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education provides meaningful careers but also creates critical, independent thinking important for the political and economic decisions facing Canadians. I also believe an understanding of science enhances our quality of life, allowing us to appreciate the wonders of our world and worlds beyond! Let Talk Science gets that message out. Foulkes joined the Let Talk Science Board of Directors in 2013 and was elected as its Chair in December 2016. She is also Chair of Tudor Pickering Holt Co. Securities Canada and a Corporate Director for Enerplus Corporation and Modern Resources.
Ms. Foulkes is an oil and gas and investment banking executive with over 30 years experience. She began her career working as a geologist in remote mining camps and on oil drilling rigs in western Canada. Her career evolved from the technical application of geoscience in hydrocarbon resource capture, to the strategic; as the architect and lead negotiator of international joint ventures.
Hilary has had a number of executive roles in both investment banking and oil and gas operations, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Penn West Exploration.
Ms. Foulkes is a Deloitte Women of Influence Speaker and a University of Waterloo Distinguished Alumni; she is a committed mentor and passionate promoter of education and science literacy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Hilary graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science from the University of Waterloo.
the leader of a Canadian R organization, I see every day how central science, technology, engineering and math are to the advancement of our economy and society. The great work of Let Talk Science fosters interest in STEM in our youth along with many of the soft skills needed to succeed in industry. Randy Frank currently serves as a Vice Chair for Let Talk Science.
Randy is also Director of Research and Development at 3M Canada. He currently leads 3M Canada technical organization including research and development, product engineering, technical services, quality and regulatory affairs.
Dr. Frank has spent much of his career at 3M leading new product development programs in a wide variety of industries including oil and gas, telecommunications, electrical utilities, mining and automotive. His expertise is in fostering a corporate culture that encourages creativity and risk taking while still maintaining a focus on commercial success. in Polymer Chemistry from McMaster University and holds an undergraduate and Masters degree from the University of Waterloo.
volunteer with Let Talk Science because I really believe in the importance of science literacy for everyone but in particular for the children and youth of today. The world around us is changing incredibly quickly and this knowledge is essential to an individual ability to fully participate. Noble is Secretary to the Let Talk Science Board of Directors, which she joined in 2010. She is also the Corporate Secretary of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.
Ms. Noble began her public service career with the federal government before joining the Ontario government where she held senior positions in the Ministry of Community and Social Services before serving as a Deputy Minister. Michele served as a Deputy for 10 years across a number of ministries, including Revenue and Correctional Services and Deputy Solicitor General.
She was then appointed as Secretary of the Management Board Secretariat for six years, where she played an instrumental role in the reform of government operations including implementation of a renewed accountability framework for the Ontario Public Service. After leaving the Ontario government, Michele became a consultant in the area of public policy and administration as President of Michele Noble and Associates Inc.
Ms. Noble is the former Chair of the Board of Governors of the University of Western Ontario and of the Board of Directors of Belmont House. Michele holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Business Administration from York University.
and math are skills that underpin all things that we do in our everyday lives. Understanding the excitement that the Let Talk Science team brings to the education of these skills is infectious and energizing something that I want to pass onto my two sons. Granger is the Treasurer of Let Talk Science. He has been with Ernst Young LLP for 28 years, and currently as a Partner, Assurance and Advisory Business Services.
He has extensive experience working with public and private clients in the technology field, including pharmaceutical and medical device research and development companies, and manufacturing and distribution organizations in the medical industry.
Warren plays a very active role in the community and is currently a Treasurer and Executive member for the Institute of Corporate Directors, a Secretary for the Rotary Club of London Foundation and Chairperson for the Canadian Club of London.
He graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Masters of Accounting and is a member of the Chartered Accountants Association of Western Ontario.
the science of how our world works is fundamental to innovation and progress in business Lets Talk Science is all about helping young minds acquire knowledge and skills to better understand our world. I have two daughters who thirst for knowledge of how the world works and so I like to serve LTS Koolaid. Boysen has been connected to Let Talk Science as an advisor for many years, and currently serves as a Director.
Mr. Boysen is the Chief Identity Officer at SecureKey Technologies Inc. Andre is responsible for positioning SecureKey growth strategy, cultivating opportunities in new and existing markets, and promoting demand for the company solutions globally.
Prior to joining SecureKey, Andre co founded and served as Chief Technology Officer of 724 Solutions Inc. and he served as Chief Technology Officer for Footprint Software and as Chief Executive Officer for the company Asia Pacific business.
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he was the Chief Executive Officer of Open Systems Limited. Andre also served on the boards of 724 Solutions Inc., Dexit Inc., Footprint Software Pty. Ltd., 305 Management Services and Open Identity Exchange. In 1999, he was named one of Canada Top 40 Under 40 in recognition of his vision and accomplishments.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa, a Masters of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from the University of Maine at Presque Isle. He currently lectures at Wilfred Laurier Schlegel Entrepreneurship Centre.
future is science in so many ways. We can build a prosperous, innovative society for the 21st century without strong scientific literacy and expertise. And we can do that without reaching and inspiring young people. That what Let Talk Science does so well and why I proud to help. Sancton joined the Let Talk Science Board of Directors in 2006 and is currently a Director.
Mr. Sancton is a Communications Consultant and Principal of Don Sancton Communications, in Beaconsfield, Quebec, where he advises numerous health, pharmaceutical and non profit clients. He started his career as a reporter and subsequently as an editor and publisher for a group of award winning Montreal area community newspapers.
He became the Head of Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs for Pfizer Canada Inc. in 1995, where he managed all external communications and the national corporate philanthropy program and acted as a corporate spokesperson.
A decade later, he became National Practice Leader, Health and Pharma, for the Canadian operations of the global public affairs agency, Hill Knowlton.
Don has been a volunteer in a variety of capacities for many professional, community and nonprofit organizations and he is a graduate of McMaster University.
me, Let Talk Science is the perfect intersection between the needs of our youth, our educators, and our country; in order to create a high functioning and productive society that competes and contributes successfully in a global economy. Advancing STEM education in Canada helps build critical thinking skills which benefit learners, workers, employers and ultimately all Canadians. Thomas joined the Let Talk Science Board of Directors in 2016 and is currently a Director. Linda is also Senior Vice President, Commercial Finance, for Shaw Communications.
Over her 25 year career, Linda has acquired experience in hardware and software technology as well as consumer packaged goods. Her work in strategy, product management, marketing, finance, sales and logistics has given her valuable insights across the spectrum of core business functions.