Executive Director of CCMH Halifax
Jennifer has been a massage therapist and educator for over 20 years. She has experience opening and operating health care facilities, private colleges, and seminar companies. Her involvement with career colleges began in 1993 as a curriculum developer and instructor. Jennifer currently operates the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy in Halifax. Her many projects include program development, curriculum review & revision, accreditation preparation, student services, and staff & faculty support.
Senior Corporate Officer
CBBC Career College
Reinhard Krupp has been in the training field for over 30 years. He has gone from training Canadian military recruits, to teaching students in martial arts, to earning his Master's Degree in Education and teaching elementary and high school students. Reinhard has teaching experience from grade primary right through to senior high school, and for the past 9 years has been teaching adults at CBBC Career College. Reinhard is also responsible for curriculum development and regulatory compliance, as well as teaching new college instructors how to become more effective in the classroom through training in his personally developed Train-the-Trainer program.
Vice President, Admissions - Eastern College
Gail has been in the field of education since graduating with her B.A. and B.Ed. from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1991. Following five years as the Education Manager at the Medical Society of PEI, Gail began her career in private colleges, starting as an Instructor in Charlottetown at CompuCollege (now Eastern College). From there Gail transferred to Moncton to manage the newly opened campus of Eastern College. Over the next nine years she managed Eastern College campuses in Moncton, Halifax, Fredericton, and St. John’s. Gail then joined the Executive Team of Eastern College as Vice President of Admissions and has been working in that capacity for the past 15 years. She has served on the PCANS Executive in the roles of President, Vice President, and is currently the Secretary of PCANS.
Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education
Jewell is the new Executive Director of NSCECE. A recognized leader in the non-profit sector, she has a career anchored in helping children and families thrive. Jewell’s collaborative leadership style has resulted in significant innovation and lasting impact in the communities where she works, such as the geographic expansion of family resource services for families across Annapolis County, and most recently, the establishment of the YW Jean E.S. Irving Centre of Women and Children – a $3.5 million project designed to provide multi-layered educational, employment, housing and childcare supports to women and children, in Greater Moncton community. Jewell’s commitment to social justice and willingness to use her voice to affect change, has led her to many decision-making tables, not to mention center stage at the United Nations, a life changing experience she writes about in the international best-selling anthology: Dreaming Big Being Bold, Inspiring Stories from Trailblazers, Visionaries, and Change Makers, Vol 1. An introvert at heart, Jewell spends her free time writing fiction and enjoying the outdoors with her husband Tim, their five young adult children, and Ollie – their Wonderdog.
Commercial Safety College
March 2010 – Present
Jeremy Nichols has worked in the private career college sector for seven years, and is currently the General Manager of Commercial Safety College, a leading training facility for the transportation and heavy equipment operation industries. A graduate of Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, NS (B.Comm), Jeremy has also held positions in the healthcare sector and with the Government of Nova Scotia.