Board of Directors


Current Board of Directors



Kumari Karunaratne

President and Chair of the Board

Northwest Territories Geological Survey, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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Guy Doré

Université Laval (retired), Quebec City, Quebec
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Peter Morse

Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
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Barbara Fortin


Tetra Tech, Yellowknife, Ontario
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Teddi Herring

Communications Director

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

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Madeleine Garibaldi

Early Career Representative

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta

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Jocelyn Haley


University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

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Dale Heffernan


Golder, Whitehorse, Yukon

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Robin McKillop


Palmer, Toronto, Ontario

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Chris Burn

Ex-officio member (non-officer)

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

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Support Staff



Astrid Schetselaar

Executive Assistant

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

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Past Board Members


  • Lukas Arenson, BGC Engineering, President 2020-21

  • Jennifer Humphries, Aurora Research Institute, Communications Director 2020-22

  • Antoni Lewkowicz, University of Ottawa, President 2018-19

  • Carolyn Gibson, University of Guelph, Early Career Representative 2018-19

  • Wayne Pollard, McGill University, Member-at-large 

  • Panya Lipovsky, Yukon Geological Survey, Member-at-large 

  • Ashley Rudy, Northwest Territories Geological Survey, Communications Director 2018-20

  • Xiangbing Kong, Universite Laval, Early Career Researcher 2019-21

  • Jason Smith, Canadrill, Member-at-Large 2019-21