Bonnie van tassel

ICE CoLab Program Lead, ICE Project Manager

Bonnie is the producer of the ICE CoLabs, which have been airing since the beginning of 2019. She curates and promotes this strategic series to give an opportunity for Indigenous communities to share what they’ve learned through their projects. She also plays a role in facilitating and guiding communities through their Community Energy Planning projects as a Project Manager with ICE. She supports the ICE Mentorship program and is currently working with Catalysts in the Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative.

Bonnie’s background in clean energy began more than ten years ago in renewable energy development and her project experience includes wind, solar and hydropower projects in central and eastern Canada. Each project involving aspects of permitting, environmental studies, engineering, Indigenous partnerships, and community engagement.

Bonnie is from a small town in New Brunswick, and now calls Ottawa home with her spouse and two children.