Other Volunteers

Humber Natural History Society liaison: Lois Bateman (Corner Brook)

Volunteer Naturalists & Event Leaders: Lancy Cheng, Alvan Buckley, Catherine Barrett, Allison Mews, Doug Ballam


Bird Records Committee

Bruce Mactavish, Jared Clarke, John Wells, Alvan Buckley, Dave Fifield

Protected Places

Purpose: Support Nature NL’s mission to conserve nature through our support for ecologically well connected, representative systems of protected areas (parks and other area-based conservation measures) at the federal and provincial levels

Scope: Participation in terrestrial and marine protected area consultations and campaigns

MacGregor Parent (Chair), Doug Ballam, Nick White, Jen Sullivan, Laura King

Science Team

Purpose: Support Nature NL’s mission to conserve nature. Help conserve NL’s terrestrial and marine ecosystems through participation in government and industry processes, consultations (eg letter writings, meetings), and activities (research, position statements, etc). Use our scientific expertise to contribute advice, make suggestions, and raise questions.

Scope: Environmental/impact assessments (federal and provincial) related to oil and gas, forestry, resource development, etc; Species at Risk (endangered species) consultations

Laura King (Chair), Nick White, Tiffany Small, Len Zedel

Award Committees

Tuck-Walters Award Committee

Bill Montevecchi (Chair), Lois Bateman, Henry Mann, Nick White

Wild Things Scholarship Committee

Sara Jenkins (Coordinator) with board and external reviewers from the conservation community (names not released for privacy)

Internal operations


Julia Sparkes (Chair), Michelle Fitzsimmons, Laura King

Tech Team

Purpose: Ensure efficient, modern technological systems for Nature NL’s internal and external operations

Scope: Website, membership systems, communication systems, financial software, etc

Sohil Pramij (Chair), Julia Sparkes, Sara Jenkins, Laura King

HR Committee and Nominating Committee

Purpose: Ensure Nature NL has the right policies, procedures, and staff in place

Scope: Staff, contract, and volunteer management; development of HR policies

Sara Jenkins (Chair), Gavan Watson, Jared Clarke, Justin So, Laura King