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Colleen Galgay-Johnston, B.Ed.(Primary)'94
Ms. Galgay-Johnston holds a bachelor of education from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a master of education from Mount Saint Vincent University. She spent two years in Osaka, Japan, as an English as a second language instructor. Upon returning to Newfoundland and Labrador, she became an instructor with the Association of New Canadians in St. John's.
Ms. Galgay-Johnston has been an educator for 15 years with the English School District. She has been an active member of the community and has served on the Royal St. John's Regatta Committee. She currently resides in St. John's with her husband Robert and two children, Erin and Megan.
Katharine Hickey, B.Comm.(Co-op.)'87
Ms. Hickey has spent the last 27 years working in the marketing and communications field in St. Johns and Toronto. Working with various advertising agencies, telecommunications and packaged goods companies, she has helped create many success stories and formed co-operative working relationships. She founded planK Marketing in 2005.
Over the years, she has been an active board member of various national and local boards, including the St. Johns International Airport Authority (governance committee, development committee), Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Opera on the Avalon, and Conservation Corps N.L.
John Hogan, B.Sc.'00
Mr. Hogan was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but grew up in St. John's. He attended Memorial University and graduated in 2000 with a bachelor of science, majoring in biochemistry. After graduating from Memorial, he was accepted to Dalhousie University Law School, graduating in 2003.
After being called to the bar in Ontario and working on Bay Street in Toronto, Mr. Hogan returned to St. John's and was called to the bar in Newfoundland and Labrador. He became an experienced litigator and joined the partnership of one of Atlantic Canada's biggest law firms. Recently, he jointly opened the provinces newest law firm, Wadden Peddigrew Hogan.
Kimberly Keating, B.Eng.'98
Ms. Keating P.Eng., MBA, CRSP, is the director of projects with GJ Cahill Ltd. Prior to joining the Cahill Group, she held a variety of positions with Petro-Canada (now Suncor Energy) in the areas of oil and gas field development and production operations. Her experience includes Hibernia, Terra Nova, White Rose and Hebron, as well as Beta Brent in Norway and Buzzard and Golden Eagle in the United Kingdom.
Ms. Keating holds a bachelor of engineering from Memorial University and an MBA from Athabasca University. She is senior vice-chair with the St. Johns Board of Trade, chair of the Rhodes Scholarship Canada regional selection committee, past president of WISE N.L. and a founding member of the International Womens Forum (N.L. chapter). She also participates on several advisory committees with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University and the Marine Institute.
Denis Mahoney, B.Comm.(Hons.)(Co-op.)'87
Mr. Mahoney is a partner with Atlantic Canada law firm McInnes Cooper, serving as regional lead partner on the firms management team. In his law practice, he works closely with leading employers on labour and employment matters, primarily in mining, oil and gas, construction and transportation sectors. He received his Bachelor of laws degree from Queens University in 1993 and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for his practice in labour and employment law since 2006. He was also noted as a leading practitioner in the Canadian Legal Expert Directory of 2013.
Mr. Mahoney is the immediate past chair with the St. Johns Board of Trade, advisory committee member of the Queens Universitys Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace, employer representative on the provinces Labour Management Arbitration Committee and a Public Service Awards of Excellence Selection Committee member. He lives in St. Johns with his wife Jacqueline. They have three grown children and two grandchildren.
George Tucker, BA'78, B.Ed.'78, M.Ed.'80
Mr. Tucker has been an educator in Newfoundland and Labrador for 34 years, working in a variety of roles. He is a past president of the Canadian Association of Principals. Currently he is an administrative officer with the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers Association.
Since August 2011 he has been an elected member of the Board of Regents. During his tenure he has chaired the Memorial Pensions Committee. He has served as vice-chair of the Human Relations Committee and he has been a member of the Tribute Awards Committee. He has also had the experience of sitting on a disciplinary appeals committee as well as attending numerous convocations and university functions.