Lands + Culture

Marina Spahlinger

Marina Spahlinger is the Technical Lead, Impact Assessment & Information Management at TWC. She has broad experience in Regulatory and government affairs, impact assessments, Indigenous Engagement, and information management in the energy, environment, and electricity sectors. Marina has an in-depth understanding of the full Regulatory spectrum – from project proposals to ensuring Regulatory compliance of operating facilities. Marina is passionate about working collaboratively with Indigenous Nations and has had the privilege to learn from Indigenous nations while leading a large provincial impact assessment and federal environmental effects evaluation for a bulk liquids export terminal in British Columbia. Marina is responsible for guiding and growing TWC's technical service delivery in the areas of impact assessments and information managemen

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Melanie Demers

Melanie Demers is a Lands & Culture Specialist at TWC. She is a Kanyen’kehá:ka member of Six Nations and is Québecois. Melanie is a technical resource on reconciliation projects and regulatory services at TWC. Her past experiences as an author, facilitator, researcher, and consultant have strengthened her ability to present results and perform quantative and qualitative data analysis in many contexts. Melanie is passionate about the application of Two-Eyed Seeing in her work with Indigenous nations, and she values community, collaboration, and lifelong learning.

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Jennifer Chapman

Jennifer Chapman is a Social Impact Assessment Specialist at TWC. She provides technical leadership for impact assessments of Indigenous Interests and Culture, supports technical reviews of project material for Indigenous Nations, and provides leadership to the Social Impact team. Jennifer's background involves experience managing research initiatives, incorporating the perspectives of diverse populations, collaborating with government agencies, and contributing to technical reports.

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Jennifer Sylliboy

Jennifer Sylliboy is a Mi'kmaw from Nova Scotia (the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People), and is a Lands & Culture Specialist at TWC. In her role, Jennifer is guided by her lived experience as an Indigenous person, and experience working with First Nations, industry and government groups to provide technical direction on projects using a Two-Eyed Seeing Approach, incorporating Indigenous Knowledge and western science into project deliverables. Jennifer's expertise includes Two-Eyed Seeing, Indigenous knowledge research, fisheries governance, wetlands, and aquatic research to advance stewardship.

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