Jeff Daniels is the Principal of GHD Limited, Engineering and Environmental Consulting. For the CREATE grant, he will serve as a voting member of the Program Committee. GHD will also serve as a host for a number of internships and as an end-user in various forms.
Philip Gray is an Associate Director of Infrastructure Planning at the IBI Group after an acquisition of the Cole Engineering Group. He eared his B.A.Sc.in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto and has been working as an Engineer in the field for 26 years. For the CREATE grant, he will facilitate student internships through the Cole Engineering Group.
Jyoti Kotecha is the Director of Research Operations for the CEC-REN and works with the research faculty, industry and community partners to support the growth of interdisciplinary research and education programs in the Network. Ms. Kotecha develops research partnerships, has oversight of the Network's finances, and supports graduate student success, through securing internships and mentoring them in research ethics, research proposal development, and knowledge translation activities.
Dr. Michael Hulley
Dr. Michael Hulley is a Department Head and Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada. He is a senior consultant, and former managing partner, at XCG Consultants Limited. For the CREATE grant, he will contribute to Environmental Modeling and Water Sustainability Workshops.
Anastasia Lintner is a passionate public interest advocate and Principal of Lintner Law, an enterprise that focuses on sustainability law and policy. Dr. Lintner is also Special Projects Counsel, Healthy Great Lakes at Canadian Environmental Law Association. Dr. Lintner specializes in environmental assessment, conservation and water law, and in Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights. For the CREATE grant, she will contribute to policy, law and ethics training modules of courses.
Christine McClure is the Water Resources and Watershed Manager of Quinte Conservation. As part of the CREATE grant, she will serve as a non-profit/non-governmental organization member on the Program Committee. She will also help to facilitate student internships in watershed management through Quinte Conservation and act as a mentor.
Lorie McFarland is the Utilities Manager, Utilities Division, Wastewater Treatment for the Loyalist Township. As part of the CREATE grant, she will help to facilitate student internships through the Loyalist Township and contribute to training at field research sites.
Dr. Ryan Mulligan
Dr. Ryan Mulligan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Queen's University. He is a coastal engineer and oceanographer, with interests in the physical forces that cause changes to coastal regions and the ways in which coastal systems respond. As part of the CREATE grant, he will help to facilitate coastal environment training for students.
Dr. Kevin Mumford
Dr. Kevin Mumford is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Queen's University. Dr. Mumford is interested in the movement of multiple fluid phases (water, oil, gases) in porous media, and the mass transfer between those phases. As part of the CREATE grant, he will help to facilitate groundwater contaminant training for students.
Dr. Kent Novakowski
Dr. Kent Novakowski is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Queen's University as well as the Associate Vice-Principal of Research at Queen's. Dr. Novakowski and his graduate students conduct research in the areas of fluid flow and contaminant migration in fractured rock. As part of the CREATE grant, he will help to facilitate groundwater field training for students.
Dr. Jeff Ridal
Dr. Jeff Ridal is an Executive Director and Chief Research Scientist Professor at the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences and an Adjunct Professor at Queen's University and the University of Ottawa. As part of the CREATE grant, he will help to facilitate watershed monitoring training for students. He will also help facilitate student internships through the River Institute.
Dr. Allison Rutter
Allison Rutter is the Director of the Analytical Services Unit (ASU) at Queen's University and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences. Current research interests include PCB and petroleum hydrocarbon remediation in the Arctic, as well as phytoremediation; the use of plants to remediate and rehabilitate contaminated sites. For the CREATE grant, she will contribute to analytical methods as well as to the Water Sector Entrepreneurship and Technology Implementation course.
Les Stanfield is currently a Senior Ecologist at Ecohealth Solutions. Les has a B.Sc. in Fisheries Biology from the University of Guelph and a M.Sc. in stream and landscape ecology from the University of Toronto. Les worked with the Ministry of Natural Resources for nearly 30 years before he co-founded Ecohealth Solutions. For the CREATE grant, he will contribute to analytical methods as well as to the Water Sustainability Workshops for students.
Douglas Wilton is the President and CEO of TECTA-PDS (Pathogen Detection Systems). Douglas is a Professional Engineer with over 20 years of senior operational and general management experience and multiple successes in the development and management of new technical businesses in a variety of industrial environments. For the CREATE grant, he will contribute to facilitating student internships through TECTA-PDS, as well as serving as a mentor. He will also serve as a voting member and representative of industry on the Program Committee.
Dr. Graham Whitelaw
Graham Whitelaw is an Associate Professor in the School of Environmental Studies and the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen's University. His research interests are focused on environmental assessment, land use planning, community based and multi-party monitoring and First Nations. For the CREATE grant, he will contribute to water sustainability workshops, and will link to the First Nations communities.