Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has 10 members, one member from each of the four Atlantic provincial governments, as well as a representative from Environment and Climate Change Canada. The remaining 5 Board members are drawn from sectors, stakeholders and rights-holders from across the region and beyond. The role of the Board is to strategically lead the organization.

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Gerald Crane, NL

Director, Government Relations, Research & Analysis

Gerald Crane is the Director of Government Relations, Research and Analysis with the Climate Change Branch of the Department of Environment and Climate Change. He has led a research and information development program since 2009 focusing on downscaling climate change projections, understanding sea level rise, and disseminating climate change information to stakeholders.

Kim Olson

Chair, ECCC

Sabine Dietz, Executive Director
Satya Ramen

Director, NS

Satya Ramen (MES, BSc) is a climate adaptation specialist with the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Climate Change, with a background in community-based climate action, urban planning, research, and systems change.

Sabine Dietz, Executive Director
Erin Taylor

Director, PEI

Erin Taylor is the manager of the Government of Prince Edward Island’s Climate Action Secretariat. She is a member of Natural Resources Canada’s Adaptation Plenary and a co-chair of their Coastal Management Working Group.

Sabine Dietz, Executive Director
Robert Capozi

Director, NB

Robert Capozi is Director of Adaptation at the New Brunswick Climate Change Secretariat, which facilitates the dissemination of climate change science and guidance to the public, communities, sectors, stakeholders, and partners.