eMERGE Guelph

About eMERGE Guelph

eMERGE Guelph leads the way in co-creating resilient, flourishing communities. We do this by connecting citizens and organizations to innovative solutions to maximize resource efficiency and community well-being.

Our Values

At eMERGE we strive to:

  • Build trust: Be a trusted, credible, collaborative and transparent community partner
  • Innovate: Be future forward, innovative and on the edge of the emergent future
  • Empower: Empower the disempowered in the face of global climate change, resource scarcity and growth challenges
  • Teach/Educate: Use learning and action based approaches with citizens, families and organizations.
  • Inspire: Show how intentional, meaningful change can be fun, fulfilling and build strong, resilient communities

Our Approach

eMERGE Guelph focuses on five pillars that, when addressed as a whole, can help us succeed in our vision.

We combine these pillars in different ways at the home, street, and neighbourhood level to engage citizens and organizations. Learn more about the Pathways Program, or click on one of the following levels:

We also partner with businesses and organizations that share our vision and can come together to contribute to making Guelph a stronger, more resilience community. Click here to learn about our partners.

Our Team

Board of Directors

Mark Colvin – Treasurer
Kathryn Cooper – Secretary
Tom Ewart – Chair
John Farley – Board Member
Ian Findlay – Vice Chair
JME Maxwell – Board Member
Karen Nasmith – Board Member
Mark Rodford – Board Member