Julianne Griffin

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, 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 as a Director on the Grenfell Foundation’s East Chapter, the YMCA Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Directors, and the Ronald McDonald House Charities Newfoundland & Labrador. She is also a member of the Atlantic Chamber’s Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Advisory Committee, the Northern and Rural Affairs Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and an Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) Ambassador. She is also an active member of the Economic Developers Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2021 and 2022, Julianne was nominated for the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards for the Social Impact (Regional) Category.
Julianne is also the President of the local Trappers’ Running Club and an avid community volunteer. Julianne is a strong advocate for economic and community development in Labrador. She 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.