Speaker

Raissa Marks

The Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet)
Government Relations Director

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Raissa grew up in rural Albert County, New Brunswick. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environment from McGill University in Montreal, and a Master of Environmental Studies from York University in Toronto, where she specialized in community building, citizen engagement, and education for sustainability.  Most recently, she served as Executive Director of the New Brunswick Environmental Network, a communications network that links together over 100 non-profit environmental groups in New Brunswick. Skilled in facilitation and consensus-building, Raissa thrives on the unique challenge that comes from guiding people from diverse sectors and backgrounds to work together to achieve common goals.