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Our Team

Senior Management

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Executive Director (she/her)

Joining the team as FBC’s Program Director and now serving as Executive Director since March 2020, Jennie’s background in program design and implementation for all ages, as well as customer service and outdoor recreation have provided a wealth of applicable experience. Jennie is integrated into our community, living and working in Fredericton for the better part of a decade. 

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Program Director (she/her)

An avid lover of the outdoors, Emma lived in Belize for five years working for a conservation NGO that hosted three wildlife rehabilitation programs for globally endangered species where her role included designing and implementing education and outreach programming . Conservationist, hiker, climber, paddler, diver. She joined the FBC team in the fall of 2020.

Board Members

President (he/him)

Software engineer, residential real estate owner/manager, SCUBA divemaster, 15-year UNBRI member, and avid runner and climber.

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VP Business Development (he/him)

CEO of Envenio, a venture-backed startup, raised $2.1M funding, background in BD and Mechanical Engineering. Former UNBRI member & climber.

VP Programming (she/her)

Festival Director of the Outdoor Outdoor Film Festival (OOFF), Carlie is an experience Recreation Leader and Tourism & Special Events Coordinator. Carlie has been involved with FBC since it’s inception, including working as the Acting Executive Director on Jennie’s maternity leave. Carlie is also the a rock climbing leader with the GTFONB Adventure Club.

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Vice President (she/her)

Kathy is an enthusiastic climber, she bring lots of energy to the table. She has enjoyed indoor and outdoor climbing for the past two years. She has put that energy to good use for New Brunswick sport climbing, helping develop policies and procedures. She is now looking to focus that energy into helping advance and develop programming for FBC.

VP Strategic Planning & Research (he/him)

Andrien Rackov is a research scientist and lab manager at the Research & Productivity Council (RPC), a not-for-profit Crown Corporation in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where he and his team help clients from diverse sectors answer critical research questions. He regularly engages with existing and potential clients and identifies and acts on growth opportunities. Andrien understands the value of community-driven organizations and is keen to help support the Fredericton Bouldering Co-op in its strategic goals, values, and aspirations. He loves bouldering at FBC and spending time outdoors climbing, hiking, and cycling.

VP Human Resources (she/her)

Marcelle has been climbing outside for over 20 years, mostly in New Brunswick, and was a member of the UNB Rock and Ice Club for many years, serving on the executive for 2 years.   She was also a board member for an environmental NGO for 4 years.  I’m a land use planner in my day job and am used to working with local governments and navigating the bureaucratic process for permits.

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VP Finance (he/him)

Deepak started climbing at the gym in 2023 and has quickly become a regular part of the community. He works full-time in tech, currently an engineering manager at a company named Cvent. Deepak is originally from India, and moved to Fredericton in 2020. Deepak enjoys music, travelling and walking or biking on the trails here in summer. As well as climbing, Deepak plays volleyball and frisbee.

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