Our team

Tom Gilmore

Tom GilmoreEnergy Manager
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Graduating from UNB with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Tom supports UNB’s Sustainability, Energy and Utilities, Energy Management Program, and the Central Heating Plant on Campus.  UNB has a long standing energy management program that contributes to avoided utility costs while reducing GHG.  UNB’s Central Heating Plant burns renewable wood fuel and averages 40-60% of its annual steam production from renewable wood waste.  Tom is passionate about efficiency, realizing that certain tasks need to happen and goals need to be accomplished, just do it the most efficient way possible.

Danielle Smith

Danielle SmithSustainability Coordinator
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Danielle studied at UNB and holds a BSc in Biology and a MScF, with a focus on wildlife management. Danielle was the founding Sustainability coordinator and has developed the program from the ground up. She has successfully implemented the campus free food planters, developed a UNB waste management program, created 3 pollinator gardens and a medicine wheel garden, developed the interactive tree trail, and developed four volumes of the Green Review. Some current programs that Danielle is working on are: UNBees, Plastic Free UNB and the UNB Climate Change Action Plan. Danielle is passionate about sustainable living and is a fabric artist, which she does in her spare time.

Nikole Watson

Nikole WatsonEnergy Coordinator 
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Nikole has a BSc in Civil Engineering from UNB and has a LEED Green Associate designation. At UNB she is working on utility meter reliability and looking for new energy efficiency opportunities for the campus. Nikole is passionate about sustainable buildings, biking, and supporting local.

Mike Hardy

Mike HardyClimate Change Officer 
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Mike holds a BSc in Biology from the University of Prince Edward Island and a Master of Environmental Management from UNB. He oversees a number of programs focused on climate change and engaging the campus community. Mike loves getting new ideas off the ground and is always happy to help make projects and events a success!

Swarna Naojee

Swarna NaojeeWaste Management Officer 
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Swarna is an international student from Mauritius, in her third year of Environmental and Natural Resource Management at UNB. She is completing a work study position with UNB sustainability, working towards her personal goals of incorporating environmental stewardship practices with socioeconomic aspects. Outside of school hours, Swarna enjoys tree identification, bike rides around town and trips to the river.

Maggie Gilmore

Maggie GilmoreSustainability Officer 
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Maggie studied at UNB and holds a BSc in Environmental and Natural Resource Management. At UNB Sustainability she is developing the Fredericton Campus Sustainability Plan, assisting with student programming, and designing sustainability graphics.  Maggie is passionate about sustainable local food, and enjoys growing vegetables and raising hens.

Baani Dhillon

Baani DhillonSustainability Engagement Officer 
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Baani completed her BHSc with a double major in Health Studies and Geography at Western University. Currently, she is in her first year of the Master of Environmental Management (MEM) program at UNB, while completing a work study position with UNB Sustainability. Baani's interests include climate change adaptation, green economies, and sustainable transportation within the fields of policy and governance.

Renée D'Souza

Renee D'SouzaSustainability Officer 
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Renée holds a BSc in Wildlife Biology & Conservation from the University of Guelph and a Master of Environmental Studies from Queen’s University. She is currently working on increasing the sustainability of transportation at UNB, as well as helping to coordinate a campus apiary and beekeeping club. In her spare time Renee enjoys exploring local waterfalls and trying out different restaurants.