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    Darian Bird
    Darian Bird

    Events & Member Services Manager
    Darian was born in Goose Bay and has most recently resided in St. John's while attending university. Darian has a diploma in Business Administration and has recently received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Memorial University. She has previously worked in customer service roles, as well as at the YMCA-NL in St. John's in an accounts and membership services role.

    Darian has two younger brothers and enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, fitness, as well as other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing and spending time at the cabin.

    Julianne Griffin
    Julianne Griffin BA, MPR

    Chief Executive Officer
    Julianne moved to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, in April 2010 after accepting the position of Logistics Coordinator with the LNCC. She remained with the LNCC for six years in roles relating to event management, public relations, and marketing. Julianne worked for the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay as the Director of Economic Development and has also worked in various capacities with the governments of Alberta and Nova Scotia. In July 2019, Julianne accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer with the LNCC.

    Julianne brings significant experience to the organization relating to economic development, event management, communications, public relations, marketing, tourism, and member relations. She holds degrees in sociology and public relations, and a Masters degree in public relations from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, N.S. She currently sits on the Central Labrador YMCA’s Campaign Cabinet committee, the East Chapter of the Grenfell Foundation, and the local Trappers’ Running Club.

    Julianne enjoys canoeing, camping and hunting in the great outdoors, as well as running and cycling. She currently resides in Happy Valley-Goose Bay with her husband, Chris, and her sons, Maxwell and Asher.

    Chantel Aylward
    Chantel Aylward BBA

    Office Manager
    Chantel was born and raised in HVGB and has an extensive background with management, client relations and finance. Chantel graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Memorial University.  Locally she has worked as Store Manager of Reitman's and held the position as Office Manager at Valley Business Equipment.

    Chantel resides in Happy Valley-Goose Bay with her partner, Leanna, and their dogs, Oliver and Isabelle.