Christine brings fifteen years of combined education and practical experience in the fields of planning and environmental science. She has worked with communities across Northwest Territories, Canada and abroad in waste management, climate change adaptation planning, housing, resource management and communications. She has published material in book and chapter form, sharing effective processes and tools for public engagement and participation with other practitioners.
Jennifer Luckay, CDG
Design Manager, Business Support
Jen wears multiple hats with her role at PlanIt North. As Design Manager, she is a multi-talented creative designer who conceptualizes fresh solutions for print, web, and other platforms, both traditional and digital — skilled in branding, communications, and design to strengthen business competence. For the Business Support side of her role, Jennifer is very much a results-orientated professional accustomed to surpassing expectations in a deadline-driven environment. Certification in project management, she provides support to both the team and clients, participates with all levels of a project to help ensure everything runs smoothly from start to finish.
Rabia will be joining the PlanIt North team in January 2020.
Michael Gilday, B.Comm.
Born in Iqaluit and raised in Yellowknife, Michael holds a Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary and has worked in finance, economic development and program implementation in the private and public sectors. Michael competed as a member of Team Canada at the 2014 Olympics, and broadcast with CBC for the 2018 Olympics and for recent international short track speed skating events . Leveraging his experience and leadership gained as a coach and elite level athlete and through stints in mining, government, and broadcasting, he works passionately to develop made in the north solutions to issues that are important to Northerners.
Shauna has been working with communities across the Northwest Territories since moving to Yellowknife in 2008. She has been engaged in research, facilitation, on-the-land workshops and community development work, with a focus on support for community engagement in regulatory processes, community-based environmental monitoring initiatives and locally driven renewable energy projects. She managed the northern program of the Pembina Institute (a clean energy non-profit thinktank) for four years. Shauna has a B.A.Hons in International Development and an M.A. in International Affairs. Shauna is currently in her second term as an elected Yellowknife City Councillor and serves as Deputy Mayor.
Sylvia will be joining the PlanIt North team in January 2020.