Staff and Governing Authorities
The Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Nature represents Canadians across the country. The Board governs the museum and reports on its progress to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The President and Chief Executive Officer, Vice-Presidents and Management Team, responsible for strategic operating branches, ensure the effective performance of the museum.
Board of Trustees
Judith LaRocque, C.V.O., Ontario
Glenn Sakaki, Ontario
Allan Adam, Saskatchewan
Ron Calderoni, Quebec
Stephen Greenberg, Quebec
Heather Holden, British Columbia
Susan Knott, British Columbia
Linda Nowlan, British Columbia
Judith Pereira, Ontario
Christian Robin, Manitoba
Mandy Woodland, Newfoundland and Labrador
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vice-President, Corporate Services
Vice-President, Experience and Engagement
Vice-President, Research and Collections
Jeffery M. Saarela, Ph.D.
Chief Financial Officer
Ikram Zouari, C.P.A., C.G.A.
Laura Evans, C.F.R.E., Director, Advancement
Jean-Marc Gagnon, Ph.D., Chief Scientist
Sonja Gonsalves, Director, Human Resources Management Services
Katriina Ilves, Ph.D., Section Head, Zoology, Research and Collections
Angeline Laffin, Director, Visitor Experience
Martin Leclerc, Director, Facilities and Protection
Aaron Lussier, Ph.D., Section Head, Mineralogy, Research and Collections
Troy McMullin, Ph.D., Section Head, Botany, Research and Collections
John Swettenham, Director, Marketing
Stacy Wakeford, M.A., Director, Content, Experience and Engagement
Jordan Mallon, Ph.D., Section Head, Palaeobiology, Research and Collections
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