Governance Structure of CCEM

The 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

Robert S. Walker

Board Chair

Independent Advisor

Neil Branda

Board Vice-Chair

Professor, Simon Fraser University

Juliet Daniel

Acting Associate Dean, Research and External Relations

McMaster University

Anja Geitmann

Professor and Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

McGill University

Sara Iverson

Professor, Dalhousie University

Scientific Director, Ocean Tracking Network

Andy Knights

(Acting) Associate Vice-President, Research (ex-officio)

McMaster University

Guillermo Ordorica-Garcia

Director General

NRC- Nanotechnology Research Centre

John Preston

Associate Dean, Research and External Relations, Faculty of Engineering

McMaster University

Keana Scott

Materials Measurement Science Division

NIST

Committee Memberships

Executive and Governance Committee

Bob Walker, Chair

Neil Branda

Sara Iverson

Juliet Daniel

Andy Knights (ex-officio)

Scientific Director (ex-officio)

Executive Director (ex-officio)

Planning and Finance Committee

Guillermo Ordorico-Garcia (Chair)

Bob Walker

Anja Geitmann

John Preston

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

Scientific Director (ex-officio)

Executive Director (ex-officio)

Facilities Manager (ex-officio)

International Scientific Advisory Committee

Eric Stach, University of Pennsylvania, USA (Chair)

Keana Scott, NIST

Quentin Ramasse, SuperSTEM Facility, UK

David Skinner, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Guozhen Zhu, University of Manitoba

Tom Zega, University of Arizona

Scientific Director (ex-officio)

Executive Director (ex-officio)

Facilities Manager (ex-officio)

Associate Scientific Directors (ex-officio)

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