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KAYLA JOHNSON

Production Manager

Kayla Johnson is a highly passionate and creative business professional living in Saint John, New Brunswick. She is also an Indigenous woman with family roots in Neqotkuk First Nation, New Brunswick, also known as Tobique.

 

With a background in event management, communications, and business development, Kayla spends her days planning and promoting events, mainly within New Brunswick's Indigenous communities. Shortly after graduating from UNB Saint John with a business degree and NBCC with an event management certificate, Kayla started her event management firm that she operated for 3 years up until 2021.

 

She now works full-time with a long-term client of hers supporting New Brunswick's Indigenous Economy through events and marketing. With the entrepreneurial spirit still alive, Kayla helps with events, marketing, and business development projects on the side. In her free time, Kayla is a passionate home cook and runs a blog called Kayla's Kitchen.


Kayla is passionate about the WE Believe Movement where we bring people together to create positive change to make this world a better place. We welcome Kayla to the WE Believe family.

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CURTIS BAIRD

Webmaster & Marketing

Curtis is a marketing graduate from the New Brunswick Comunity College in Saint John, New Brunswick. He is an enthusiastic entrepreneur with a passion for learning new things, helping others, and brand development.

Curtis has been a part of Scouts Canada for the past 10 years, most recently as a Youth Leader. Having this role, Curtis has been able to encourage the youth to go above and beyond their comfort levels and support one another. Engaging in group work, strategizing together, and much more, Curtis empowers youth from the lessons he has learned while working his way up the organization's system.

 

Curtis is helping WE Believe as the Webmaster for their website through his new company, Summit 506. Summit 506 is a creative agency that provides services for small businesses and organizations to present themselves online, through social media, and modern print.

He is very excited to be able to promote WE Believe and build his project portfolio which now includes this great cause.

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AARON ARMSTRONG

Co-Host

Aaron Armstrong has been an Atlantic Canadian radio host for more than 10 years now, with his voice having broadcast across each of the Maritime provinces.

 

Aaron has assisted and hosted numerous charitable functions over the years and is thrilled for the opportunity to not only co-host WE Believe Saint John, but also see the incredible lineup of speakers and hear their stories.

 

Let's welcome Aaron to the We Believe stage!

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JADE EILERS

Co-Host

Jade Eilers is a Morton Finney Scholarship recipient promoting Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She is also a pageant competitor.  She has held state titles in the High School America system, Miss Teen International system, placing top 5 in the world and was the National Jr. Teen Captivating winner.  She has also placed 2nd runner up in a state Teen USA pageant. Her titles have given her an international audience for her advocacy called “Mindset Matters.”

You can see her talking about drug prevention locally, regionally, nationally, and now Internationally as she will be co-hosting the event, We Believe in Saint John, New Brunswick Canada. She is beyond thrilled to be involved in this amazing event.

She has led rallies as a part of a Youth-Led Prevention Networks’ Advisory Council event hosting the 2020 & 2021 digital rallies that both reached over 10,000 people each time. The rally reaches thousands to celebrate that the majority of youth are not using any substances of any kind. Jade is also working as a social media influencer on a positive mental health campaign called Be Present. She has been a Student Ambassador for the Start Talking program and she shared her message to Religious Leaders and Political Officials at the United Nations in partnership with the Foundation for a Drug Free World and will go back again.

She will expand her work to promote Diversity & Inclusion in political affairs and in the media as a Latina woman. Stay in touch with her through www.JadeEilers.com and connect with her through social media via her webpage.

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TIFFANY AGNEW

Honoured Guest Manager

In the face of extreme adversity, Tiffany Agnew created and launched The Braedon Foundation to raise a rainbow to her son's legacy. She leads the foundation's operations where she serves as the Board President, coordinates and manages each Happy Heart Project and leads their fundraising initiatives as well.

 

She also launched Tiffany Agnew Inspires where she empowers women to believe in possibility and healing after loss through speaking, coaching and writing.

 

Her mission is to change the conversation when it comes to children's illness, death, grief, loss, mourning and healing, not just for those grieving or facing major life-limiting/critical illness, but for everyone.

 

When she heard about We Believe - Saint John she couldn't wait to get involved because inspiration is her passion. She’s excited to volunteer with We Believe - Saint John and serve as the Honoured Guest Manager. She wholeheartedly believes that every single one of us is capable of changing the world and looks forward to seeing today’s youth get inspired and empowered to do that this year's event.

 

We are honoured to have Tiffany as a part of this amazing organization and are looking forward to using Tiffany’s creativity and passion here at We Believe.