Riverhead , as seen from Landfall,12" x 16" watercolour by Jake, 1986.
For print availability, see the Landfall Press.
Landfall Trust Board of Directors
The Directors of the Trust share Jake Folensbee’s vision for the preservation and conservation of Landfall, and the continual development of the cultural heritage of the area.
Several directors have a long association with the community of Brigus and personally knew Jake. All serve on a volunteer basis without remuneration.
The Board meets several times per year and holds the Annual General Membership spring meeting at Landfall's Kent Cottage.
Andrew Crichton, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: Formerly with Co-Operative Education at Memorial University; Currently with Crichton & Associates -international oil and gas business consultants, iceberg research; Former Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve; Education: Memorial & Dalhousie Universities, Engineering; Charter Member Landfall Trust Board and Trust VP of Facilitites. Email Andy or visit Facebook.
Vice President, Facilities; Representative, Folensbee Estate
Robert Frampton, Juneau, Alaska: Formerly with the State of Alaska, Maritime Vessel Officer and previously Telecommunications Community Liaison Officer, Office of the Governor; Currently proprietor, Pacific NW Coastal, vessel consultants and delivery services; President, Amalga and Huffman Harbours Community Association; Charter Member Landfall Trust Board; Education: Western Washington University -communications and education; Grandfather from Trinity, NL. Email Robert or visit Facebook .
Tony Dearness, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador: Tony is a retired teacher of human resources and organizational behaviour at Memorial University of Newfoundland, with experience in corporate human resources management, governance of not-for-profit organizations, and public participation. His interest in Newfoundland history is well-satisfied by pursuing the full story of Landfall. Educated at University of Calgary (BA) and Toronto (MBA). A kayaker, he has studied the shoreline of Brigus Bay close-up.
Sue Crichton, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: Former primary teacher; distinguished professional and volunteer career with community not-for-profit organizations including President, YM/YWCA of St. John’s, Exec. Dir., Canadian Hard of Hearing Association; member: Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador; recipient: of Canada 125 Medal and Queen’s Jubilee Medal for community service; Charter Member Landfall Trust Board; Ed: Memorial University. Email Sue..
Dennis Flynn, Colliers, Newfoundland and Labrador, Curently freelance writer and photographer publishing in newspapers, periodicals and websites; former Canadian representative at the World Bench Press Championships; Volunteer activities include assisting registered charities and schools districts through-out the province; Education: Memorial University. Email Dennis or visit Facebook.
Elizabeth Bourgeois, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: Previously employeed in the fields of social housing policy, human resources, labour relations and co-operative education as a Lecturer in Memorial University's Faculty of Business; Education: Queen’s and Memorial Universities – Business and Humanities. Email Elizabeth.
Dr. Mildred Brown, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador: Milly is now enjoying retirement and grand-parenting, having pursued a multi-faceted career pathway that included being an adult basic education science instructor and a senior policy advisor in regional economic development. Milly is a Newfoundlander who fell in love with Landfall Cottage over 30 years ago. Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland (bachelors in science and education), St. Francis Xavier (master of adult education), University of Nottingham, England (doctorate).
Bruce Gale, Anchorage, Alaska, USA: Currently in the financial services business and with Alaska USA Insurance Brokers as an employee benefits consultant. Originally from Hartford, CT, Bruce has lived in Anchorage, Alaska for the last 26 years. Mother was born in Brigus, where he maintains a seasonal cottage. Email Bruce.
Marcia Spence, St. John's and Brigus, Newfoundland and Labrador: Marcia has been an instructor with the English Second Language program at Memorial University for over a decade. She has lived and worked in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, but has always come back to her place in Brigus, to the home she adopted 30 years ago. It was her love of the arts that first brought her to the province, where she was employed in arts management, and now she enthusiastically resumes this interest on behalf of Landfall Trust. Education: BA (University of Toronto), B Ed (Concordia) and MA in Intercultural Communications (Royal Roads University).