Governance

Board of Directors

Terms of Reference

  • Paulette Fox (Acting Chair) – President, Harmony Walkers Inc.
  • Charity Callahan (Secretary) – Associate, Western Management Consultants
  • Lynne Hately (Treasurer) – Regional Controller (Alberta), Nature Conservancy of Canada
  • The Hon. Ethel Blondin-Andrew, P.C. – Former Member of Parliament for Western Arctic/Minister of State for Northern Development and Former Chair of the Sahtu Secretariat
  • Walter Dixon – Associate Vice-President (Research), University of Alberta
  • Lisa de Soto – Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Canmore
  • 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
  • Stewart Fast – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program (Observer)

Governance Committee

Terms of Reference

  • Charity Callahan (Chair) – Associate, Western Management Consultants
  • Laurel Carlton – Founder & Principal, Summit in Stride
  • Paulette Fox – President, Harmony Walkers Inc.
  • Stewart Fast – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program (Observer)

Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee

Terms of Reference

  • Lynne Hately (Chair) – Regional Controller (Alberta), Nature Conservancy of Canada
  • Lisa de Soto – Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Canmore
  • Laurel Carlton – Founder & Principal, Summit in Stride
  • Stewart Fast (Observer) – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program

Research Management Committee

Terms of Reference

  • Andrew Applejohn (Chair) – Senior Science Advisor, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories
  • Paulette Fox – President/Owner, Harmony Walkers Inc.
  • 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 – Lhu’ààn Mân Ku Dań Elder
  • Norma Kassi – CMN co-Research Director; Principal – Kassi Consulting
  • Gleb Raygorodetsky – Director, Community Based Knowledge & Monitoring, Alberta Environment and Parks
  • Cathy Ryan – Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary
  • Stewart Fast (Observer) – Senior Program Manager, Networks of Centres of Excellence Program