Silverhill Institute of Environmental Research and Conservation

Reviewing Committee

Dr. Audrey Armour

Dr. Armour is a professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. She is also the President of Armour Environmental Inc. Dr. Armour's academic interests include conflict management, environmental impact assessment, environmental planning, public participation, social impact assessment, and urban planning.

Dr. Marcia Barron

Dr. Marcia Barron is an applied anthropologist and former Registered Nurse. Dr. Barron holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from McMaster University. She has over 20 years of experience in research and consulting working principally in research and evaluation and Aboriginal services. Her consulting work has included, Health Policy and Program Strategic Planning, Aboriginal Mental Health Program Planning and Frameworks, and Program Evaluation.

Dr. Barron is also a member of the Society of Applied Anthropology, the Canadian Evaluation Society, the American Evaluation Association, and the International Association for Impact Assessment.

Dr. Mary Bernard

Dr. Mary Bernard holds a Master's in Environmental Studies and a Ph.D. in Sociology from York University. Currently, Dr. Bernard is the associate Vice President of Research and acting Dean of the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences at Royal Roads University, BC.

She was also a former faculty member of Environmental Studies at York University and the York Centre for Applied Sustainability.

Dr. Tony Boydell

Dr. Boydell is the director of the School of Environment and Sustainability at Royal Roads University in BC. His career began as a research scientist for the Geological Survey of Canada and specialized in permafrost processes, terrain inventory, and satellite remote sensing. Currently, Dr. Boydell is chair of the Canadian Council of University Environmental Science Program Heads and is a member of the Board of Directors of ECO Canada.

Dr. Gerald A P Carrothers

Dr. Carrothers received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Economics and Regional Planning. Dr. Carrothers was the founding Dean of Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. He is currently Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at York University and is a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners. He has broad academic and research interests with a special interest in environmental learning.

Dr. Michael Coulson

Dr. Coulson was the Head of the Geography Department and is now professor emeritus in Geography at the University of Calgary. Dr. Coulson holds a Ph.D. from Kansas. He was also a former Chair of the Canadian Cartographic Association which promotes the understanding of maps and cartographic materials.

Jennifer Dockstator

Jennifer Dockstator is currently pursuing her doctorate at the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. She has held numerous posts over the last several years, including Vice-Chair of the Inter-Municipal Advisory Committee on Sustainability at Halton Region, member of the Mayor's Advisory Group on Sustainability in Oakville, and member of the Region of Halton's Ecological and Environmental Advisory Committee. She has consulted on social impact assessment projects as well as Aboriginal-based research projects. Her doctoral studies focus on an examination of Western approaches to sustainability with an Indigenous knowledge-based lens.

Dr. Mark Dockstator

Dr. Dockstator is a member of the Onyota'a: ka (Oneida) Nation of the Thames and holds Master of Law and Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees. Currently, Dr. Dockstator is Professor of Indigenous Studies at Trent University and a consultant on Aboriginal-based research projects. Dr. Dockstator's academic interests include Aboriginal Knowledge, Indigenous Politics, Aboriginal Governance and Indigenous Economic Development. Dr. Dockstator also served as the Board Chair of the First Nations Statistical Institute.

Martyn Glassman

Martyn Glassman is a consultant who provides strategic advice on resource development projects primarily to First Nations communities and organizations. Prior to consulting, Martyn had an extensive career in government including Indian and Northern Affairs (Alberta), Manitoba Housing, and the BC Environmental Assessment Office.

In addition, Martyn has also served as a policy advisor to the Deputy Minister of the BC Skills Training and Labour Ministry.

Bob Hart

Bob Hart is a professional Agrologist and the president of Bob T. Hart Consulting Ltd. Bob Hart has many years' experience in environmental assessment and management including a number of years as a Project Assessment Manager with the BC Environmental Office (EAO).

Bob Hart was an active member of the BC's Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) from 1990 to 2008 and is also a member of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA). His research interests are in natural resource management, mining, and environmental assessment.

Dr. John Hultquist

John obtained his Ph. D. from the University of Iowa. Most of his teaching was for introductory physical geography classes and, now retired, he lives near the contact of the Cascade Mountains and the Columbia Basalt flows, with the Channeled Scablands of eastern Washington close by.

John volunteers with Washington Trails Association working to keep the mountain hiking trails in good shape and occasionally helping carve a new one. When not getting wet and or dirty he has been known to add a skeptical comment to the "climate change" issue.

Dr. Nancy Brannen Hultquist

Nancy completed graduate work in urban and economic geography at the University of Cincinnati. She has taught at Georgia State, the University of Idaho, and at Central Washington University. Nancy's academic career was cut short in 2009 with Mitral valve replacement surgery that forced her retirement.

Since recovering, she enjoys volunteering old time fiddle music at nursing homes and other venues in the Kittitas Valley, and continues contributing to the university and its students, including small yearly scholarships for distinguished service.

Dr. Neil Hutchison

Dr. Neil Hutchinson's professional career is focussed on pollutants and stressors of aquatic systems, with a focus extending from geochemical to laboratory to whole-watershed levels of investigation. He completed his Ph.D. in Zoology (aquatic toxicology) at the University of Guelph in 1985 and spent 13 years with the Dorset Research Centre of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment where he worked on acidification and nutrient stresses to lakes. He left MOE in 1998 and worked until 2009 as the Senior Aquatic Scientist at Gartner Lee Limited. He is currently President and Principal Scientist of Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd. His firm presently consists of seven scientists, serving clients in aquatic science, technical facilitation and peer review services across Canada from two offices in Ontario.

Ann Joyner

Ann Joyner, a graduate of the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, has had an extensive career as a consultant and a professional planner. She specializes in environmental assessment, strategic growth management, sustainable design and corporate environmental management.

Currently, Ann is responsible for all resource development projects being undertaken by Dillon Consulting across Canada. Ann is also a member of the 12 persons Board of Directors at Dillon Consulting.

Dr. Deborah McGregor

Dr. Deborah McGregor, a member of the Birch Island First Nation, has a Ph. D. from the Faculty of Forestry in University of Toronto. Dr. McGregor is currently a Professor in Geography at the University of Toronto and Director of First Nations House of the University of Toronto.

As an educator and a trainer both at University and community levels, Dr. McGregor's interests focus on Indigenous Knowledge in relation to the environment.

Don McKinnon

Don McKinnon is a Registered Environmental Assessor with considerable experience in social and economic impact assessment. He is the Toronto Regional Manager at Dillon Consulting Ltd. where he is involved in alternative energy projects. His experience includes major projects in Africa as well as Canada.

Dr. Scott McNay

Dr. McNay is an ecologist, working as a Project Manager for Wildlife Infometrics. He has over 20 years of experience working with management of wildlife and forestry for both government and industry. Dr. McNay has also conducted research on biodiversity, various mammal species, and ecological based research for various provinces across the country.

Ian Moncreiff

Ian Moncreiff has taught a number of courses at the Ridgetown Agricultural College (a part of the University of Guelph). He is also an environmental consultant with a focus on energy. He is currently a proponent of a major bio-energy project in Western Ontario.

Anthony M. Montrone

Anthony Montrone is a managing partner of Latrone Associates LLC (LA). He is experienced in working with public and private sectors to develop and implement management systems to address political, regulatory, competitive and business issues. With numerous work experiences, Anthony Montrone for many years has worked with United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Anthony Montrone have published many articles in his practice area and recently co-authored a book "Packaging for the Environment: A Partnership for Progress."

Paul Murray

Paul Murray is the Vice President of Environment at AECOM Canada Central. Paul Murray has had a 30 year career in a wide range of environmental projects and is considered a leading expert on waste management and recycling issues as well as a broad range of natural resource and regional planning issues.

As a civil engineer Paul Murray was the former CAO of Gartner Lee Limited.

David Osmond

Mr. Osmond has worked in the water resource management field for over 40 years, focussed mainly on water quality assessment and protection. His experience was gained from coast to coast across Canada and in Arctic drainage basins as well. Early in his career, he became Chief of Water Resources Assessment in MOE's London Office and later spent the last 30 years of his career with Gartner Lee Ltd in Markham and Burnaby BC, rising to the position as a Director with the firm. He is now retired and living in Victoria, BC.

Ted O'Neill

J.E. (Ted) O'Neill is a Principal with Golder Associates, with 37 years experience in the environmental field, and is a specialist in environmental assessment, consultation, remediation and surface water hydrology. Mr. O'Neill also works on business development with CLAW, an aboriginal-owned consulting company located in Ottawa.

Dr. Howard A. Stafford

Dr. Stafford received his Ph.D. at the University of Iowa and was a long-time departmental head and faculty member of the Geography Department at the University of Cincinnati. Retired, Dr. Stafford is now an Emeritus Faculty member at the UC Geography Department.

He is also part of UC's Joint Centre for Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis (GISSA) which provides consulting services for the application of GIS and special analysis. Dr. Stafford is author of "Principles of Industrial Facility Location". His research and consulting interests focus broadly on economic and regional development.

Dr. Anders Sandberg

Dr. Sandberg is a Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. Dr. Sandberg's academic interests include conservation, forestry, environmental planning, political economics, climate and environmental justice, forestry and the prospects and limits of sustainability. He has written articles and books on these topics, including Climate Change; Who's Carrying The Burden? (2010).

Roger Woeller

Roger Woeller is a hydrogeologist and the CEO of WESA Group (Water, Earth, Science Associates). He is the President of WESAtech, a company that designs and installs water and wastewater treatment systems. Roger Woeller is an expert on water issues including dealing with acid rock drainage and has been active in a wide range of pollution and contamination issues. He has also been active in mining, waste management, and water treatment projects throughout Canada and Central America.

Roger Woeller attended the University of Waterloo where he obtained a B.Sc. in Geology and Environmental Studies and a M.Sc. in Hydrogeology.