The Team

Committed, dedicated, passionate.

The BAM team is working to help grow the bioscience sector in Manitoba.  

Values:
·       We are passionate about biosciences
·       We are driven by our members’ needs
·       We strive to achieve excellence in all that we do
·       We collaborate with our members and the community

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.

 

Kim Kline, B.Ed.

Kim Kline, B.Ed.

Director, Training and Development

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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."

Lynda Nicol

Lynda Nicol

Director, Operations

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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.

Racquel Baert, M.Sc

Racquel Baert, M.Sc

International Business Development Project Manager

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Racquel is leading the Prairie Biosciences Canada program to support clean biotech companies to expand their international markets. She has an avid interest in science and technology and is looking forward to helping grow the cleantech industry on the prairies.

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.

Sheri Huetter

Sheri Huetter

Training Coordinator

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Sheri is responsible for assisting the Director of Training and Development with administration and implementation of training and workforce development strategy. Her enthusiastic approach draws people in and she strongly believes “good is the enemy of great!

Temitope Ojo

Temitope Ojo

Program Event Coordinator

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Temi participates in the planning of meeting relating to association events while working closely with industry stakeholders to develop and implement programs to grow the bioscience sector in Manitoba. She coordinates the launch of events by facilitating, creating and coordinating the preparation of work statements, schedules, and budgets.

She is a positive-minded and result-driven individual with a relentless passion for excellence and an insatiable desire to change the world.  She enjoys building solid, trusting relationships with diverse multi-disciplinary and management teams while providing a superior level of client service to facilitate program efficiency and productivity.

Wajihah Mughal, PhD, MSc

Wajihah Mughal, PhD, MSc

On maternity leave until late 2020

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Wajihah is an ambassador who promotes strategic partnerships within the community. She executes the engagement and development of relationships to implement projects that facilitate the commercialization of technologies within the bioscience sector. She enjoys building new connections with industry to foster an innovative and collaborative environment that goes beyond the prairies.