Our Team Members

Janelle Kennedy

The project lead for N-CAMP is Janelle Kennedy, a Senior Science Advisor in the Government of Nunavut, Fisheries and Sealing Division. The Division is part of the Department of the Environment, and it is responsible for the Nunavut Fisheries Science and Research Agenda which supports the Nunavut Fisheries Strategy.  Janelle has a background in Marine Science as well as in Ocean and Coastal Management and Governance. She has previous experience from her involvement as a director of the Nunavut Coastal Resource Inventory. This program collected traditional Inuit knowledge concerning the distribution of coastal marine life in Nunavut, and is an important precedent for N-CAMP.

Contact: jkennedy1@gov.nu.ca  or phone: (867) 975-7706


Sarah Arnold

Sarah Arnold is a Fisheries Sector Specialist with the Department of Environment, Sarah assists Kivalliq communities with fisheries development projects that range from small-scale stock assessment, to collecting Inuit qaujimajatuqangit, and working with other agencies to create management plans. She is looking forward to having even more occasion to get out on the land (and sea!) with the pilot N-CAMP sessions and other projects in 2014. Sarah completed her training in Natural Resource Management in her native Australia, and prior to moving to Rankin Inlet spent several years on "working holidays" with 18 months camping around Australia, a trip across South Africa, and a year living in Montreal and Quebec City. Sarah loves having the opportunity to keep traveling with her job, and is especially passionate about visiting and working with communities to increase their involvement in wildlife research and management.

Contact: sarnold@gov.nu.ca or phone: (867) 645-6752


Laurie Lee

Laurie Lee is the Fisheries Sector Specialist in Kitikmeot. She too has a background in Natural Resource Management, and her duties include the implementation of the Nunavut Fisheries Strategy in Kitikmeot region.

Contact: llee@gov.nu.ca or phone: (867) 473-2698


Alex Flaherty

Alex Flaherty works for the Fisheries and Sealing Division as the N-CAMP Field Coordinator, providing assistance in developing and delivering community-based fisheries training and data collection programs, including coordination of field camps, maintaining equipment and supplies, keeping regular contact with communities involved, guiding and informing communities on their fishery development activities in the months that follow a camp being done, conducting fisheries research and creating maps of study sites.  He has years of outfitting and hunting and fishing experience to apply to the N-CAMP program.

Contact: aflahertyenv@gov.nu.ca