Staff Biographies

To see staff biographies, browse by program.

All staff

Adams, Ian – BC KBA Regional Coordinator, National Conservation Program 
Addison, Christopher – Indigenous-led Conservation Specialist
Blouin, DanaProgram Manager,  Bat Program
Castro, Dario Total Rewards Administrator, Management
Chapman, Colin  Nova Scotia KBA Coordinator, National Conservation Program
Chartier, Maya  Wildlife Technician, Western Arctic Program
Chetkiewicz, CherylConservation Scientist, National Conservation Program
Cooke, HilaryCo-Director, Northern Boreal Mountains Program
Cordero, Lina - Communications Intern: Biodiversity Projects, National Conservation Program
Cundiff, Brad  Independent Consultant, Management
Darling, Emily Conservation Scientist, Global Conservation Program
Debyser, Chloé KBA Canada Technical Coordinator, National Conservation Program
Diogou, Niki  Postdoctoral Fellow, Western Arctic Program
Ezibe, Okechukwu – Human Resources Manager
Farrell, ClaireAssociate Conservation Scientist, Ontario Northern Boreal Program
Gates, Heather Conservation Assistant, Bat Program
Gonet, Jared - MITACS PhD Student, Northern Boreal Mountains Program
Goodday, Victoria - Policy Analyst, Natural Climate Solutions
Halliday, WilliamConservation Scientist/Arctic Acoustics Program Lead, Western Arctic Program
Hare, Alex - Arctic Bioacoustic Analyst
Harris, Lorna – Director, Forests, Peatlands, and Climate Change, National Conservation Program
Hart, Cierra - Research Assistant, Western Arctic program
Heimrich, Annika - Bioacoustic Analyst, Western Arctic Program
Holroyd, Susan - Conservation and Outreach Coordinator, Alberta Bat Program
Insley, Stephen – Director, of Arctic Conservation, Western Arctic Program
Jones, Teri – Wolverine Spatial Ecologist
Katsabas, MarilynManager, Finance and Operations, Management
Kirkwood, AdamResearch Associate, Peatland Biogeochemistry
Komarniski, Thomas - Key Biodiversity Areas Indigenous Outreach Associate, National Conservation
Kraus, Daniel Director of National Conservation, National Conservation Program

Lausen, CoriDirector of Bat Conservation, Bat Program

Leung, Angela - KBA Quality Control Coordinator, National Conservation Program
Low, Erin - Program Coordinator, BC Bat Program
Mantyka-Pringle, Chrystal – Co-Director, Northern Boreal Mountains  Program
MacDonald, Cheyenne Indigenous Relations Associate/L'nua'tikete'w, National Conservation
McCaw, Laura Wolverine Research Associate, Ontario Northern Boreal Program
McKenzie, Allison - Administrative Manager, Ontario Northern Boreal Program
Mitra, Zahra - Executive Coordinator, Management
Moore, Zachary - Manitoba KBA Regional Coordinator, National Conservation Program
Mund, Maleen - Bat Research Technician, Bat Program
Murdoch, Alyssa  Post-Doctoral Fellow, Northern Boreal Mountains Program 
Napoli, Priscila Fundraising Database & Operations Officer, Management
Novotny, Sue Head of Communications
O’Connor, Constance – Director of the ONB Program, Ontario Northern Boreal Program
Olson, Cory Alberta Bat Program Coordinator, Bat Program
Poley, Lucy – Canada KBA Ecosystems Criteria Coordinator, National Conservation Program
Procee, Asia - Research Intern, Northern Boreal Mountains Program
Rae, Jason – Bat Program Manager, Bat Program
Raudsepp-Hearne, Ciara Director of Key Biodiversity Areas, National Conservation Program
Ray, Justina President & Senior Scientist, Management 
Reid, Clara - Avian Research intern
Reid, DonaldEmeritus Scientist, Northern Boreal Mountains Program 
Reid, Jess  Key Biodiversity Areas Research Intern, National Conservation Program

Rensel, Leah Bat Technician, Bat Program

Rodrigo, Kristin – Social Media Coordinator, National Conservation Program Communications
Rumney, Robyn – Ontario KBA Regional Coordinator, National Conservation Program

Schwab, Eric - Digital Assets Manager

Scrafford, MatthewWolverine Conservation Scientist, Ontario Northern Boreal Program

Shafiei, Forough – Director of Advancement, Management
Shajahan, Najeem - Post-Doctoral Fellow-Arctic Acoustics, Western Arctic Program
Simpson, Meagan Conservation Research Assistant, National Conservation Program
Soroye, Peter – KBA Assessment and Outreach Coordinator, National Conservation Program 
Southee, MegLead Geospatial Analyst/Programmer, Ontario Northern Boreal Program
Syed, Ahsan - Finance and Administration Manager, Northern Boreal Mountains Program
Williams, Melissa - Budget and Grants Manager, Management
Woolmer, GillianDirector, Finance and Operations, Management
Quinn, Michael - Research Assistant, Northern Boreal Mountains
  

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