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Geographical Names Board of Canada

GNBC Chairperson
Connie Wyatt Anderson
c/o: GNBC Secretariat
560 Rochester Street, 1st floor
Ottawa ON  K1A 0E4
Provincial/Territorial Members
Matthew Wangler
Executive Director
Alberta Geographical Names Program
Historic Resources Management Branch
Alberta Culture and Tourism
8820-112th Street
Edmonton  AB  T6G 2P8
British Columbia
Carla Jack
Provincial Toponymist  
BC Geographical Names Office
Heritage Branch
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
PO Box 9818 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9W3
Des Kappel
Provincial Toponymist  
Manitoba Geographical Names Program
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development
Box 25, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg  MB  R3J 3W3
New Brunswick
Gilles Bourque
Manager - Toponymy  
Toponymy Services
Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage
P. O. Box 6000
Fredericton  NB  E3B 5H1
Newfoundland and Labrador
Peter Hearns
Director, GIS and Mapping
Geographical Names
Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture
192 Wheelers Road
P.O Box 2006
Corner Brook NL  A2H 6J8
Northwest Territories
Glen MacKay
Territorial Archaeologist
Geographic Names Program
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
NWT Cultural Places Program
Education, Culture and Employment
Yellowknife  NT  X1A 2L9
Nova Scotia
Colin W. MacDonald
Director, Geographic Information Services
Geographic Information Services
Information, Communications & Technology Services Branch
Department of Internal Services
160 Willow Street
Amherst NS  B4H 3W5
Sylvia Qulitalik
Territorial Toponymist  
Department of Culture and Heritage
P.O. Box 310
Igloolik  NU  X0A 0L0
Susan MacGregor
Surveyor General
Mapping and Information Resources Branch
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
300 Water Street, 2nd Floor, North
Peterborough  ON  K9J 8M5
Prince Edward Island
Ryan Pineau
Provincial Tax Commissioner  
Taxation and Property Records Division
Department of Finance
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown  PE  C1A 7N8
Ginette Galarneau
Commission de toponymie du Québec
750 boulevard Charest Est
Québec  QC  G1K 9M1
Bruce Dawson
Saskatchewan Geographic Names Program
Historic Programs and Policy
Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport
3211 Albert Street
Regina  SK  S4S 5W6
Brian Groves
Heritage Resources Unit
Cultural Services Branch
Department of Tourism and Culture
P.O. Box 2703 (L-1)
Whitehorse  YT  Y1A 2C6
Federal Members
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Loretta Roy   Registrar – Indian Land Registry System
Lands and Environmental Management Branch
Indigenous Services Canada
10 Wellington St.
Gatineau  QC  K1A 0H4
Canada Post Corporation
Daniel Beaulne
General Manager
Address Management
Canada Post Corporation
2701 Riverside Drive
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0B1
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Geneviève Béchard
Director General
Canadian Hydrographic Service
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent Street
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0E6
Elections Canada
José Santos
Project Coordinator
Electoral Geography
Elections Canada
30 Victoria Street
Gatineau QC  K1A 0M6
Library and Archives Canada
Diane Beattie
Director, Description Division
Published Heritage Branch
Library and Archives Canada
550 de la Cité Boulevard
Gatineau QC K1A 0N4
Department of National Defence
Tracy Wayne Sprague
GEOINT Partnerships, Directorate General of Intelligence
Policy and Partnerships
Canadian Armed Forces
Department of National Defence
Natural Resources Canada - Strategic Policy and Innovation Sector
Frank Des Rosiers
Assistant Deputy Minister
Strategic Policy and Innovation
Natural Resources Canada
588 Booth Street
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0Y7
Natural Resources Canada - Geological Survey of Canada
Annie Laviolette
Manager, Open Geosciences
Geological Survey of Canada
Natural Resources Canada
601 Booth Street
Ottawa ON K1A 0E8
Natural Resources Canada - Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation
Éric Loubier
Director General  
Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation
Natural Resources Canada
560 Rochester Street
Ottawa ON K1A 0E4
Parks Canada
Jarred Picher
Archaeology and History Branch
Indigenous Affairs and Cultural Heritage Directorate
Parks Canada
30 Victoria Street
Gatineau  QC  J8X 0B3
Statistics Canada
Peter Murphy
Geography Division
Statistics Canada
Jean Talon Building
150 Tunney’s Pasture Driveway
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0T6
Translation Bureau
Steve Gravel
A. Director
Translation Bureau
Public Services and Procurement Canada
2575, boulevard Sainte-Anne, Office 215
Québec, Quebec  G1J 1Y5
Appointed Experts
Data User Community Representative
English-speaking Academic Community Representative
French-speaking Academic Community Representative
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