Board & Committees

Techsploration is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors which includes:


Heather CruickshanksOwner, L.E. Cruickshanks Sheet Metal Limited

Vice President
Donald Hill – Career Pathways Consultant
Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Tracy Smith – Partner, Boyneclarke LLP

Adam Bird, CPA – VP Finance and Administration, ReelData A.I

Past President
Sherry Donovan – VP CFSI Interiors – Millwork Division & Senior Director Human Resources



Kathleen Allen – Principal, Ivany Campus, NSCC

Teri Sproul, OCtd – Intelligence Officer, Canadian Armed Forces

Jenn Priske – Executive, REDspace

Dr. Mita Dasog – Faculty of Chemistry, Dalhousie University

Akira Evans – Program Navigator, Women Unlimited, NSCC

Rebecca Isowa – Associate Dean, Electrical, Transportation & Innovation
Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship
Mohawk College

Ardena Paul – Architectural Engineering Technician, Fathom Studio
Techsploration Alumna

Michel Raymond – Division Vice President, Nova Scotia Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Ann Sylliboy – Post Secondary Consultant, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey


Techsploration also gathers support and guidance through its volunteer committees. Interested in volunteering on a committee? Please contact us.



Governance Committee

Audit and Finance Committee

Program Advisory Committee

Marketing and Communications Committee

Fund Development Committee

Scholarship Committee (ad hoc)