Position: Vice Chair of the Board, Ex officio member of Audit Committee
Date of Appointment: October 2015
Education: Currently pursuing a Masters of Art in Communication (Mount Saint Vincent University); Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing (Université du Québec à Montréal); Variety of professional development programs (Kennedy School of Government, Hautes Études Commerciales, MIT/Harvard); Process Improvement certification in Lean Six Sigma.
Experience: Manager of Stakeholder Relations at TransCanada who is responsible for engagement and consultation for the Energy East Project in New Brunswick; Career spans over 20 years of progressively senior public affairs experience in the provincial and federal public service, the not-for-profit sector and industry, working for organizations such as J.D. Irving, T4G Limited, Elementary Literacy Inc. and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
Behind the Scenes: Patrick has served as a board member for numerous organizations including: Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick, Symphony New Brunswick, the Chalmers Regional Hospital Foundation, the Boys & Girls Club and KIRA Awards. In 2006, he received a life membership for his involvement with the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival.
Patrick on NBCC: "New Brunswick’s public and private sector institutions require a highly skilled workforce to improve our productivity and compete successfully in our era of global opportunities. NBCC is extremely well positioned to provide excellence in training programs and skills development.”