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Meet The Team

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Environmental Scientist

Sophie is an animal lover who loves learning new things in the biological field. She was our Eco Tech at Nature Camp in 2022 and once she graduated with a bachelor of science in Biology, we hired her back full time as our new Eco Tech! She is looking forward to gaining more experience in the field with HRAA!

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Ecological Technician

Ryan is an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for golfing and fishing. Growing up on the Nashwaak, he spent countless days honing his fishing skills in the beautiful waters. During his time at UNBSJ, he became familiar with the Hammond River, further deepening his connection to the area. After spending the last two years away from New Brunswick, Ryan is thrilled to be back in the province he calls home, where he enjoys being outdoors and working on and around the water.

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Student Ecological Technician

Logan grew up in Rothesay and is currently studying biology at the University of British Columbia. He has a deep love for camping, hiking, and fishing, and is thrilled at the opportunity to work with both camp and field teams. Logan is eager to learn as much as possible from these experiences and is motivated by his exploration and study of all things outdoors.



Executive Director

Melissa has been a member of The Hammond River Angling Association her whole life! Growing up, she was involved in many events, like Fishing Derbies, Expos, Annual Dinner & Auction and even helping build the Conservation Center. She organizes the rentals, runs the office, and Chairs the Annual Auction & Dinner! Melissa's outstanding contributions have been recognized with the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal in the Quispamsis Region.

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Paul joined the HRAA membership in 1991 and has served the association in several capacities, including newsletter editor, Membership Committee chair, Maintenance Committee, Audit Committee, Dinner & Auction Co-Chair, Board member, Treasurer and President.


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Project Manager

Sarah is a nature enthusiast, who loves fishing, hiking, and exploring. 

 When not in the office, she can be found outside exploring with her 2 young boys!

Sarah is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal in the Sussex Region, the Eco Hero Award from the Conservation Council of NB and the GROAT (Greatest Ranger of all Time) Award from Water Rangers.

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Camp Director

Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Camp Director role, holding a Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from UNB and boasting over 25 years of experience in the field. Her deep-rooted passion for the outdoors shines through in her work, as she is not only an outdoor enthusiast herself but also dedicated to educating youth in outdoor skills and development.

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