Mentor Connect&Share Moncton

admin February 4, 2017

September 16, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venn Centre
735 Main Street
Moncton, NB E1C 1E5

Join The Mentra for an opportunity to #ConnectAndShare with the seasoned mentors in your region. Network with other like-minded mentors and share your experiences and knowledge around mentorship.We’ve got an inspirational panel lined up to help lead some thought provoking discussions. Mentoring is a social activity, so this event is designed to be collaborative. Let’s get the conversation going to help bring growth to the people of our community.


2:00-3:00 Panel discussion with panelists: Nancy Mathis, Dawn Arnold, Trevor MacAusland, Adrienne O’Pray (bios below)

3:00-3:15 Q&A

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-4:15 Moderated table discussion

4:15-4:30 Summary and closure

4:30-5:00 Networking

The event will close with a half hour dedicated for mentor networking so that you can all get together to connect, share, and ultimately get to know the mentors in the ecosystem.

Questions? Contact Shelagh Cooney, Program Coordinator:


Nancy Mathis

Nancy Mathis brings her personal experience as a serial founder and nationally recognized innovator to her roles as Executive Director of the Wallace McCain Institute and partner at Pivotal Input. In these capacities, she mentors over 30 business leaders informally and formally.

Dawn Arnold

Dawn Arnold is the Chair of the Frye Festival (Canada’s only bilingual international literary Festival and Atlantic Canada’s largest literary happening) and Councillor at Large for the City of Moncton. With over twenty-five years of experience in the literary world Dawn brings a passion for words to everything she does, but is particularly proud of the enormous impact that the Frye Festival is having on youth literacy in New Brunswick.  Dawn serves on a variety of community boards and has received a number of awards including the Order of New Brunswick, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and two Paul Harris Fellowships. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto, the Radcliffe Publishing Program at Harvard and the Institute of Corporate Directors’, Directors Education Program at the Sobey’s School of Business at Saint Mary’s University.

Trevor MacAusland

Trevor MacAusland has a natural ability to unite people around a common cause. As the Director of Business Development for 3+ Corporation, Trevor works tirelessly to strengthen the region’s entrepreneurial and economic development community.  In his previous role as Executive Director of Propel ICT, he created the Launch36 accelerator program, helping the organization in exceeding their target of launching 36 companies over the program’s three year-tenure.

Trevor’s significant contribution to New Brunswick’s Knowledge Industry was acknowledged when he received the KIRA Special Recognition Award in 2013. Trevor has also won awards for Community Engagement and Industry Commitment, an award for the Accelerator / Incubator of the Year for the Atlantic Canada region from Startup Canada, and an award from the Government of New Brunswick for Excellence in Fostering Innovation.


Adrienne O’Pray

Adrienne O’Pray is a seasoned organizational leader, with more than 20 years’ experience in senior management positions in the public and private sectors.

Adrienne is currently President & CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council. She is responsible for leading the Council in its work to champion entrepreneurship and promote robust economic policy debate and development in New Brunswick.

Over the past 20-plus years, Adrienne has developed expertise leading cultural change, strategic planning, business development, operations and operational leadership. She has lead teams to success in business strategy, marketing, sales, information technology, client service and organizational development.

Have questions about Mentor Connect&Share Moncton? Contact The Mentra

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