Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversee the scientific, fiscal, and administrative operations of the CNAES. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing accountability to NSERC; contributing partners and network members; provide periodic evaluations of progress towards the Network’s objectives; ensuring fiscal responsibility; making adjustments to goals, priorities, milestones, and timeframes; incorporating new ideas, network members and partners; aid in the communication of network results to end users, policy makers, and the general public.

Members :

James MacLean, Chair
Assistant Deputy Minister for Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Ontario Ministry of Environment (retired)

Ben Chalmers+
Vice President, Sustainable Development
Mining Association of Canada

Donald Jackson CNAES Principal Investigator & Scientific Director
Professor, University of Toronto

Joseph Rasmussen
Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Ecosystems, University of Lethbridge

Robert Sandford
EPCOR Chair of the Canadian Partnership Initiative in support of the United Nations “Water for Life” Decade

Christina Wood*
Manager, NSERC Canada Research Partnerships Program

Alan Young
Senior Advisor, Corporate Engagement
International Boreal Conservation Campaign

*Non-voting Member

+ Joined October 2013

Highly Qualified People Committee
Network Administration
Management Structure
Science Committee
Collaborating Funding Partners 

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