Accessing a Skilled Workforce Task Force (ASW)

This task force aims to attract and retain talent in our region. They focus on:

  • Immigration to achieve Ivany population targets
  • Ensure youth retention through work integrated learning to ensure successful job placement
  • Entrepreneurship training and development

Chair, Accessing a Skilled Workforce:
Michele Peveril, Director, Corporate Governance & Audit, Halifax Port Authority


2021-2022 Members

  • Michele Peveril, Chair- Director of Strategy & Corporate Secretary, Port of Halifax
  • Brad Smith- Mainland Building Trades
  • Captain Sean Williams- CFB Halifax
  • Chantal Brine- Enpoint
  • Chris Googoo- Ulnooweg
  • Cynthia Dorrington- Vale & Associates
  • David Rideout- Metroworks
  • Faten Alshazly- We Us Them
  • Jennifer Montgomery- Blue Door Group
  • Jennifer Oldham- Intertalk Systems
  • Joanne Bernard- Easter Seals of Nova Scotia
  • Kenneth Oguzie- Africa Canada Trade and Investment Venture
  • Lauren Murphy- The Clean Foundation
  • Robert Wooden- Dalhousie University
  • Robyn Byrne- Wilsons Heating & Security
  • Suzanne Fougere- Events East Group
  • Suzanne Rix- Cox & Palmer
  • Yemi Akindoju- Vanity Fashions Limited

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