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Board of Directors
As the highest corporate decision-making body, the Board of Directors has the responsibility to ensure the organization fulfills its obligations to the NCE. The Board formally establishes the Network’s long-term goals, sustainability plan, and envisioned legacy for research, training, and knowledge mobilization.
|Joe Dragon||Board Chair||Government of Northwest Territories|
|John Geiger||Board Member||The Royal Canadian Geographical Society|
|Matthias Ruth||Board Member||University of Alberta|
|Katherine White||Board Member||Government of Yukon|
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the co-Research Directors will share responsibility for the Network’s strategic planning (research, training and knowledge mobilization), high-level budgeting, partnerships, and annual reporting.
|Stan Boutin||Co-Research Director||University of Alberta|
|Norma Kassi||Co-Research Director||Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research|
Under the Executive Directors’ leadership, the AC coordinates day-to-day operations, schedules, administration, internal and external communications, and events, develops and manages budgets and partnerships, and tracks Network progress and reporting.
|Christy Urban||Executive Director – Operations||University of Alberta|
|Appointment commences Dec 2018||Executive Director – Partnership Development||University of Calgary|
|Kathy Watton||Administrative Assistant||University of Alberta|
|Appointment commences 2019||Mountain Research Chair||Yukon College|
|Appointment commences 2019||Director of Programs and Communication||Canmore|
|Appointment commences 2019||Indigenous Training & Education Coordinator||Yukon College|
|Appointment commences 2019||Financial Officer||University of Alberta|
|Appointment commences 2019||Indigenous Outreach & Engagement Advisor||Whitehorse|
|Appointment commences 2019||Mountain Municipalities Consortium Coordinator||Canmore|