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 

Admin/Customer Service Team Supervisor

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/Inside Sales

I am a Certified Buti® Yoga instructor who dances to the beat of my own drum. I'm also a wife, mother and grandma who is full of positive energy!

Frederic Franco

Frederic 

Customer Solutions Ninja/Inside Sales

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

Angela ODonnell

Angela 

Office Administrator

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

Shelley Cameron

Shelley 

National Sales 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”.

Chase Stone

Chase 

National Sales Manager

Husband, dad, dog lover and weekend obstacle course warrior.

Kaylyn Belcourt-McCabe

Kaylyn 

President 

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

Laura Gallant

Laura 

National Sales Manager

Official caricature and mural artist for Copernicus!

Josh Wood

Josh 

Industrial Designer

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

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.

Mae Griffiths

Mae 

Administrative Clerk

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

Robert Held

Robert 

Fabrication Lead Hand/Prototyping

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

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.

Jim Phillips

Jim 

Bottle Washer

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

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!

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.

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!

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!

Adrian Lavoie

Adrian 

Lead Hand - Packaging

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

Tim Lawrence

Tim 

Fabrication Supervisor

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