Our Board of Directors
Since moving to Fort McMurray, in 2006, he has volunteered on boards and committees including Leadership Wood Buffalo (also an alumnus), the Northern Lights Health Foundation, TEDx Fort McMurray, Suncor's Performing Arts Centre, Community Futures Wood Buffalo and the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce. He has also been a part of the Wood Buffalo Recreation Society, Social Prosperity's Heart of Wood Buffalo, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Wood Buffalo, the Fort McMurray Public Library and the Wood Buffalo Tobacco Reduction Coalition.
Prior to moving from Fort McMurray, in September 2017, to begin a new career with the Métis Nation of Alberta based in Edmonton, Rolando worked in Indigenous Business Development at Suncor Energy for five-years. Previous work experiences also include communications with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and, across Canada, in project management, business development, evaluation, and with a public-policy think tank.
Rolando is married to Nicole Inzunza; an equally avid volunteer and community-minded .
Jeanette is passionate about serving her community, leading great people and creating an amazing client experience. She believes everyone has a responsibility to contribute positively to the communities in which they live and work. Since 2010, Jeanette has been a great ambassador for Wood Buffalo and has served the community in many different roles and organizations. Understanding the uniqueness of the region is critical to elevating community support and helping organizations fulfill their mandates. Jeanette's ability to connect community and organization needs with sources of solutions have made her an effective community leader.
Born and raised in British Columbia, Jesse moved to Fort McMurray in 2002 to join Suncor after completing a degree in Mining Engineering. In his time at Suncor, he has held a number of engineering, operations and leadership roles, currently General Manager of Mine Civil Operations. He is excited to contribute his experience with continuous improvement, talent development, change management and organizational effectiveness to the board.
A resident of Wood Buffalo for 15 years, Jesse and his wife have expanded their family to include a french bulldog and two children. He is proud and passionate about this community and is looking forward to serving on the board of FuseSocial
Andrew began working in Fort McMurray in 2011 at the CNRL (Former Shell) Albian Sands operation. He was born and raised in Ontario and completed a professional mechanical engineering degree at Queens University. During his time at CNRL he has held numerous roles in both the mining and plant business units in maintenance leadership roles and is currently the Superintendent of Froth Maintenance. His previous work experience has provided skills in project management, financial budgeting/accounting, leadership development and contract negotiations in which he is looking forward to contributing to the board.
Andrew became a homeowner in Fort McMurray with his wife in 2012 and has grown their family to include a baby girl and three teacup yorkies. Andrew is excited to join the Fuse Social Board of Directors and looks forward to helping create a community culture for social innovation.
Julianne North Bourque
Julianne North Bourque has called Fort McMurray home, with her husband Francis Bourque, since May 2006. Since falling in love with the community, she has become very involved serving on different boards and delving in deeply to areas of her passion. She became a Rotarian in 2006 which through a speaker one luncheon exposed her to the amazing program Dolly Parton started with the Imagination Library and helping set children up for success through literacy. Pregnant with her first child at the time, she realized the need in the Wood Buffalo Region and working with fellow Rotarians were able to achieve this goal in 2010 in the rural areas and 2012 in the urban communities. Prior to moving to Fort McMurray she was born and raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where she developed a love of reading, working at a bookstore for 20 years being assistance manager and children’s buyer for the last ten years there. In 2007 we welcomed Janna and in 2010 her sister Jessica, who constantly remind us they are Fort McMurrayites not from New Brunswick! She also has been involved in her children’s school Parent Council, served different executive positions within Rotary and also sat on a condo board for many years in the treasurer’s position. Recently has become part of the committee selecting the books chosen for the Imagination Library in the United States and Canada.
Working from her home, she does bookkeeping for many small local business, to help achieve some stable family life while her husband is a shift worker. Receiving her business degree from the University of New Brunswick with focus’ on accounting and marketing, she is able to help many companies grow or circumvent the many turns in the economy.
Fusesocial’s work supporting and advocating for social profits is a great asset to RMWB and she is excited to serve on the board as Treasurer.