CPAWS Newfoundland Staff


Suzanne Dooley          Co-Executive Director

Suzanne started working with CPAWS-NL in April 2009. She has a Bachelor in Environmental Studies and a three-year diploma in Marine Environmental Technology. Before working at CPAWS-NL Suzanne worked in South East Asia with an organization to promote sustainable fishing practices. In addition, Suzanne has worked with other NGO’s, where she gained valuable experiences and a dedication to our natural resources.

Suzanne loves the outdoors and traveling to remote places on the island with her partner, toddler  and two dogs.

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Tanya Edwards            Co-Executive Director

Tanya joined the NL chapter of CPAWS in January 2004. She has a Masters of Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Science degree obtained from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. She has considerable academic and work experience in promoting environmental protection through sustainable use and establishing protected areas across the province. She has experience in developing, coordinating, supervising and implementing various conservation projects.

Tanya has a passion and love for the outdoors and enjoys spending time camping, boating and hiking with her husband, son and daughter.

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