Proposed Committees and Councils

Proposed Committees and Councils

To view a detailed list of membership or to access contact information for the members of any committee, please select from below:

Board of Directors Committees

The Nominating and Governance Committee is responsible for overseeing and potential recruitment, removal, and replacement of directors and board members.

To be announced.

The Finance and Audit Committees are two distinct oversight committees with the same board membership, with Finance being focused on financial operations and Audit on business processes and systems

To be announced.

The Ethics & Conflict of Interest Committee is responsible for resolving potential conflicts of interest and implementing a code of ethics and research principles.

To be announced.

Research Management Committee

The RMC is responsible for developing Calls for Proposals and adjudicating proposals, as well as overseeing the performance of funded projects.

RMC Members

Contact Role Institution
Tom Andrews Territorial Archaeologist and Manager Government of Northwest Territories
Bill Donahue Executive Director Alberta Environment and Parks
Eric Higgs Professor & NCE Co-Lead University of Victoria
Shawn Marshall Professor University of Calgary
Aynslie Ogden Senior Science Advisor Government of Yukon

Indigenous Circle of Advisors

The ICA provides a majority-Indigenous voice to shape strategic planning and adjudicate Mode 3 (Indigenous-led) research projects to ensure credibility and durable partnerships with Indigenous communities.

Contact Role Institution
Leon Andrew ICA Representative Tulı́t’a Dene Band
Jeannette Armstrong ICA Representative University of British Columbia Okanagan
Adam Gaudry ICA Representative University of Alberta
Mary Jane Johnson ICA Representative Kluane First Nation


International Advisory Council

Comprised of internationally-recognized leaders in mountain research, the IAC contributes scientific advice on the Network’s research direction by evaluating new and ongoing projects ensuring they are of global standards.

Contact Role Institution
Carolina Adler IAC Member Mountain Research Initiative
Marc Foggin IAC Member Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia
Julia Klein IAC Member Colorado State University
Martin Price IAC Member Centre for Mountain Studies
Jianchu Xu IAC Member Mountain Futures & Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences