Our Board

Nicole Kucherenko

Chair

Nicole graduated from the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law in June 2017 and is now a practicing lawyer in Halton Hills. Prior to obtaining her law degree Nicole attended Queen's University where she completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours). Nicole has been involved in various environmental initiatives and organizations during her time as a student.

Cindy Toth

Vice Chair

Cindy Toth, HB.Sc., Dipl. EST (IHE) is recently retired from the Town of Oakville after serving as Director of the Environmental Policy department for almost 14 years. She has a degree in biological sciences and international diploma/masters in environmental science and technology. Cindy brings to the Board 35 year’s experience as an environmental scientist and policy strategist working on environmental sustainability, energy management, climate change, biodiversity, contaminated lands, air quality, outreach and education, environmental monitoring and data and indicator reporting.

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Lee Hartwell

Treasurer

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. After many years living full time in Toronto , spending weekends and summers in Burlington, Lee and his wife moved to rural Burlington in 2008 where they are members of Cedar Springs Community Club .

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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Rob Bigler

Board Member

Rob is a senior business leader with significant global management and strategy experience. On the environmental side this has included developing business plans for cogeneration, biodigestion and second generation bioethanol. Rob is also a licensed civil engineer with a strong interest in sustainable design for buildings and communities. He has an MBA from Wharton and a BSc and MSc from Stanford University. Rob is excited to help the Halton Environmental Network become a strong local force for climate action

Andrea Bradley

Board Member

Andrea is a lawyer and holds a Master in Environmental Studies as well as a Master of Laws. She currently works as a professor in the Paralegal Program at Sheridan College. Previously, she worked in private practice in Indigenous rights law and has volunteered her time with numerous legal and educational community groups.

Louise Brownlee

Louise has a B.Sc (Honours) in Biology and an M.B.A from Queen’s University. After a marketing career, Louise has dedicated volunteer hours to enviromental causes - planting trees with Oakvillegreen, helping to organize environmental conferences with Oakville high schools with the Oakville Community Foundation and raising awareness of environmental issues with local clubs such as the Canadian Federation of University Women’s Club of Oakville.

Lynne Jenkins

Lynne Jenkins has a BSc from Penn State University and an MBA from McMaster. She has worked for many years in consumer product management and project management roles. Her most important role has been raising three kids in Oakville. She is passionate about diversity and the environment. She can often be found walking her dogs in the beautiful trails in the Halton Region.

Raj Krishnamoorthy

Partner Deloitte

Raj Krishnamoorthy is a Partner in the Risk Advisory practice with Deloitte with over 25 years of experience. Raj works in the Technology risk and governance practice in Canada. Raj has a Master’s degree in Commerce. He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) in England and Wales, a Chartered Accountant (CA) in Canada, a Certified Information Systems Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Raj is also on the Board of Ascend Canada, an organization dedicated to furthering the careers of Pan Asians in the Canadian workplace.

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Moira Matsubuchi-Shaw

An Oakville resident, Moira has been involved in volunteer work with a number of organizations and schools. One of her primary interests is the connection between agri-food systems and climate change and the development of solutions.

Herb Sinnock

As Director – Sustainability for Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, Herb is responsible for all aspects of corporate sustainability vision, strategy and culture, including implementation of Mission Zero, the institution’s ambitious plan to reduce energy consumption, waste to landfill and greenhouse gas emissions.

Prior to joining Sheridan College, he was Manager of the Centennial Energy Institute at Centennial College in Scarborough, Ontario. With nearly 25 years of experience in the energy sector, Herb has worked in project management, technology research and product development for projects funded by Ontario Centres of Excellence, Ontario Power Authority, US Department of Energy, US Air Force, City of Lowell Massachusetts and Yankee Atomic Electric Company. In addition to many other academic and professional credentials, he holds a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Energy Engineering and Electrical Engineering, respectively.

Herb’s passion is driving transformational change throughout organizations of all scale and scope, with a focus to realizing a sustainable future for all species on earth. To this end, he has founded two research and development companies to innovate and commercialize energy and environmental technologies. He is an early pioneer of smart grids with a patent to his name and credit on global standards for distributed energy systems. He is a key sponsor of community energy planning projects in Town of Oakville and City of Brampton. For a decade he was a member of Burlington’s Sustainable Development Committee and served as Chair of the committee for 2 years. He is a sought-after public speaker with wide and varied experiences as a keynote presenter, session chair, and workshop facilitator.

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