. Brian Sanderson - Marine Animal Research - Independent Environmental Services Professional
More coming soon ...