Graeme Stewart-Robertson - Executive Director

As Executive Director of ACAP Saint John, Graeme leads one of Atlantic Canada’s most innovative non-profits, seeking to bridge the gap between ecology and social science to create equitable, inclusive environments in Canada’s oldest city. Serving on numerous boards and initiatives across the Maritimes, Graeme brings his unique insight and passion to issues ranging from ecosystem restoration and poverty reduction to transportation planning and climate change adaptation. With over twelve years of experience in designing, implementing and managing community-based environmental projects, he is now recognized as a local authority on New Brunswick watersheds, and has authored published reports on ecological restoration, geography and urban environmental sustainability.

With a background covering everything from historical research to competing in multi-day adventure endurance races, Graeme brings a diversity of insight and thought to his work as the head of ACAP Saint John.

Our Team


Roxanne MacKinnon - Urban Ecology Coordinator

Roxanne received a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Biology, from the University of New Brunswick in 2011; as well as, a diploma in Environmental Technology from the New Brunswick Community College [NBCC] in 2013. She was born and raised in Fredericton but has lived in numerous cities across New Brunswick since graduating in 2011. While at NBCC, she discovered a keen interest in water related issues and hasn’t looked back. Since finishing at NBCC, she has worked on various projects throughout Southern New Brunswick focusing on watershed issues and their implication on water quality and aquatic habitat.

Shauna Sands - Wildlife Conservation Coordinator

Shauna, who was born and raised in Saint John, has always been passionate about marine species and their environment. She holds a B.Sc from the University of New Brunswick Saint John (majoring in Marine Biology) and also a diploma in Wildlife Conservation Technology from Holland College. Her interests include topics related to wildlife management and conservation, marine mammals (particularly cetaceans) and educational outreach.

Seasonal Staff

ACAP Saint John employs a number of seasonal and project staff throughout the year, ranging from graduate students to high school interns. If you are interested in joining our project staff, please contact us with your resume, we would love to hear from you!