Our Team

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Our Team

Julie Fowler - Food Service Director

Julie Fowler

Food Service Director
902.897.1952

Julie has worked with Chartwells (Compass Group) since November 1993 most of which have been at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Everyday is new and exciting around food service here on campus. Creating a fun 'home away from home' atmosphere along a great dining program is what we are all about. 

I am very proud to have been recently trained as a Customer Service Coach with Chartwells and look forward to training all our great associates!

Chef Victor MacKinnon - Chef Manager

Chef Victor MacKinnon

Chef Manager
902.897.1952
Chef Victor has worked with Chartwells at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College since August 1980. It all began cooking in the first kitchen on campus which was located in the basement of Trueman House. Chef Victor is proud of the interaction he has with all our students and guest on a daily basis. Each students' individual dietary concerns are extremely important and Chef Victor will exceed their expections.
Cheryl Long - Assistant Food Service Director

Cheryl Long

Assistant Food Service Director
(902) 897-1952

Cheryl was born in Truro, Nova Scotia in the 60's.  She has been working for Chartwells since August 2004.  She loves interacting with the young people on campus.  She has come to think of them as her surrogate children.  The position of Assistant Food Service Director is a new position and she is looking forward to all the new challenges.  Coach with Chartwells and look forward to training all our great associates!

Mary McCully - Retail Supervisor

Mary McCully

Retail Supervisor

Mary can be found each day working at Cox's Cupboard serving her customers.  She has been with Chartwells since 1991.  Mary also works many of our banquets and weddings.  She has been trained in Serve Safe, WHMIS, 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service, and First Aid. 

"I enjoy my 4 grandchildren, my little flower garden, reading, and time with good friends, chatting and having coffee together.  I have the best customers anyone could ask for!  Love my job at Cox", says Mary.

Diana Fielding - Retail Associate

Diana Fielding

Retail Associate

Diana can be found working at Retail and Jenkins Hall.

Audrey Farrell - Breakfast Cook

Audrey Farrell

Breakfast Cook

Audrey has worked for Chartwells at Dal AC since May 1983.  She can be often found working in the kitchen but enjoys her time out front display cooking and chatting to the students.  She is trained in WHMIS, 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service, CPR/First Aid, Responsible Beverage Servers Course, and Advanced Food Safety Training.  Audrey was our 2004 Regional and National Be A Star Hourly Associate Winner!

Brenda Reade

"Sandwich Lady"

Brenda has been with Chartwells since November 2001.  Brenda has taken many trainings some of which are in WHMIS, Food Handlers Course, 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service and First Aid.  Brenda is also a member of our Health & Safety team in Jenkins Hall.

Bonnie Nelson - Caterer/Vending/Cook

Bonnie Nelson

Caterer/Vending/Cook

Bonnie takes great pride and enjoys cooking here at Dal AC.  She has been working here since September 2005 as a cook and as well caterer/vending.  She has her cook's certificate, Advanced Food Safety, 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service, CPR/First Aid and WHMIS.

Donnie Adams - Line Work

Donnie Adams

Line Work

Donnie also known by most as "Big D" is famous around here for his "Double Donnie Burgers" at the grill.  Donnie has been working for us since September 1994.  He has taken various trainings including the 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service, CPR/First Aid, and WHMIS. 

Sandra Jarvis - Checker/Retail Associate

Sandra Jarvis

Checker/Retail Associate

Sandra can be found in many areas of the business here at Dal AC.  She is most commonly found greeting our students at the door each day or working at Haley Snack Bar.  She has worked for Chartwells since October 2000 and has been trained in areas such as WHMIS, CPR/First Aid, Responsible Beverage Server's Course and the 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service.

Merri Lynds - Line Work

Merri Lynds

Line Work

Merri can be found working in a variety of different locations in our unit.  Most commonly she will be found working in the dining room whether as a checker, line work or dishroom.  On some occasions you will also find her covering a shift at Cox's Cupboard.  Merri has been employed with Chartwells since October 2007.

Margaret Melvin - Dishroom

Margaret Melvin

Dishroom

Margaret joined our team in September of 1999 and has been a very reliable associate working hard everyday in our dishroom.  She has many valuable assets she brings to the team.  Her training includes First Aid/CPR, Food Handlers Course, and the 7 Essentials of Exceptional Customer Service.  Margaret was our 2009 National Associate of the Year Winner with Chartwells!

Glen Delaney - Cook

Glen Delaney

Cook

Glen joined the team in November of 2010.  He adds great strength to our culinary team having many years of experience in the trade.  As from his cooking skills, Glen has a great personality and is a lot of fun to work with.  You can always find Glen singing a tune or two in the kitchen.

Glenda Singer - Cook

Glenda Singer

Cook

Glenda is fairly new to the cooking industry with having graduated from NSCC Culinary Arts Program.  She used to work for Chartwells many years ago until she decided to go to culinary school to strengthen her skills.  We are very pleased that in August of 2011 she rejoined the team in the new role as a Cook.  Glenda loves a new challenge and enjoys 'fun with food' in creating new dishes.

Colleen Connelly

Cook

Colleen started with our Dal AC team in September 2014. Colleen is a Red Seal Cook bringing lots of years of experience to our team.  She is greatly known for satisfying many 'sweet tooths' around our dining services.

Melissa Melvin - Dishroom/Line/Checker

Melissa Melvin

Dishroom/Line/Checker

Melissa joined our team in October 2012.  She can be quite often found working in the dishroom or catering banquets.  Although a little quiet, she has a great sense of humour and loves having fun.

Angie Wood - Line/Checker

Angie Wood

Line/Checker

Angie started with Chartwells in June of 2013.  She is mostly found working the morning shift on the line but can also be found working banquets.  One of her best traits is the laughter she brings to the workplace.

Joanne Langille - Retail

Joanne Langille

Retail

Joanne began with our team in September 2012.  She works at the Haley Snack Shop serving up our students, faculty and staff a hot cup of coffee or a light snack.

Kathy Nelson

Checker/Line

Kathy has been working for Chartwells since August 2003 working with the schools and quite often joining us here at Dal AC helping us with banquets.  She joined us fulltime in September 2015 and can often be found greeting our students at the checker stand.

Cory Lake

Kitchen Assistant

Cory started working for Chartwells in August 2011.  He started in our pot room and is currently training in the kitchen as part of our culinary team.  He loves display cooking and getting to know our students.

Cindy Leslie

Line

Cindy worked with Chartwells for many years and left but has rejoined our team in September 2015.  She can be found working evenings cooking up a storm at our grill and working in our dining hall.  In her spare time, Cindy loves spending time with her puppy Lily and camping.

Janet Soley

Line/Checker

Janet is our most recent employee, joining our team in October 2015.  She is a Mom of two boys.  She can be found throughout our dining services. 

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