Our Board of Directors

Jack Schroder 

Jack conceived of Heart and Solar as a way to combine his interests in community service and Canadian energy issues. Throughout his education in political science and law, Jack focussed on energy issues and maintained avid participation in the volunteer community. Jack’s energy background includes study of the solar industry, Alberta’s oil and gas sector, and interjurisdictional electricity transmission.

Sheena Josan

Sheena grew up in Edmonton, Alberta where she earned her Bachelor of Commerce in Economics at the University of Alberta. Sheena pursued a law degree at Osgoode (York University) before moving back to Alberta to start her career. Sheena brings a wealth of financial knowledge and business strategy to Heart and Solar.

Nigel Behrens

Nigel grew up in Cold Lake, Alberta. He attended the University of Calgary where he was a three-time recipient of the Canadian Natural Resources "Building Futures" Scholarship while earning his political science, english, and law degrees. Nigel keeps the team organized and on track.

Randon Slaney

Randon has long had an interest in the energy industry, particularly international energy policy. The opportunity to get involved with Heart and Solar was exciting as it combines interests in alternative energy technologies while furthering the reach of other worthwhile institutions.

Kim Nusbaum

Kim's interest in the energy industry stemmed from  an  energy law course she took on exchange at the University of Hong Kong.  Kim was excited by Heart and Solar’s mission to utilize Canada’s solar resources while simultaneously investing in local businesses and charitable organizations.  Kim holds a Bachelor of Science from McGill University and a  J.D. from the University of Victoria.

Dex Gittens

Dex joined the Heart and Solar team in 2016 to help grow the organization’s presence in Calgary. Dex has a client focused background, helping private and public companies improve their performance. In his spare time, Dex enjoys playing chess and mentoring youth and young adults.

Dan Christie

Dan was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, subsequently pursuing a career in Procurement in the oil sector. With a passion for sustainability and exploring future energy technologies Dan provides strategic direction to Heart and Solar on securing and managing corporate donor relationships and building community partnerships within Calgary.