Emily Thomas

Emily is a recent graduate of the Master of Arts in Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Gudrun Helgadottir

Gudrun is a professor of tourism dividing her time between Holar University College in Iceland and Telemark University College in Norway. She had the pleasure of heading the host committee for NAF2013 in Holar and looks forward to NAF2015!

Andrew Lush

Andrew is a watershed manager, and a volunteer advisor with the UPEI Institute of Island Studies.

Godfrey Baldacchino

Godfrey is a member of the Department of Sociology at the University of PEI and the editor of Island Studies Journal.

Laurie Brinklow

Laurie is the chair of the conference planning committee and coordinator of the Master of Island Studies Program at the University of PEI.

David Douglas

David is a professor emeritus at the University of Guelph and a lifetime member of the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation.

Ryan Gibson

Ryan is the past president of the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation and a faculty member in the Department of Geography at Saint Mary’s University.