The Team

Committed, dedicated, passionate.

The BAM team is working to help grow the bioscience sector in Manitoba. Keep us aware of your needs, so we can work for you. 

Tracey Maconachie, B.Sc.

Tracey Maconachie, B.Sc.

President

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Tracey is the voice for Manitoba’s bioscience community, advocating for its success, listening to its needs, and enabling it to enter stronger business environments. She has five cornerstone objectives: stimulate economic growth, develop strategic partners, build broad awareness, expand industry skills and knowledge, and position BAM as a world-class life science organization.

 

Lynda Nicol

Lynda Nicol

Senior Manager Projects & Programs

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Lynda’s role is to develop, implement and manage programs that bring value to BAM members and Manitoba's bioscience industry. Lynda’s goal is to help members make connections within the industry so they can gain knowledge and access to new opportunities while expanding their network within the province and beyond.

Allan Kotz, M.Sc.

Allan Kotz, M.Sc.

Membership Services Manager

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Allan’s primary responsibility is to ensure member satisfaction with the organization through communication. He is very passionate about the biosciences industry in Manitoba, with an avid interest in science, technology, and agriculture. He implements what he’s learned to help the members he serves succeed. Allan brings a strong science and agriculture background to the team.

Kim Kline, B.Ed.

Kim Kline, B.Ed.

Training and Development Director

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Kim evaluates, develops, and implements all of BAM’s training objectives. She is passionate about seeing others succeed. She believes in the benefits of professional development and is a keen and avid adult learner, living by the motto: "You will never cease to grow if you develop a passion for learning."

Fay Gilmore

Fay Gilmore

Office Manager

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Fay is the bond that holds BAM’s structure together. She has a keen interest in sharing knowledge with others. She enjoys building and developing individuals and organizations, and is interested in improving agricultural techniques.

Racquel Baert

Racquel Baert

International Business Development Project Manager

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Molly Slezak, B.BA.

Molly Slezak, B.BA.

Regional Manager, Prairie Biosciences Canada

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Molly works to expand the clean tech industry by connecting with companies, determining their needs and providing support, allowing them to be successful in the international marketplace. Molly is a results-driven project manager spanning the fields of marketing and sales, strategy development and financial analysis. She is passionate about helping business achieve their potential. 

Tobi Nifesi

Tobi Nifesi

Client Engagement Manager

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Tobi executes BAM's internal marketing strategy and develops communications strategies to promote BAM members. Through digital storytelling techniques and creative outlets, Tobi raises awareness of BAM members, programmings and news related to Manitoba's bioscience community to both industry and non-industry professionals.