Atlantic Region

New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island  


The Regional Champion is an executive named by the Chair of the Regional Federal Council and represents the region on the National Managers’ Community ADM Advisory Board. The role of the Regional Champion is to ensure that regional executives are engaged and the voice of managers is heard and profiled, while also providing the NMC Regional Lead and Steering Committee Chairs/Co-Chairs with strategic advice and guidance.

Kent Estabrooks
Regional Champion
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
(506) 452-3342


As a member of the NMC Secretariat, the Regional Lead has a role in leading NMC efforts to influence policy by reflecting the voice of managers to Public Service decision-makers. They are a facilitator and information broker, bringing people together and helping them share best practices, resources and contacts.  

The Regional Lead collaborates, liaises and provides support and advice to Steering Committee Chairs/ Co-Chairs and members in their respective Regions. They represent NMC at events, including Regional Federal Council meetings and other horizontal senior level communities, advocating on issues of importance to managers.


Barbara Schneider
Regional Lead
Mobile: xxx-xxx-xxxx


Provincial Steering Committees are led by Chairs/ Co-Chairs and comprised of managers who represent their department/agencies. The Committees hold monthly/quarterly steering committee meetings. They provide a source of intelligence and feedback of information from the departments/agencies about manager issues and innovations. The committee members communicate the information about NMC activities and opportunities to Managers in their respective departments/agencies and participate in developing, implementing and monitoring of the provincial action plan which reflects the strategic objectives of the NMC.

New Brunswick

Brock Belliveau
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Cell: (506)-533-4854

Michel Robichaud
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Public Services and Procurement Canada
(506) 292-9174


Newfoundland and Labrador

Dara Mayo
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Service Canada
Cell: (709) 351-3828


Lesley Cowan
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Agriculture Canada

Nova Scotia

Mavis Suh-Che Mbende, MA
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
National Research Council Canada
(902) 440 4429

Charlene Mathieu
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
(902) 402-7930


Prince Edward Island

Catherine MacInnis
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Veterans Affairs Canada
Cell: (902) 314-4060

Lauranne Mason
Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Veterans Affairs Canada
Cell: 902-314-8714


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