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Governance

Governance Structure of CCEM

CCEM is located on the campus of McMaster University. Governance is provided by an Executive and Governance Committee (EGC), International Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC), Planning and Finance Committee (P&FC), and a Management Committee.

Executive and Governance Committee: It is generally recognized good practice for Boards to have a committee that is mandated to take decisions pertaining to operations of the organization between meetings of the Governing Board.

International Scientific Advisory Committee: Provide scientific advice for CCEM’s strategic alignment.
Planning and Finance Committee: It is generally recognized good practice for Boards to have a committee that is mandated to provide more in-depth review of plans and stewardship of the organization’s financial matters.
Management Committee: Serves as a formal structure to make decisions on management and operations of CCEM, and inform and get feedback from stakeholders of the host institution

Meet the Governing Board

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Neil Branda

Board Vice-Chair
Professor, Simon Fraser University

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Juliet Daniel

Acting Associate Dean, Research and External Relations
McMaster University

Sara Iverson

Professor, Dalhousie University
Scientific Director, Ocean Tracking Network

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Andy Knights

Department of Engineering Physics, McMaster University

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Kasia Malz

CFO, Next Hydrogen
CFO, Green Circle Salons

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Guillermo Ordorica-Garcia

Director General
NRC- Nanotechnology Research Centre

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Julia Phillips

Executive Emeritus
Sandia National Laboratories

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John Preston

Associate Dean, Research and External Relations, Faculty of Engineering
McMaster University

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Keana Scott

Materials Measurement Science Division
NIST

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Robert S. Walker

Board Chair
Independent Advisor

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Eric Wasmund

Vice President
Eriez Flotation

Executive and Governance Committee

Bob Walker (Chair)

Neil Branda (Vice Chair)

Juliet Daniel

Sara Iverson

Andy Knights (ex-officio)

Scientific Director (ex-officio)

Executive Director (ex-officio)

Planning and Finance Committee

Guillermo Ordorico-Garcia (Chair)

Kasia Malz

John Preston

Bob Walker

Dave Reinhart, McMaster University Director of Research Finance (ex-officio)

Sherisse Webb, McMaster University Director of Research Office for Administration, Development and Support (ROADS) (ex-officio)

Scientific Director (ex-officio)

Executive Director (ex-officio)

Facilities Manager (ex-officio)

Manager of Education and Outreach (ex-officio)

International Scientific Advisory Committee

Grace Burke, ORNL, USA (Chair)

Joseph Michael, retired (formerly of Sandia National Laboratories), USA

Keana Scott, NIST, USA

Odile Stephan, Universite Paris-Sud, France

Tom Zega, University of Arizona, USA

Guozhen Zhu, University of Manitoba

Scientific Director (ex-officio)

Executive Director (ex-officio)

Facilities Manager (ex-officio)

Associate Scientific Directors (ex-officio)

Manager of Education and Outreach (ex-officio)