The Royal St. John's Regatta - Development Team
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The Development Team
Ian Snook
Ian Snook - Team Leader

Ian is an IT consultant and Web developer currently located in St. John's, Newfoundland. He has worked on a variety of web projects being involved with graphic design, programming, design goal generation, content development and project management. A graduate of the Computer Science program at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Ian can be contacted at

Michelle Kennedy - Primary Programmer

Michelle recently completed a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Computer Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). She held a variety of positions while completing her degree, including web development with MUN's Centre for Career Development, reactor simulation code validation for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. in Ontario, and health research assistance for MUN's Division of Community Health. Michelle is a self-taught web developer and is pursuing a career in software / web development. You can reach Michelle at
Michelle Kennedy

Derwin Bennett
Derwin Bennett - Multimedia Developer

Derwin Bennett is currently a student at College of the North Atlantic, and is enrolled in the Programmer/Analyst Co-operative Education Program. The Regatta Digital Collection Project was the first of three work terms to be completed, evaluated, and credited toward completion of this program. You can reach Derwin at

Jeff Keeping - Content Manager

A native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland concentration in history. He attended Sir Wilfred Grenfell College campus of MUN from 1993 - 1998. From 1999 - 2000 Jeff attended the Professional Institute of Applied Technology graduating in the top of his class. He has worked in the Information Technology / Web Development field ever since, first in technical support and later as a web design and development instructor and most recently as a developer and content manager. Jeff may be reached at
Jeff Keeping