Janet Oliver, Project Manager, works closely with Project Director Barb Neis and the Executive Committee to manage the financial and administrative activities of On the Move. She monitors budgetary expenditures, and facilitates compliance with ethics and other university and SSHRC requirements. Janet also assists the Executive in preparing contracts and reports for various funders and committees. She organizes meetings, seminars and other On the Move events, and keeps operations at the CORE office running smoothly.
Janet has been working at Memorial University for over 30 years, initially with the former Extension Services and Decks Awash Magazine, and later with the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). For the past 20 years she has been working on large, grant-funded research projects such as the Eco-Research Project, Coasts Under Stress, CURRA and now the On the Move Partnership. In 2009-2010, Janet was awarded the Dean of Arts Award for Exceptional Service to the Faculty.
Danielle Devereaux, Communications and Outreach Coordinator, helps facilitate communications within the partnership team and between the partnership and the larger community. Danielle works with the entire team to support knowledge mobilization, including updating and crafting material for the website and addressing media inquiries about the project.
Prior to joining On the Move in September of 2012, Danielle worked at the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador. She has also worked in communications in Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary, as a freelance editor and writer, and as a per-course instructor in Memorial University’s Gender Studies Department.