Vanessa Smith

Vanessa Smith

Chair

Vanessa is the Marketing Manager for the Murphy Hospitality Group. She is a founding board member of Fusion Charlottetown and co-chairs the Biz Under 40 Committee in association with the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce.

Darcy Murnaghan

Darcy Murnaghan

Past Chair

Darcy is the founder of Charlottetown Sport & Social Club which organizes social co-ed sports leagues for adults. He works in the energy industry and volunteers as Event Director for Motionball in support of Special Olympics.

Charity Hogan

Charity Hogan

Vice Chair & Secretary

Charity is a lawyer in the Charlottetown office of Cox & Palmer. She is an active volunteer in the community, has a strong interest in our business community and is a lover of all things outdoors.

Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick

Treasurer

Michael is a Chartered Accountant and Co-Founder of Fitzpatrick & Company Chartered Accountants in Charlottetown. Michael is an active member of the community volunteering his time with several charities, professional associations, not for profits and now Fusion Charlottetown.

Katie Carter-Doiron

Katie Carter-Doiron

Director of Health & Wellness

Katie is a Regional Vice President with Arbonne International. She loves spending her time volunteering, being a part of community events and is extremely passionate about helping others! She’s involved in various volunteer based organizations on PEI including BBBS & Farmers Helping Farmers. She’s excited to now be apart of the Fusion team!

Jill Edwards

Jill Edwards

Director of Communications

Jill has a Bachelor of Public Relations degree from MSVU. She is an energetic communications professional who starts every day with a cup of coffee and the news. When not in the office helping to cultivate the next big idea, she can be found participating in Charlottetown’s local social and sports community.

Tyler Murnaghan

Tyler Murnaghan

Director of Arts & Culture

Tyler is the co-founder of Pride PEI, the Island’s only service organization dedicated solely to the LGBTQ+community. He believes strongly in public service, currently serving as a member of the PEI Government’s inaugural Youth Futures Council, and looks forward to the opportunity to work with the City’s young professionals. Follow him at @TylerMurnaghan!

Dave Brothers

Dave Brothers

Director of Sustainability

Dave has been involved with the local engineering outfit Frontier Power Systems since he was young. Away from the wind industry and Fusion, you’ll often find Dave teaching himself how to renovate his house, or discussing politics with whoever will listen.

Mikey Wasnidge

Mikey Wasnidge

Director of Events

Mikey Wasnidge is a fun-loving guy that is an advocate for the power of grassroots events and community initiatives. He has built a reputation for creating one-of-a-kind experiences and being a dedicated patron of Island arts. Aside from event planning, Mikey’s many talents include photography, videography, graphic design, and copywriting, which he uses regularly as the Marketing and Events Manager with Upstreet Craft Brewing and have helped him to contribute to the quick success of the Island startup. As a proud Islander, Mikey strives to make this community stronger by bringing people together to share great ideas and have a good time.

Dylan Mckee

Dylan Mckee

Director of Sponsorship

Dylan has been working in Charlottetown since 2003 in the Sales & Marketing sector. For the past 10 years he has worked with PEI radio stations Ocean 100 & HOT 105.5. A graduate of the UPEI Executive MBA program in 2013, Dylan is an active member of the community and looks forward to working with the Fusion Board in 2017. Follow him @mckeedylan.

Shallyn Murray

Shallyn Murray

Director of Urban Development

Shallyn is co-founder of Nine Yards Studio, a contemporary architecture and design studio in Charlottetown. She is passionate about the role design can play in shaping our communities and has been involved in many community projects that look to activate and develop the downtown core.

John Kimmel

John Kimmel

Director of Entrepreneurship & Employment