Plant Canada Board Members 2022-2023

Plant Canada President

Geoff WasteneysGeoff

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Plant Cell Biology, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

Plant Canada Vice President

Valerie GravelValerie Gravel

Assistant Professor; Department of Plant Science (R2020c), McGill University - Macdonald,  Campus21111 Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X3V9

Plant Canada Past President

Deena ErrampalliDeena

Retired Research Scientist;  34 Elgin St.; Grimsby, ON, L3M 1C6

Plant Canada Secretary

Rima MenassaRima

Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 1391 Sandford Street, London, ON, N5V 4T3

Plant Canada Treasurer

Teagen Quilichini
Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada
110 Gymnasium Place, Saskatoon SK S7N 0W9, Canada

Plant Canada Board of Directors
Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB)
Marcus SamuelMarcus Samuel
Professor and Academic Director of the Greenhouse 
Integrative Cell Biology (Plant Biology)
BI 392,Department of Biological Sciences
University of Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4

Robin Cameron Robin

Professor, Department of Biology,  McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton Ontario, L8S 4K1


Canadian Botanical Association (CBA)
Julian Starr julian

Biology Department, University of Ottawa, 30 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5.


Moira GalwayMoira

Biology Department, St. Francis Xavier University,
2320 Notre Dame Ave.,
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
B2G 2W5,


Canadian Phytopathology Society (CPS)
Maria Antonia Henriquez Ph.D.Gary Peng
Research Scientist,
Morden Research and Development Centre
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
101 Route 100
Morden, MB, R6M 1Y5

Guillaume BilodeauGuillaume Bilodeau
Research Scientist, CFIA
3851 Fallowfield Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8P9



Canadian Weed Science Society (CWSS)

Rory Degenhardt (2nd Vice-President) Art
Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc.
Edmonton, AB, T6R 3G2


Andrew McKenzie-GopsillAndrew

Research Scientist,  Charlottetown Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 440 University Ave, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 4N6 


Canadian Society of Agronomy (CSA)

Jamie Larsen, Past President Jamie

Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Harrow Research and Development Centre
2585 County Road 20, Harrow, ON N0R 1G0

Harpinder Randhawa, President Harpinder Randhawa
Research Scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Lethbridge Research and Development Centre
5403 – 1 Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB
T1J 4B1


Canadian Society for Horticultural Science (CSHS)

Bourlaye Fofana
Charlottetown Research and Development Centre
440 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4N6
Beatrice Amyotte
Kentville Research and Development Centre
32 Main Street
Kentville, NS B4N 1J5


Canadian Association for Plant Biotechnology (CAPB)

Susanne KohalmiSusanne Kohalmi

Department of Biology, Western Science Center, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7


Sangeeta DhaubhadelSangeeta

Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 1391 Sandford Street, London, ON, N5V 4T3

Plant Canada Support, Social Media & Web Site
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