Board of Directors

Josh Sherrill, JD Irving Ltd.
Director, President and Chair

Simon Bockstette, NS Dept. of Lands & Forestry
Director, Vice-Chair


Joel Taylor, Port Hawkesbury Paper
Director, Treasurer

Shona Millican, NB Dept. of Natural Resources

Director, Secretary

Mary Myers,  PE Dept. Environment Energy & Climate Action

Peter Yates, NF Dept. of Fisheries and Land Resources

Rick Archibald, Northern Pulp


Britta Fiander, Genome Atlantic


Key Personnel


Executive Director

Executive Director

Stefan has an extensive background in R&D, emerging technologies, and business development. He has worked in commercialization of pest management technologies in a variety of leadership, managerial, business development, and sales capacities.  With more than 20 years of experience, a Master of Business Administration degree, a Professional Certificate in Business Management, and a Science degree; Stefan is eager to help develop AtlantTIC into a world-leading organization for Tree Improvement.

As the Executive Director of AtlanTIC, Stefan will lead, coordinate, and promote AtlanTIC.