BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Members of the Board are connected to skilled trades and technologies through industry, education, and government. The Board meets regularly, and an annual general meeting is held each December in conjunction with our Skills Excellence Awards.
If you’re interested in becoming a board member, please contact our Executive Director, Courtney Gouthro: courtneygouthro@skillsns.ca or (902) 491-3598

LUKE YOUNG, President
Owner, Lucas Technology & Analytics
lukeyoung@skillsns.ca

ASHLEY DELONG, Vice President
Associate College Registrar, NSCC

TRENT SOHOLT, Secretary / Treasurer
Executive Director, Nova Scotia Construction Labour Relations Association

HEATHER CRUICKSHANKS
Owner, LE Cruickshanks

KEITH GELNHORN 
ADHA/ Diverse-Abilities Transition Coach & Trainer, ADDvocacy ADHD & Life Skills Coaching Ltd.

AARON HEBB
Sales Representative, Sherwin Williams

DON HILL
Career Exploration & Experiential Learning Consultant, Department of Education & Early Childhood Development

TRACEY LEARY 
Education Consultant, Workers’ Compensation Board

NEIL MACDONALD 
02 Lead Teacher, Strait Regional School Board

CALUM MACLEOD 
Labour Relations Officer, Nova Scotia Construction Labour Relations Association

VANESSA MARGUERATT 
Manager, Industry Relations – Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency

BLAIR MIKKELSEN
Training Director, IBEW Local 625 JATC

JEFF NASH 
Architectural Technologist, M&R Engineering

KEVIN O’HALLORAN
Faculty, Nova Scotia Community College

LISA TILLEY
Partner, Uprise Consulting

SHANNON TRITES 
Executive Director, Automotive Sector Council of Nova Scotia