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Meet the Team 🙂

The Great River Rapport team is a talented and dedicated group of people that includes scientists, communication experts, writers, designers, and visual artists.

Leigh McGaughey

Leigh McGaughey, PhD

Project Lead & Co-ordinator

Abraham Francis

Abraham Francis, MSc

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Head of Environment

Abraham Francis

Kayla Sunday, BA

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Acting Head of Environment

Mary Ann Perron

Mary Ann Perron, PhD

Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow, Technical Report Lead

Stephany Hildebrand

Stephany Hildebrand

Art Director & Photographer

Leigh McGaughey

Zachary Zwanenburg

Head of Web Development

Mary Ann Perron

Emilie DeRochie

Research Assistant

Stephany Hildebrand

Mackenzie Wylie-Arbic

Research Assistant

Leigh McGaughey

Yarovoy Dmytro

Web & Graphic Design

Leigh McGaughey

Bojian Chen, PhD

Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow

Cristina Charette

Cristina Charette, MSc

Expert Contributor

Pam Maloney

Pam Maloney

Grant Writer & Editor

Mary Ann Perron

Elsie Lewison, PhD

Grant Writer & Editor

Jeff Ridal

Jeff Ridal, PhD

River Institute Executive Director

Matt Windle

Matt Windle, MSc

Research Scientist

Brian Hickey

Brian Hickey, PhD

Science Advisor

Mary Ann Perron

Courtney Holden, PhD

Research Scientist

Abraham Francis

Silvia Rodriguez

Research Assistant

Abraham Francis

Christina Collard

Program Lead, Administration

Abraham Francis

Jennifer Lauzon

Administration

Abraham Francis

Kaz Shuji

Research Assistant

Abraham Francis

Emma Ridal

Assistant Web Developer

Alumni Members

Bailey Bedard

Amanda Nurse

Maxwell Irwin

Allison Collard

Matt MacMillan

Maegan Mitchell

Jaclyn Franceschini

Neil Dempster

Barry Madison

El Amine Mimouni

Mark McDougall

Sydney Gilmour

Yanik Rozon

External Advisory Commitee Members

Michael Twiss

Michael Twiss

Clarkson University,
Science Advisor

Jerome-Marty

Jérôme Marty

Scientific Advisor

Lee Willbanks

Lee Willbanks

River Advocate

Andrew Morley

Andrew Morley

Science Advisor

Partners & Collaborators

The Great River Rapport unites a diverse group of collaborators who enrich the project with unique perspectives. They include Indigenous Peoples, federal and provincial government agencies, academia, environmental non-government organizations, community groups, and community members.

Meet our collaborators.

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