Jocelyne has over 25 years of business experience in the field of education, training, senior management and business entrepreneurship. She has recently retired as an International advisor at the Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick. Prior to that, she has been the Director of the Centre for International Business Studies at the Université de Moncton where Jocelyne has coordinated and participated in many trade missions around the world involving students and Canadian companies. In September 2008, she was nominated by the Minister of Health to the Board of Directors of the new Health Authority. She served on boards such as the Export Development Canada (EDC) and International Educators Association of Canada.
Dr. Frances LeBlanc, D.C., serves primarily the healthcare and not-for-profit sectors as a clinician, executive and consultant. Frances’ works as the Executive Director of Hospice Southeast New Brunswick (HSENB), consultant, chiropractor, and new founder. Frances’ focus is in supporting organizations that help advance fairness and equity, and improve the lives of New Brunswickers.
Jenna MacDonald resides in the Chaleur Region and works in the transportation and logistics industry. She graduated from Saint Mary's University with a bachelor of commerce and she now works at the LOGISTEC Stevedoring as Sales Manager for Atlantic Canada. Jenna also has great experience in social media; she manages a lifestyle blog called There’s a Shoe for That. She uses the platform to be an ambassador for local products and services, parenting advice and to help inspire family travel. Her skill sets include communications, marketing, social media and logistics.
Olaitan immigrated to Saint John from Nigeria in 2014 as an international student in University of New Brunswick (UNB)'s MBA program. She founded her first business Ocrej Consulting where she assisted with the settlement of over 100 international students in Canada. A Canadian Immigration Consultant committed to providing access for the visible minority community, she serves as the principal consultant of 7th Laurel Immigration Consulting. In her previous position as a Deal Facilitator with IBM, Olaitan was instrumental in building rapport and fostering relationships. This social entrepreneur is very civic-minded. She is the founder and president of the Black Business & Professional Network Inc., vice-president of the Nigerian Canadian Association of New Brunswick, a two-time volunteer for the United Colors of Fashion-UCOF and was a mentor once this year with the SJMNC Jump Start Program. A married mother of three, Olaitan is passionate about empowering immigrants to employ their skills and experiences in their communities.
Angele Miller is from Cocagne and she is the founder of Abundant By Design and ACTIVPOP; she is the Co-Founder and consultant of Inca Glow and Co-Founder of Caulipop and Creekside RNR. Angele pursued studies in natural medicine and has been working in the natural food & beauty industry for over 20 years. She has strong knowledge and passion for helping new and existing brands succeed. She has experienced many facets of business in many sectors from small retail to launching brands internationally, as well as to designing and manufacturing. Angele was also nominated for Canada’s Top Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Her skills sets include business & entrepreneurship.
Elizabeth Eldridge is from St. George and is the founder and director of multiple businesses: Arpeggio Music Therapy, Arpeggio Health Services, and Elizabeth Eldridge Consulting & Professional Speaking Services. In addition, she is currently launching a new company called Summit Corporate Wellness. Elizabeth has completed her bachelor's degree in music therapy and completed various other courses. Elizabeth is a passionate mental health advocate and is actively involved on several boards. She likes to stay involved in causes that are close to her heart in her community; she has recently revived the Chamber of Commerce in her community. Her skills sets include strategy, legal and governance, as well as business and entrepreneurship.