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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

Chair

Stephen J. Henley, Newfoundland and Labrador

Vice-Chair

Nicholas Offord, Ontario

Members

Ron Calderoni, Quebec
Douglas Feasby, Ontario
Martin Joanisse, Quebec
Susan Knott, British Columbia
Reg Manhas, Texas, U.S.A.
Alice McCarron, Nova Scotia
Byron Neiles, Alberta
Erin Rankin Nash, Ontario

President and Chief Executive Officer

Meg Beckel

Vice-President, Corporate Services

Charles Bloom

Vice-President, Experience and Engagement

Ailsa Barry

Vice-President, Research and Collections

Mark Graham, Ph.D.

Chief Financial Officer and Director, Finance

Ikram Zouari, C.P.A., C.G.A.

Management Team

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Carol Campbell, Director, Content, Experience and Engagement
Laura Evans, Director, Advancement
Jean-Marc Gagnon, Ph.D., Section Head, Zoology, Research and Collections
Robyn Gilchrist, Director, Human Resources Management Services
Lynn Gillespie, Ph.D., Section Head, Botany, Research and Collections
Angeline Laffin, Director, Visitor Experience
Martin Leclerc, Director, Facilities and Protection
Paula Piilonen, Ph.D., Section Head, Mineralogy, Research and Collections
John Swettenham, Director, Marketing
Stacy Wakeford, M.A., Director, Nature Inspiration Centre
Xiao-Chun Wu, Ph.D., Section Head, Palaeobiology, Research and Collections
Ikram Zouari, C.P.A., C.G.A., Director, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer

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