raissaRaissa Marks, Executive Director

Raissa Marks has been with the NBEN since 2006. She grew up in Albert County, New Brunswick. After high school, she was away from the province for about 10 years, living, learning, and working in Montreal, Toronto, and Virginia. Raissa now lives in  Riverview with her husband, Chris, and their two daughters. Little-known fact: Raissa also worked for the NBEN as a summer student in 1998 and 1999!



annikaAnnika Chiasson, Programs Coordinator

Born and raised in Moncton, Annika first worked for the NBEN as a summer student in 2012 and then again in 2013. Little did she know she would come back in 2016. Bringing with her her passion for nature, art and technology she is happy officially join the team again!

Zaheera Deneath, Programs Coordinator

Zaheera Denath joined the NBEN in August 2017 committed to advocating for environmental awareness. Having resided in various locales during her formative years, (including South Africa & Kuwait) she has settled in with her husband and animal family in Albert County on a large acreage coined “the funny farm” because of her unconventional animal husbandry. Her methods utilise as much natural and holistic knowledge gained from her various cultural experiences around the world. She brings this same dedication to her work at the NBEN, advocating for natural solutions to todays issues.

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