Meet the Emera New Brunswick Team. We work hard to ensure the Brunswick Pipeline is operated safely, securely and efficiently.

John MacIsaac

John MacIsaac

Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

As Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs for Emera New Brunswick, John has management responsibility and oversight for all legal matters and regulatory compliance on behalf of the company.

Prior to joining ENB in August 2016, John was Senior Solicitor for Emera Newfoundland & Labrador and the Maritime Link Project. Prior to joining Emera, John was Corporate Counsel for a large privately-held industrial company.

John is also a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) having practiced primarily in the upstream oil and gas industry. He holds a B.Sc., Dipl. in Engineering and an LLB from Dalhousie University. He also holds a B.Eng. from the Technical University of Nova Scotia.

 

 
 
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Bethany Kennedy

Senior Manager, Health, Safety, Security and Environment

Bethany joined Emera New Brunswick in January 2017 and is responsible for ENB’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment Programs.

 Prior to joining Emera New Brunswick, Bethany held the roles of Health and Safety Manager, and Compliance and Security Manager at a large privately-held industrial company. Bethany has extensive experience in Process Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Security, Quality and Compliance within the oil and gas and marine transportation industries.

 Bethany’s educational background includes studies in Computer Science and Business Administration. She also has certificates in security, process safety, ISM, ISO and Lean Six Sigma. Bethany is an avid outdoor enthusiast, enjoying her country life with her family. Bethany is also an active volunteer at the Cambridge-Narrows Community School and is a Captain in the Cambridge-Narrows Volunteer Fire Department.

 
Craig Arbeau

Craig Arbeau

Manager of Operations and Engineering

Joining the Emera New Brunswick team in September 2016, Craig is dedicated to ensuring Brunswick Pipeline’s ongoing safe operation. He is a Professional Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

Originally from Miramichi, NB, Craig is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick (B.Sc., Chemical Engineering). He worked in Calgary for a number of years, in consulting and operations roles where he specialized in the design, construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines and processing facilities.

In 2008, Craig was fortunate to have the opportunity to move back to New Brunswick so that he and his wife could raise their family in their home province. Busy with two young boys, Craig is also very active in the community. He coaches both hockey and basketball and sits as a director with the Kennebecasis Valley Basketball Association.

 
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Melanie Hartt

Regulatory Compliance Manager

Melanie Hartt joined Emera New Brunswick in February 2015 as Regulatory Compliance Manager. Melanie brings several years of regulatory compliance experience from the seafood and aquaculture industries, with a focus on food safety regulation.

A graduate from the University of New Brunswick Saint John, Melanie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology and a Graduate Diploma in Aquaculture from the Marine Institute of Newfoundland.

Melanie currently sits on the Board of Directors and is President of the Sunbury West Headstart Preschool Non-Profit program in Fredericton Junction.

 
 
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Jeff Maxwell

Lead Maintenance Technician

Jeff joined Emera New Brunswick in January 2017. Jeff is responsible for the field maintenance and operations of the Brunswick Pipeline.  Prior to joining Emera New Brunswick, Jeff worked in a similar role at Spectra Energy.  Jeff is a Journeyman Instrumentation Technician as well as a Journeyman Industrial Electrician.

 
 
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Patrick Theriault

Corrosion Technician

Patrick joined Emera New Brunswick on January 1, 2017, and is responsible for field maintenance and operations of the Brunswick Pipeline. Prior to joining Emera New Brunswick, Patrick worked in similar roles at Spectra Energy and Alliance Pipeline. Patrick has over 10 years of experience working in the oil and gas pipeline industry. Patrick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry Science from the Université de Moncton, and is a Certified Corrosion Technologist. 

 
 
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Todd Mills

Environment, Health & Safety Specialist

Todd joined Emera New Brunswick in January 2017. Todd is responsible for ensuring Emera New Brunswick follows the appropriate environmental, health and safety procedures. He previously worked as a Pipeline Technician at Spectra Energy.  Todd is a Certified Valve and Operator Technician, and holds a Forest Technologist Diploma from the Maritime College of Forest Technology. 

 
 
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Gabe MacMaster

Pipeline Technician

Gabe joined Emera New Brunswick in January 2018. Gabe is responsible for field maintenance and operation of the Brunswick Pipeline. Prior to joining Emera New Brunswick, Gabe worked as a commercial electrician in Nova Scotia and in Alberta.   Gabe holds an Electro-Mechanical Technician Diploma and a Business Administration Diploma from the Nova Scotia Community College. Gabe is originally a native of Westville Nova Scotia and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his wife and young son, going to the gym, and enjoying the simple things in life. 

 
 
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Charlene Stone

Pipeline Coordinator

Charlene joined Emera New Brunswick as Pipeline Coordinator on January 1, 2017. She is responsible for providing administrative support for Brunswick Pipeline operations.

Charlene previously worked in a similar role at Spectra Energy for close to six years. She has a diverse professional background with past roles in tourism, software development and law office administration. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Computer Systems Analyst certificate from Halifax’s Information Technology Institute.

A native of Nova Scotia, Charlene lives with her partner in the Fredericton area. In her spare time, she enjoys making jewelry, playing with her cats and learning to play guitar.

Janice Legere

Janice Legere

Administrative Assistant

Janice Legere joined the Emera New Brunswick team as Administrative Assistant in March 2017. Janice also assists with community engagement efforts. 

Jan comes to us with over 20 years of experience in various administrative roles. Most recently, Jan was Executive Assistant at Lorneville Mechanical. Prior to that role, she worked at Master Mechanical Contractors as an administrative assistant for 14 years.

 A Saint John native, Jan enjoys teaching yoga and spending time with family, especially her three grandchildren