Annette Comeau
Annette Comeau Chief Executive Officer

Annette Comeau is Chief Executive Officer of LearnSphere Canada and a member of the organization’s Board of Directors. As the founding CEO, she charted a unique path, taking the organization from start-up to leader in training and workforce development services.

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Little known fact about Annette: 

Annette is an avid distance runner, having completed marathons in New York, Chicago and Paris (twice) and three half marathons in Toronto & Fredericton. She is also a closet artist with a few of her works proudly displayed by friends and family. 

Amy Boudreau
Amy Boudreau Chief Operating Officer

Amy joined LearnSphere in 2011, as coordinator for an international development project.  That role evolved into project management on both international and domestic fronts.  Most recently, Amy was promoted to Chief Operating Officer.  Fully bilingual and well-versed in results-based management, Amy has extensive experience managing the complete project cycle, from...

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Little known fact about Amy:

At 16, Amy moved from her native Regina, SK to Winnipeg, MB to pursue her dream of becoming a professional ballerina with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company.  She danced professionally and toured internationally before quitting at the age of 20. Although that particular chapter of her life is closed, she still dabbles in dance.

Hazel Howland
Hazel Howland Controller

Hazel has been providing bookkeeping services for LearnSphere since its inception. She is a self-employed bookkeeper with numerous long-term clients and also provides training and support services for small businesses. Hazel plays a pivotal role in managing LearnSphere’s corporate and project accounts.

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Little known fact about Hazel:

As part of her commitment to community-building and poverty alleviation, Hazel has travelled to work in very hands-on development projects in Belize, Cameroon and Haiti.

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Laura Maynard Senior Project Manager

Laura leads the newly-opened LearnSphere Nova Scotia office, our base for exploring new opportunities in Atlantic Canada. Having joined the LearnSphere team in 2010 to run our Training for the Non-Profit Sector (TNPS) program, she drew upon her project management and stakeholder engagement skills to grow this program from a...

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Little known fact about Laura:

Having grown up on a dairy farm in rural PEI, she could, at one point, give a cow a show-worthy haircut. Just don’t ask her to replicate those results on a non-bovine form. 

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Hannah Westner Senior Project Manager

Hannah joined LearnSphere as a Senior Project Manager in October 2019.  She holds a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Nutrition and a minor in Chemistry.  While she began her career as a clinical dietitian, providing individual counselling in hospital and home care, she very quickly realized that she...

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Little known fact about Hannah: 

She sang for 7 years in an a cappella quartet called Common Threads.  Their last concert (although they didn’t know it at the time) was to a packed audience at the Capitol Theatre in Moncton in 2000 at an International Women’s Day celebration.

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Lauren Caines Project Manager

Lauren joined LearnSphere’s Halifax office in the summer of 2017 to manage the pan-Atlantic Export Market Access Program (EMAP) and E-Tools for Exporting (E for E). With a background in nonprofit fundraising, Lauren has extensive experience building relationships and writing proposals. She particularly enjoys learning about all the careers and businesses that...

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Little known fact about Lauren:

Lauren makes it her mission to try every food and beverage establishment in Halifax and so far has patronized over 200 restaurants.  

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Catherine Dubé Project Manager

Having worked with LearnSphere since 2011, Catherine Dubé relies on her keen sense of initiative and responsibility to manage LearnSphere’s Pan-Atlantic funding programs. Catherine is a graduate in Office Administration of O’Sullivan College, a private college in Quebec, where she is continuing to study administration part-time.

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Little known fact about Catherine:

Her favourite quote is by Victor Hugo: “The spirit is enriched by what it receives; the heart, by what it gives.”

Carolyne Mongrain
Carolyne Mongrain Project Coordinator

Carolyne joined LearnSphere as Project Coordinator in March 2014. She is currently working on LearnSphere’s Training for the Non-Profit Sector and ProfitLearn programs. Her discipline and rigour help keep project budgets tightly controlled and project activities on track for achievement of results.

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Little known fact about Carolyne:

Carolyne is a home-renovation enthusiast. On the weekend, she likes to roll up her sleeves and get her hands dirty, taking on projects big and small. 

Sheila Roussel Communications and Administrative Assistant

Sheila joined LearnSphere as Communications and Administrative Assistant in September 2019. She plays a vital role supporting the management and staff of LearnSphere in their administration, client service delivery and communications duties. Originally from Edmundston, Sheila is fully bilingual and has over 20 years of office Administration experience.

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Little known fact about Sheila:

Sheila is passionate about cooking, health and wellness. She loves long walks and hiking with her family.

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