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 Simpson

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 Graber

Customer Solutions Ninja

I'm me and glad to be.

Angela ODonnell

Angela ODonnell

Office Administrator

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

Frederic Franco

Frederic Franco

Customer Solutions Ninja

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

Shelley Cameron

Shelley Cameron

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 Vandenberg

Director of Sales

Loves sports and still a very big Patriots fan!

Lorna Checkley

Lorna Checkley

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 Stone

National Sales Manager

Dad to four beautiful daughters and one extra furry son.

Julia Scullion

Julia Scullion

Social Environmental Responsibility Coordinator

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

Mae Griffiths

Mae Griffiths

Administrative Clerk

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

Josh Wood

Josh Wood

Industrial Designer

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

Robert Held

Robert Held

Fabrication Lead Hand/Prototyping

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

David Haramule

David Haramule

Plant Associate

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

Barbara Freuler

Marketing Manager

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

Rick Dingman

Rick Dingman

Controller

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

Sofika Shiell

Sofika Shiell

Industrial Designer

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

Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith

New Product Development Manager

A man of few words...

Mariusz Cender

Mariusz Cender

Industrial Designer

You already know too much.

Jim Phillips

Jim Phillips

Bottle Washer

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

Kaylyn Belcourt-McCabe

Kaylyn Belcourt-McCabe

President 

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

Tim Lawrence

Fabrication Supervisor

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

Darren Evans

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 Ehgoetz

Marketing Coordinator

Car singing sensation. Grammy worthy. Lover of the environment.

John Cowle

John Cowle

Industrial Designer

A father of three. Drop the bass!

Melanie Bosnjak

Melanie Bosnjak

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 Wilson

Administrative Clerk

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

Linda Dally

Linda Dally

Packaging Supervisor

Proud Nana of two red-headed cuties!

Linda Dally

Michelle King

Plant Associate-Packaging

Animal lover and owner of three beautiful dogs.

Dave Hawkins

Dave Hawkins

Quality Assurance: iRover/iS Assembly JHSC, Worker Rep

A closet Canadian philatelist whose hero is Sir John A.

Troy Richer

Troy Richer

Plant Associate - Packaging

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

Laura Burns

Laura Burns

Product Specialist

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

Heinz Mell

Heinz Mell

Information Technology Analyst

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

Morgan May

Morgan May

Mechanical Engineer

Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur.

Debbie Farrelly

Debbie Farrelly

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 Kiers

Inventory Clerk

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

Laura Gallant

Laura Gallant

Sales Support / Customer Solutions

Official caricature and mural artist for Copernicus!

Doreen Smith

Doreen Smith

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 Nauss

QA Supervisor

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

Christine Duxbury

Christine Duxbury

QA

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

Adrian Lavoie

Adrian Lavoie

Lead Hand – Packaging

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

Bonny Hurren

Bonny Hurren

Plant Associate - Packaging

Professional boxer.