• Jason Courneyea

    Jason Courneyea


    Jason joined MineralsEd in August of 2019, and in January of 2020 he became Director. Raised in Peterborough, Ontario, Jason brings fourteen years of experience in mineral exploration, working on projects ranging from grassroots exploration to active mine sites in many parts of Canada. He provides geology instruction at MineralsEd's teacher workshops and is involved in all other aspects of MineralsEd program development and delivery. His long-time affiliation with industry and passion for education provides a strong background for understanding both the world of education and the BC broad-based mining community.

  • Kristi Collins

    Kristi Collins


    Kristi joined MineralsEd as the Education Program Coordinator in April 2019. Graduating from UBC in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Kristi brings valuable knowledge of Earth Science to our resources and programs, and excitement to help build that knowledge in K-12 classrooms. She grew up and went to school in the Fraser Valley, worked while a student as a swiming instructor for many years, and is an outdoor and equestrian enthusiast. In her role with MineralsEd Kristi is responsible for the communications with teachers, schools and districts regarding all MineralsEd programming.