The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Staff Directory

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NVCA Administration Office
8195 8th Line
Utopia ON L0M 1T0

Call Us: 705-424-1479

General Inquiries:
Permit Inquiries:​
Media Inquiries:

Office of the CAO

Doug Hevenor, Chief Administrative Officer, ext. 225

Conservation Services Liason

Byron Wesson, Conservation Services Laison

Corporate Services

Sheryl Flannagan, Director, Corporate Services, ext. 228


Kerry Jenkins, Administrative Assistant​, ext. 272

Kimberly Winder, Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, ext. 221


Maria Leung​, Senior Communications Specialist​, ext. 254

Alicia Sharp​, Communications Assistant


Christine Knapp, General Accountant, ext. 240

Megan Muxlow​, Accounting & Payroll Clerk​,  ext. 252

​Information Services & Technology​​​

Hendrik Amo, Manager, Information Services & Technology​, ext. 241

Robert Bettinelli, Information Management & Technology Specialist, ext. 266

Lyle Wood, GIS Analyst, ext. 248

Darcy Persad, GIS/Database Technician

Conservation Services

Kyra Howes, Director, Conservation Services, ext. 259


Fred Dobbs, Manager, Stewardship Services, ext. 237​

Sarah Campbell, Aquatic Biologist, ext 243​

Shannon Stephens, Healthy Waters Program Coordinator, ext. 239

Laura Wensink, River Restoration Technician​, ext.​ 275

Emily Phillips​​​, Restoration Technical Assistant​


Rick Grillmayer, Manager, Forestry, ext. 230​​

​Land Operations

Mike Bacon, Manager, Lands & Operations, ext. 255

Robert Taylor​, Lands & Operations Technician​​

Clint Collis, Lands & Operations Technician, ext. 258

Spencer Macdonald, Lands & Operations Technician, ext. 255

Elise Barr-Klouman​, ​Event Facilitator, ext. 236​

vacant​, Custodian​

​Environmental Education

Susan Hall, Environmental Education Assistant

Stephanie Zsolnay, Environmental Education Senior Associate

Amanda Mckibbon, Environmental Education Assistant

Watershed Management Services

Chris Hibberd, Director, Watershed Management Services, ext. 229​

Christine Wilcox​, Development Review Assistant, ext. 268​​


Dalia Al-Ali​​, Senior Engineer, ext. 247​​

Megan Durkin​​, Water Resource Engineer, ext. 226​

Josée Courtemanche​​, Water Resource Engineer, ext. 260​

Michael Saunders, Engineering Technologist, ext. 223

Charles Springall, Engineering Technologist​

Sheri Steiginga, Flood Operations Field Specialist, on leave​

Taryn Arsenault​, Flood Operations Field Specialist​, ext. 267​

Watershed Science

Ryan Post, Manager, Watershed Science, on leave

David Featherstone, Senior Ecologist​​, ext. 242​

​​Ian Ockenden, Acting Watershed Science Supervisor​, ext. 234

Sarah Thompson, Acting Source Water Coordinator

Jennifer France​, Watershed Monitoring Technician

Alyssa Deurwaarder​, Watershed Science Ecologist

Erin McLeod​, Watershed Science Technician


Ben Krul​, Manager, Development Planning & Permits​, ext. 231

Emma Perry​, Planning Ecologist​, ext. 244

Davin Metheral​, Planner I​​, ext. 278​

Katelyn Wardlaw, Planner I, ext. 222

Tyler Boswell​, Planner I, ext. 233​

Mariella Leccese​, Planning & Regulations Assistant (co-op)

​Regulations & Enforcement​

Tyler Mulhall, ​Regulations Technician,​ ext. 245​ 

Meagan Kieferle​ , Senior ​Regulations Technician, ext. 238​

Stacy Van Opstal, Regulations Technician, ext 270​​​

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