Janet Oliver, was the Project Manager with the On the Move Partnership from 2012 to 2020. During that time she worked closely with Project Director Barb Neis and the Executive Committee to manage On the Move. She monitored budgetary expenditures, and facilitated compliance with ethics and other university and SSHRC requirements. Janet also assisted the Executive in preparing contracts and reports for various funders and committees, and kept 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 2011-12, Janet was awarded the Dean of Arts Award for Exceptional Service to the Faculty.
Kerri Claire Neil was the Communications Coordinator with On the Move from February 2019 to August 2020. During this time she helped facilitate communications within the partnership team and between the partnership and the larger community. Kerri worked 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 February of 2019, Kerri worked with Dr. Tony Fang, the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair of Cultural and Economic Transformation at Memorial University, researching the experiences of refugees and temporary foreign workers in Newfoundland and Labrador. She has also worked on a range of projects, including organizing the Muskrat Falls Symposium, producing promotional videos for the Democracy Cookbook, and maintaining an active Twitter account.
Publications with On the Move
- Mobility in a Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Mobile Labour Force, Working Paper by Barbara Neis, Kerri Neil, and Katherine Lippel
- Families on the Move, Families in Canada 2019: Satellite Event Report.2019. Synthesis report of the Families in Canada 2019 satellite conference, Families on the Move, which took place at Signal Hill campus, Memorial University on March 27-28, 2019. Kerri Claire Neil. Online.
- Impact of Rising Housing Prices on Construction Labour Markets in Canada’s Big Cities: A Report for BuildForce .2019. Preliminary synthesis of existing research on the impact of housing prices and commuting costs on labour markets in big cities, with a focus on the effects these might be having for workers in the construction sector. Kerri Claire Neil and Barbara Neis. Online.
Danielle Devereaux was the Communications and Outreach Coordinator with OTM from 2012 to 2018. During this time Danielle facilitated communications within the partnership team and between the partnership and the larger community and worked with the 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 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