Our Board

Mike Shaw

Chair

Mike has been with the Halton Environmental Network for over 2 years and recently took over the role of chair in April of 2016. He is passionate about using the skillsets that he brings to the table from a consulting background to provide strategic guidance and help out with the organization in any manner possible.

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Dmitry Kats

Board Member

Dmitry is a seasoned professional with 20+ years’ international and Canadian experience in private sector, non-profit, government, and academic positions including extensive involvement with sustainability and corporate social responsibility, conservation and environmental planning, research, management, consulting, business development, philanthropy and fundraising, environmental awareness, stakeholder and public communication, engagement and partnership, team building and staff management.

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Josh Siteman

Board Member

Josh joined the Halton Environmental Network (HEN) as a director 2014. He is a registered environmental professional (EPt) focused on sustainability, policy and legislation, and works for leading research photo-biology and systems integration company, Intravision Group. Intravision is a small but global company developing economically viable controlled environment agriculture technologies for tomorrow's food security.

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Lee Hartwell

Board Member

Lee Hartwell is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in a variety of roles in different industries here in Canada , in Europe and the US . He has served on not for profit boards including the YMCA , Community Youth in Action Network and has served as President of two recreational clubs in Ontario.

Marsha Smith

Board Member

Over the last 15 years Marsha has worked at the nexus between information science and environmental management, with a wealth of experience from private entrepreneurship, NGOs and the public sector. Marsha holds both a Master of Environmental Science from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies specializing in Information Technology and Biophysical Systems from the University of Waterloo. She has worked overseas with governments and NGOs on improving water quality in the Caribbean and has worked at the federal level protecting species-at-risk in Canada.

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Nicole Kucherenko

Pieter Knispel

Pieter Knispel graduated from York University with a Masters in Environmental Studies, and is currently working for CIBC where he has spent the last 10 plus years in a variety of roles. After dabbling with a few environmental initiatives over the years Pieter is looking to play a larger role and helping EcoPartners (formerly Halton Environmental Network) however possible.

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Tristan Mohamed

Tristan has worked in various spheres in the past including private industry, NGOs, federal and provincial government. He has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Management from the University of Toronto and a law degree from the University of Ottawa.

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