Our Team

Through a shared focus, our people make great things happen. We have a passion to develop, manufacture and deliver solutions to help teachers and students. There is also a love of nature and simply having fun that resonates throughout the company.
Let’s face it, people rarely succeed if they are not having some fun.

So, here are some of us in all our glory!

Looking to join our team? Open positions at Copernicus.

Stephanie Simpson

Stephanie 

Customer Solutions Ninja

I was once a 3 time MVP fastball pitcher, I once served coffee to Wayne Gretzky and I’m a fan of the Beatles.

Vanessa Graber

Vanessa 

Customer Solutions Ninja

I'm me and glad to be.

Frederic Franco

Frederic 

Customer Solutions Ninja

Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end. Smile more!

Stephanie Penney

Stephanie 

Customer Solutions Ninja

Aka Penney.“If you look like your passport picture, you probably need a trip.”

Angela ODonnell

Angela 

Office Administrator

Animal Lover, unbeatable at yard games…love being outside and camping!

Shelley Cameron

Shelley 

National Furniture Manager

A grass roots type of girl.  As a mother of twin boys, I live by the words,“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”.

Scott Vandenberg

Scott 

Director of Sales

Loves sports and still a very big Patriots fan!

Lorna Checkley

Lorna 

Accounts Receivable

Don't let the seriousness fool you, I'm still a big kid at heart! And I really like ketchup.

Chase Stone

Chase 

National Sales Manager

Dad to four beautiful daughters and one extra furry son.

Julia Scullion

Julia 

Social Environmental Responsibility Coordinator

I've never met a potato I didn't like.

Mae Griffiths

Mae 

Administrative Clerk

Enjoys teaching art classes to children and snuggling her pups Finn and Emma.

Josh Wood

Josh 

Industrial Designer

I tried to eat pizza for every meal for a month. I made it four days.

Robert Held

Robert 

Fabrication Lead Hand/Prototyping

The first day of kindergarten for me was also my 5th birthday.

David Haramule

David 

Plant Associate

I love music and acting. I would like to star in a superhero movie some day!

Barbara 

Marketing Manager

Firm believer that butter, bacon and Brubeck are some of the key ingredients to a happy life.

Rick Dingman

Rick 

Controller

I was in a biker gang, but I'm just too cool.

Sofika Shiell

Sofika 

Industrial Designer

Can frequently be found laughing at my own jokes... HA!

Brandon Smith

Brandon 

New Product Development Manager

A man of few words...

Mariusz Cender

Mariusz 

Industrial Designer

You already know too much.

Connie Eccles

Connie 

Administrative Clerk

The Copernicus Midwife. No really, she's a midwife!

Jim Phillips

Jim 

Bottle Washer

Bottle Washer at Copernicus and my off the grid cabin. Not much of a Bottle Washer at home.

Kaylyn Belcourt-McCabe

Kaylyn 

President 

Rainbow Brite wanabee – who wouldn’t want their super power to be making the world a more colourful place?

Tim 

Fabrication Supervisor

Working my magic with metal and mechanisms for our Product Development team daily.

Darren 

Minister of New Wave, AKA Brand Marketing

A self described fan of all things 1980s. In fact, I haven't really left the 80's. (Hair photoshopped)

Lyndsey Ehgoetz

Lyndsey

Marketing Coordinator

Car singing sensation. Grammy worthy. Proud mama of 2 awesome kids.

John Cowle

John 

Industrial Designer

A father of three. Drop the bass!

Melanie Bosnjak

Melanie 

Office Administrator ( and a little bit of everything else)

I like to have dance parties and to compose songs about my food.

Chantelle Wilson

Chantelle 

Shipping Associate

Nothing is better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.

Linda Dally

Linda 

Packaging Supervisor

Proud Nana of two red-headed cuties!

Linda Dally

Michelle 

Plant Associate-Packaging

Animal lover and owner of three beautiful dogs.

Dave Hawkins

Dave 

Quality Assurance: iRover/iS Assembly JHSC, Worker Rep

A closet Canadian philatelist whose hero is Sir John A.

Troy Richer

Troy 

Plant Associate - Packaging

True country boy and a diehard hockey fan. Go Penguins! 

Laura Burns

Laura 

Product Specialist

Master juggler. Work, family, life…. loving the chaos.

Heinz Mell

Heinz 

Information Technology Analyst

Heinz preserves, tweaks, and boosts the technology infrastructure to enhance the data intelligence.


Debbie Farrelly

Debbie 

Human Resources

The name Debbie means “bee” – quite suiting as I enjoy being kept busy and involved in a variety of activities.

Julie Kiers

Julie 

Inventory Clerk

It's always playtime when you're a mom of two busy boys!

Laura Gallant

Laura 

Sales Support / Customer Solutions

Official caricature and mural artist for Copernicus!

Doreen Smith

Doreen 

Shipping Supervisor

The Smith family is out to prove that women can rule the world and they are off to a good start with 5 granddaughters!

Louanna Nauss

Louanna 

QA Supervisor

I love to be outdoors. I enjoy camping, fishing, hunting and all around enjoying nature!

Christine Duxbury

Christine

QA

Christine's smiling face can be seen anywhere help is needed to get the job done!

Adrian Lavoie

Adrian 

Lead Hand – Packaging

Animals rule my life – both the people ones and the furry ones!

Bonny Hurren

Bonny 

Plant Associate - Packaging

Professional boxer.