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Please feel free to contact us if you would like more information about our programs and services.

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Let’s Talk Science National Office

1510 Woodcock Street, Unit 12
London, Ontario Canada N6H 5S1

p: 519.474.4081
or 1.877.474.4081
f: 519.474.4085
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Let’s Talk Science St. John’s Office

70 The Boulevard
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada A1A 1K2

p: 709.754.4965
f: 709.754.4406
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Let’s Talk Science Calgary Office

Kahanoff Centre
105 12 Ave SE Unit 830
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2G 1A1

National Staff Listing

Management Team

Bonnie Schmidt, President and Founder
519.474.4081 ext. 225
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David Lapides
Vice President, Programs
519.474.4081 ext. 282
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Vanessa Nelson
Vice-President, External Relations
519.474.4081 ext. 283
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Marietta (Mars) Bloch
Associate Vice President, Professional Learning
Interim Manager, IdeaPark
519.474.4081 ext. 271
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Cailin Clarke
Director, Planning and Organizational Development
519.474.4081 ext. 229
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Stephen Lippa
Director, Digital Programs
519.474.4081 ext. 257
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Sara Steers
Director, Philanthrophy
519.474.4081 ext. 223
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Glenda Casimir
Manager, Community Development and Emerging Opportunities
519.474.4081 ext. 253
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Isabel Deslauriers
Manager, Let’s Talk Science Outreach
519.474.4081 ext. 255
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James Woolcox, Interim Manager, Web Strategy & Development
519.474.4081 ext. 256
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Nikki Morton (On maternity leave)
Manager, Finance, Administration and Information Systems
519.474.4081 ext. 226
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Scott Taylor
Interim Manager, CurioCity
519.474.4081 ext. 238
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Education Programs & Volunteer Engagement

David Lapides, Vice President, Programs
519.474.4081 ext. 282
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Stephen Lippa, Director, Digital Programs
519.474.4081 ext. 257
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Marietta (Mars) Bloch, Associate Vice President, Professional Learning
519.474.4081 ext. 271
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CurioCity

Scott Taylor Interim Manager, CurioCity
519.474.4081 ext. 238
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Laura Brown
Education Specialist
519.474.4081 ext. 237
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Michel Genest
Education Program Consultant, CurioCité 
519.474.4081 ext. 264
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Kim Taylor
Education Specialist
519.474.4081 ext. 247
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Craig White
Education Program Consultant
519.474.4081 ext. 251
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IdeaPark

Marietta (Mars) Bloch, Interim Manager, IdeaPark
519.474.4081 ext. 271
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Candace Beaton
Education Program Consultant
519.474.4081 ext. 286
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Cecilia Bungay 
Education Specialist, Sentier d'idées
519.474.4081 ext. 249
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Natalie Crinklaw
Education Specialist
519.474.4081 ext. 287
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Lynn FitzPatrick
Education Program Consultant
519.474.4081 ext. 260
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Jill Snider
Education Program Consultant
519.474.4081 ext. 265
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Let’s Talk Science Outreach

Isabel Deslauriers, Manager, Let’s Talk Science Outreach
519.474.4081 ext. 255
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Holly Baker
Regional Coordinator, Let’s Talk Science Outreach (Atlantic)
519.474.4081 ext. 254
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Christina Carnovale
Coordinator, Let’s Talk Science Challenge and Events
519.474.4081 ext. 250
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Lauren Hollis
Program Support Coordinator, Let's Talk Science Outreach
519.474.4081 ext. 259
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Jenna Friedt
Program Support Coordinator, LTS Outreach
519.474.4081 ext. 259
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Nicole Kaiser
Regional Coordinator, Let’s Talk Science Outreach (Ontario) 
519.474.4081 ext. 232
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Susie Taylor
Program Support Coordinator, Let’s Talk Science Outreach
519.474.4081 ext. 240
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TomatosphereTM

Stephen Lippa, Director, Digital Programs
519.474.4081 ext. 257
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Laura Brown
Education Specialist 
519.474.4081 ext. 237
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Lorna Collins
Project Coordinator, TomatosphereTM
519.474.4081 ext. 231
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Nicole St-Cyr
Program Support Coordinator
519.474.4081 ext. 268
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Community Development and Emerging Opportunities & Indigenous Initiatives

Glenda Casimir, Manager, Community Development and Emerging Opportunities
519.474.4081 ext. 253
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Erin Kelly
Coordinator, Indigenous Initiatives
519.474.4081 ext. 269
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Erin Macpherson
Coordinator, Indigenous Initiatives
519.474.4081 ext. 241
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Charles Paradis
Coordinator, Partner Engagement
519.474.4081 ext. 276
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External Relations

Vanessa Nelson, Vice-President, External Relations
519.474.4081 ext. 283
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Communications

Maggie MacLellan
Senior Communications Officer
519.474.4081 ext. 239
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Desiree Newhook
Communications Officer (On maternity leave)
519.474.4081 ext. 252
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Kate Soper
Communications Officer
519.474.4081 ext. 252
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Carolyn Tomkins
Communications Coordinator
519.474.4081 ext. 248
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Meghan Matthies
Communications and Marketing Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 267
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Fund Development

André Motuzas, Manager, Donor Relations
519.474.4081 ext. 224
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Deirdre Crilly
Coordinator, Report & Proposal Writing
519.474.4081 ext. 275
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Beth Houslander
Coordinator, Prospect Research & Donations
519.474.4081 ext. 222
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Sara Steers
Director, Philanthropy
519.474.4081 ext. 223
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Rosie Triebner
Senior Development Officer
519.474.4081 ext. 234
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Web Strategy & Development

James Woolcox, Interim Manager, Web Strategy & Development
519.474.4081 ext. 256
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Mark Borden
Web Content Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 261
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Kyle Burleigh
Web Development Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 258
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Kyle Guillette
Web Application Developer
519.474.4081 ext. 230
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Symon Luu
Front-End Web Developer
519.474.4081 ext. 262
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Mattea Turnbull (On maternity leave)
Front-End Web Developer
519.474.4081 ext. 262
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Finance, Administration and Information Systems

Nikki Morton (On maternity leave), Manager, Finance, Administration and Information Systems
519.474.4081 ext. 226
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Rick Van Der Ley , Manager, Finance, Administration and Information Systems
519.474.4081 ext. 269
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Melissa Broadfoot
Senior Administrative Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 263
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Mercia Conway Harris
NL Office Administrator
519.474.4081 ext. 285
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Lorna Collins
Office Manager
519.474.4081 ext. 231
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Scott Lawrance
Program Support Coordinator
519.474.4081 ext. 245
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Christine Meharg
Finance Assistant 
519.474.4081 ext. 228
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Bonnie Moir
Administrative Assistant 
519.474.4081 ext. 221
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Nicole St-Cyr
Program Support Coordinator
519.474.4081 ext. 268
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Rick Van Der Ley
Finance, Administration and Information Systems
519.474.4081 ext. 269
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Ashley Verhaaff (On maternity leave)
Database Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 245
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President’s Office

Bonnie Schmidt, President and Founder
519.474.4081 ext. 225
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Cailin Clarke
Director, Planning and Organizational Development
519.474.4081 ext. 229
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Melissa Parker
Event Manager, Canada 2067
519.474.4081 ext. 258
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Julie Misener
Executive Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 246
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Heather Small
Coordinator, Human Resources
519.474.4081 ext. 227
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Debra Thomas
Human Resources Assistant
519.474.4081 ext. 270
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