Fusion Charlottetown is working to make our City the best place to live, work and play. We are the voice of young people in Charlottetown, and the champions for positive change around the City. We aim to be inclusive, balanced and focused on making a difference in our small city.
Fusion Charlottetown is a volunteer organization and made up of a dedicated board of directors who steer our activities. We also work with our members to execute projects, host events and raise awareness around issues related to young people in Charlottetown.
Fusion Charlottetown is always looking for new ideas and energy to help us make our City the best place to live, work and play. Sign up below to get involved!
Mathieu Arsenault is a trilingual Acadian consultant in Charlottetown, PE. He is the president of consulting company Think Forward Solutions (TFS) which exists to accelerate constructive social and economic change in the Atlantic provinces.
Alex has her diploma in Broadcast Journalism and has been working in the media industry for the past 8 years. She is an active member of the community and loves meeting new people. She is passionate about youth outreach and enjoys volunteering her time. She strives on bringing a fresh and creative perspective to her work and is really excited to be working with Fusion Charlottetown.
Peter is employed by Confederation M&A; he obtained his BBA with a focus on economics in 2009 from the UPEI. Peter is currently enrolled at the CPA Atlantic School of Business where he’s working towards his CPA accreditation. In the past, he gained significant experience in the hospitality industry working from coast to coast.
As President and Founder of RevIQ, a tech startup in Charlottetown, John is committed to the broader goals of Fusion, focusing on bringing new ideas and opportunities to PEI and grow our community. John joined Fusion in 2017 as Chair of the Entrepreneurship and Employment Committee
Sarah is a Senior Associate on Grant Thornton’s Advisory Team. She spent a four year hiatus in Toronto working in the startup and banking industries. She happily moved home in 2018 and is excited to make Charlottetown the best small city in the world. Outside of work and Fusion, she is a volunteer organizer for StartUp Weekend PEI and is generally spotted eating in Charlottetown’s delicious restaurants.
Whitney is an Economic Development Officer with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Raised in Montague, PEI, Whitney went on to complete a journalism degree at King’s in Halifax before pursuing a career in radio. She has since gone on to work in marketing and communications roles for several local businesses, and recently completed the Executive MBA program at UPEI. In addition to a love for marketing and communications, Whitney is passionate about cooking, healthy living and PEI’s natural spaces.
Cody recently changed positions to the Department of Finance with the Province. Cody has been fortunate to lead a number of positive government projects including the Startup Zone, LaunchPad PEI, the Ignition Fund and most recently, supporting the development of new affordable housing across PEI. Cody went to UPEI and has a BSc in Physics and Mathematics and is a member of other Industry Boards outside of Fusion.
Teresa graduated as an international student from the UPEI where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a specialization in Finance, a Minor in Economics and a Co-operative Education Designation. Teresa was a member of the UPEI Student Union Council and she worked with the Buddy Program connecting international students with domestic students.
Stephanie is the Marketing Coordinator for Red Shores Racetrack & Casino. At Red Shores she is responsible for all social media management, as well as executing racing, casino, and dining promotions and events. Stephanie graduated from the Marketing and Advertising Management program at Holland College in 2017. She is excited to use her experience in the tourism and entertainment industry, as well as her skills in communications and social media, to showcase the incredible opportunities Charlottetown has to offer.
Cassandra is a born and raised Islander who loves supporting and promoting small local business! With a background in writing and a degree in Journalism from UPEI, she has a passion for writing and telling stories.Through building the online presence of All Things Active PEI, a health and fitness social media platform, she has discovered a love for creating content, networking and building communities online.
Heather is a Registered Dietitian with a masters in Applied Human Nutrition working with youth and adults in Charlottetown. She is passionate about health and wellness and believes focusing on our youth is the key to creating a healthy and active community. She loves traveling and experiencing all of the cuisines that exist around the world.
Emma is currently working as the Manager of Operations at Versatile Management Group. She takes pride is working as the Event Manager of multiple events across the Island – in particular The PEI International Shellfish Festival & The Festival of Wines. Emma graduated from Bishops University in 2013 and did some traveling across the world before moving home in 2017. She is excited to be back on the Island and working with Fusion with the goal of creating a better Charlottetown.
Kendra joins Fusion Charlottetown as a first time board member for 2019. Originally from Nova Scotia, she has made PEI her home of choice, and is excited to support positive change in Charlottetown. Kendra enjoys her day-to-day coordination of student coaching within UPEI’s Co-operative Education program, contributing to the professional and skills development of UPEI students.