Executive Director

Lindsay Gauvin

Lindsay Gauvin holds a Master of Science from the University of Moncton (Class of 2017) with a focus in Ecology. Lindsay has a passion for all non-living and living things and has a keen interest in public education and environmental research and monitoring. Her responsibilities include grant writing, day-to-day administration, accounting, report editing, scientific design, program development, supervision of staff, organizational networking, and community outreach planning. Lindsay is using her position as a platform to get residents of the Petitcodiac River watershed excited about the unique mosaic of ecosystems found in their backyards. This is accomplished by increasing transparency of the PWA’s work through social media, newsletters, and presentations. Lindsay can be reached at executivedirector@petitcodiacwatershed.org

Project Manager

Emily Piggott

Emily recently obtained her Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Carleton University (Class of 2018) and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Saint Francis Xavier University (Class of 2016). Throughout her academics, Emily has developed a strong interest in environmental remediation, sustainable development, and community education. In her spare time, Emily enjoys exploring all that the Maritimes have to offer through camping, hiking and cycling. A past project assistant at the PWA, Emily is excited to be back working on the Water Quality Monitoring Project, combining her love of the outdoors with her enthusiasm for scientific research and environmental chemistry.

Project Leader: Green Infrastructure

Sarah Jardine

Project Leader: Broken Brooks

Shane Boyd

Shane Boyd is the Project Leader of our Broken Brooks program. Having a passion for the environment, he graduated from Mount Allison University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in environmental science and minoring in biology and astronomy. Two years later, he went on to get a community college diploma in electronic engineering technology, majoring in alternate energy systems. Shane enjoys meeting and working with new people who also take an interest in environmental topics. His goal is to help improve the environment in the Petitcodiac watershed through remediation projects and educational outreach. Currently, he is working on the Broken Brooks project with the summer students, performing culvert assessments in the Hall’s Creek watershed and remediating rivers where culverts prevent fish from migrating upstream to more suitable waters.

Senior Project Assistant: Broken Brooks

Lauren Farley

Lauren Farley will be entering her third year at Dalhousie University this fall majoring in marine biology and sustainability. Lauren has a strong passion for marine and freshwater environments and is committed to the conservation of these habitats and the organisms within them. Lauren’s future career goals lie with conservation and biology, and she hopes to gain experience with the field and in the field this summer working for the PWA. This will be Lauren’s third summer working as a summer student with the Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance and she is very excited to be back and part of the team again!

Senior Project Assistant: Broken Brooks

Taylor Wood

Taylor Wood is a UNB student going into her fourth year of Civil Engineering where she plans on specializing in Water and Environmental Engineering. Once she receives a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, she plans on completing a Masters. Taylor enjoys anything to do with the outdoors, like hiking, camping, and spending all day at the beach! This is her first summer working with the PWA, she’s excited to meet new people, gain more knowledge in her field, and have fun!

Senior Project Assistant: Nature Guide

Brittany Cormier

Brittany is a student of Mount Allison University nearing her graduation next year in Environmental Studies and International Relations. She enjoys her studies and is dedicated to gaining a deeper understanding of environmental policies and sustainability initiatives. Brittany is an environmental enthusiast who loves exploring, and is ecstatic to work for the Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance! Her plan this summer is to devote her time promoting the biodiversity of the Greater Moncton Area and gain hands on experience working directly with our watershed. Her dream would be to see a Wood Turtle strolling around its natural habitat this summer.

Senior Project Assistant: Nature Guide

CLaire Barnes

Claire Barnes is currently pursuing a BSc. Advanced Dual Major in Biology & Psychology at St. Francis Xavier University. She enjoys spending time outdoors all year long and can be found hiking, kayaking, wakeboarding, skiing, or snowboarding. This summer, Claire will be working on the Nature Interpretation Project with hopes of educating the community about the importance of water quality and habitat sustainability. Claire is eager to share her knowledge of biology with others and is seeking to inspire individuals to appreciate and support the Petitcodiac Watershed. This is her first summer working with the PWA, she’s excited to be “out-in-the-field”, meet new people, and work with the team!

Past Staff

Jenna MacQuarrie – Past Project Manager: Water Quality Monitoring, Microbiology Lab, Health & Safety

Theresa Johnston – Past Project Leader: Broken Brooks & Atlantic Canadian Culvert Assessment Toolkit

Mariah Robichaud – Past Project Leader: Waste Warriors Program and Project Assistant of the Wood Turtle

Abbie Gail Jones – Past Project Assistant

Sarah Dale – Past Project Assistant

Bryan Gallant – Past Broken Brooks Project Assistant

Ryan Furlotte – Past Broken Brooks and Wood Turtle Monitoring & Videography Project Assistant

Andrew Downey – Past Project Leader of the Wood Turtle Monitoring, Outreach & Education, Videography

Laura Windhorst – Past Project Leader of the Local Ecological Knowledge Project

Matthew Vickruck – Past Fish Population Monitoring & Urban Biodiversity Enhancement Field Technician

Holly MacDonald – Past Graphic Design Coordinator

Celine Leblanc – Past Translation Coordinator

Julie Hatcher – Past Broken Brooks, Species-at-Risk Monitoring and Volunteer Program Development Project Assistant

Will Bauer – Past Broken Brooks Project Assistant

Courtney Smith – Past Project Leader of the Wood Turtle Monitoring and Stewardship Program

Alex Miller – Past Petitcodiac Fish Recovery Coalition project assistant. He is also a member of the North American Youth Parliament for Water.

Kyle Morand – Pas Water Quality & Storm Water Management Project Assistant

Christine Gilroy – Past Project Leader, she is pursuing a Master’s degree studying Atlantic Sturgeon.

Monik Richard – Past ED, now works as Senior Biologist with Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Susan Linkletter – Past Manager, now pursues full time organic agricultural endeavours in Salisbury, NB

These staff were all amazing- each in their own way. They went above and beyond, and helped shape the gregarious and supportive atmosphere in the PWA offices. We will certainly miss you guys, but we look forward to seeing where your careers take you. Keep in touch!