Board

Board of Directors

Officers
  • Joe Dragon (Chair) – Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories
  • Charity Callahan (Secretary) – Associate, Western Management Consultants
  • Lynne Hately (Treasurer) – Regional Controller (Alberta), Nature Conservancy of Canada
Directors at Large
  • Jeannette Armstrong – Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Okanagan Philosophy, UBC Okanagan
  • John Bailey – Deputy Minister of Environment, Government of Yukon
  • Lisa de Soto – Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Canmore
  • John Geiger – CEO, Royal Canadian Geographical Society
  • Jocelyn Joe-Strack – Consultant, Subarctic Research & Strategy and PhD Candidate, University of Saskatchewan School of Environment and Sustainability
  • Maribeth Murray – Executive Director, Arctic Institute of North America
  • Niall O’Dea – Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Matthias Ruth – Vice-President (Research), University of Alberta
Observers
  • Stewart Fast – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program

Governance Committee

  • John Bailey – Deputy Minister of Environment, Government of Yukon
  • Charity Callahan (Chair) – Associate, Western Management Consultants
  • Laurel Carlton – Founder & Principal, Summit in Stride
  • Stewart Fast (Observer) – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program

Finance Committee

  • Lisa de Soto – Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Canmore
  • Stewart Fast (Observer) – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
  • Lynne Hately (Chair) – Regional Controller (Alberta), Nature Conservancy of Canada
  • Aynslie Ogden – Senior Science Advisor, Executive Council Office, Government of Yukon

Research Management Committee

  • Stan Boutin – CMN co-Research Director & President; Professor of Biological Sciences – University of Alberta
  • Adam Gaudry – Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta
  • Eric Higgs – Professor and former Director of the School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria
  • Murray Humphries – McGill Northern Research Chair and Director, Center for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition and Environment (CINE)
  • Mary Jane Johnson – Heritage Manager, Kluane First Nation
  • Norma Kassi – CMN co-Research Director; Principal – Kassi Consulting
  • Aynslie Ogden – Senior Science Advisor, Executive Council Office, Government of Yukon
  • Gleb Raygorodetsky – Executive Director of Indigenous Knowledge, Community Monitoring and Citizen Science, Alberta Environment and Parks
  • Cathryn Ryan – Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary
  • Joerg Szarzynski – Co-Head of Global Mountain Safeguard Research Programme (GLOMOS), United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security