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Staff Directory

President's Office

Dr. Alan Bernstein

President & CEO

Gail Martin

Executive Assistant, President & CEO Office


Leslie McCarley

Vice President, Advancement

Sara Ly

Associate Director, Development

Mariko Manhas

Manager, Individual Giving (on leave)

Jennifer Marczak

Manager, Stewardship

Avril Robinson

Executive Assistant to the VP, Advancement & Project Coordinator

Susan Schafron

Senior Director, Advancement

Samuel Sutherland

Manager, Advancement Operations

JP Udo

Senior Writing Specialist, Advancement

Leigh Valliere

Manager, Annual Giving

Knowledge Mobilization

Rebecca Finlay

Vice-President, Engagement & Public Policy (on leave)

Brent Barron

Director, Strategic Projects, Knowledge Mobilization

Gaga Boskovic

Advisor, Government & Public Policy

Hillary Connolly

Senior Officer, Knowledge Mobilization and Lead, Health and Society

Véronique Dault

Director, Government & Public Policy

Amy Cook

Senior Director, Knowledge Mobilization

Fiona Cunningham

Director, Innovation

Efia Ector

Executive Assistant & Project Coordinator, Knowledge Mobilization

Gagan Gill

Program Officer, Knowledge Mobilization

Johnny Kung

Publication Officer, Knowledge Mobilization

Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Elissa Strome

Executive Director, Pan-Canadian AI Strategy


Nabilah Chowdhury

Program Manager, AI

Merve Guvendiren

Communications Intern, AI


Mark Daley

Vice-President, Research

Daniel Bacinello

Director, Research (on leave)

Debbie Buehler

Monitoring, Evaluations & Learning Specialist

Paula Driedger

Research Officer, Next Generation Initiatives

Kate Geddie

Senior Director, Research

Lauren Goldstein

Manager, Strategic Research Initiatives

Cathy Luc

Executive Assistant to the the VP, Research & Project Coordinator

Rachel Parker

Senior Director, Research

Andrea Sharkey

Research Partnerships Officer

Shared Services

Pauline Yick

Chief Operating Officer

Maureen Blackler


Rohith Emmanuel

Salesforce Systems Analyst

Nav Gill

HR Advisor (on leave)

Mike Haas

Director, IT

Sharon Hainey

Event & Meeting Coordinator

Wendy Hallé

Event & Meeting Coordinator (on leave)

Amanda Harvey

Manager, Operations

Rajesh Kumar

IT System Analyst

Shawndra O’Neil

Director, Human Resources

Ekua Quansah

Head, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Brandi Spitzig

Human Resources Generalist

Jacqui Sullivan

Director, Meetings, and Events

Michelle Thom

HR Advisor

Michelle Thompson

Director, Finance

Grace Wong

Event & Meeting Coordinator

Matthew Wong

Financial Assistant

Leanne Woodcock

Financial Officer

Strategic Communications

Catherine Riddell

Vice-President, Strategic Communications

Raymond Cheah

Creative Director

Krista Davidson

AI Communications Lead

Liz Do

Senior Communications Officer

Marta Huebsch

Director, Communications

Assia Merazi

Graphic Designer

Robert Queton

Graphic Designer

Kathleen Sandusky

Media Relations Officer

Emma Tarswell

Senior Designer

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