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JDS Group of Companies – Women In Mining

Posted on May 30, 2021


In support of this year’s Mining Month Career Showcase, JDS would like to thank Women in Mining BC for showcasing four of our incredible female leaders.

Get to know them!

Victoria Viveash
Victoria Viveash, CPA, CMA

Victoria Viveash is an inspiring trailblazer at JDS Energy & Mining Inc.

Since 2012, she has worked leading the economic valuation group, and now leads the Company’s Finance and Accounting Team as CFO.

As a champion of Women In Mining, Victoria has been instrumental to supporting female leaders across all areas of the business.

“Everyone matters. Everyone’s job is important. Everyone makes a difference. That’s our culture. We work together, keep each other grounded, and encourage people at all levels of the organization to bring forward solutions.”

Reagan Cheng
Regan Cheng, P.Eng.

No path is ever straightforward – as a professional Civil Engineer, Reagan Cheng, P. Eng. never thought she would go into mining, but when opportunity knocks… she welcomed the change and has thrived in the different work environments and projects.

Reagan is one of JDS Energy & Mining Inc.‘s Project Engineers in the Construction Divisions and is currently working on Lucara Diamond Corporation‘s Karowe Mine located in Botswana.

Nadine Miller, MBA (Oxford), M.Eng. (MIT)

Meet Nadine Miller, MBA (Oxford) M.Eng. (MIT), Vice President, Project Development at JDS Energy & Mining Inc.!

With over 20 years of experience mining, Nadine is an inspirational leader who believes in the power of education, giving back to the community, and paving the way for women in our industry!

She also sits on the board Wesdome Gold Mines, Omai Gold Mines | TSX.V: OMG and is an Advisory Board/Committee Member of Awz Ventures Inc. and Drone Delivery Canada!

Carly Church, P.Eng., PMP

To all the new grads of 2021 considering a career in mining, be sure to listen to one of JDS’s senior engineers Carly Church, P.Eng., PMP experience and advice!

Join us in celebrating all the women who shared their career insights here: