Contact Us

Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI)

11-150 Cliffe Street

Fredericton, NB

E3A 0A1

Tel: 506-444-5650

Toll-Free: 888-884-9870

Fax: 506-444-3387

JEDI Team 

Alex Dedam

Lynn Poole-Hughes


Karen LeBlanc
Senior Project Manager

Erica Craft
Indigenous Project & Apprenticeship Coordinator


Sheila Peter-Paul
Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Penny Polchies

Economic Development Manager

Shannon Polches

Economic Development Officer

Melissa Lunney

Market Access Officer

Jean Francois Mallet

Market Access Officer


Gwen McIntyre

Communications Manager

Val Polchies

Indigenous Reconciliation Awareness Module Coordinator

Alexa Metallic

Communications Assistant

Ashley Nash

Provincial Indigenous Employment Coordinator

Karen Paul

Indigenous Adult Learning & Literacy Coordinator

Stanley Barnaby

Manager of Finance & Operations

Norma Lyons

Finance Assistant


Ian Daly
Project Coordinator

Tyler Foley

Labour Market Research Specialist

Riley Patles
Business Liaison

Janis Flemming
HR & Contracts Officer

*Please note that the JEDI office is a scent-free environment.*