River Institute Staff

Jeff Ridal, PhD
Jeff Ridal, PhDExecutive Director and Chief Research Scientist

+1-613-936-6620 ext.228

Cristina Charette, M.Sc.
Cristina Charette, M.Sc.Biologist, Education Coordinator

+1 613-936-6620 ext 232

Christina Collard
Christina CollardProgram Leader, Administration and Fundraising

+1 613-936-6620 ext 222

Stéphanie Guernon, M.Sc.
Stéphanie Guernon, M.Sc.Environmental Educator / Biologist

+1 613-936-6620 ext 237

Lexy Harquail
Lexy HarquailEnvironmental Educator / Biologist

+1 613-936-6620 ext 308

Brian Hickey, PhD
Brian Hickey, PhDProgram Leader, Education/ Research Scientist

+1 613-936-6620 ext 225

Jennifer Lauzon
Jennifer LauzonAssistant Administrator

+1 613-936-6620 ext 223

Mark MacDougall, M.Sc.
Mark MacDougall, M.Sc.Biologist/ Project Coordinator

+1 613-936-6620 ext 302

Pam Maloney
Pam MaloneyFund Development Officer

+1 613-936-6620 ext 240 (Voicemail only)

Crystal Martell
Crystal MartellQA/QC Officer

+1 613-936-6620 ext 227

Leigh McGaughey, PhD
Leigh McGaughey, PhDResearch Scientist

+1 613-936-6620 ext 224

Natasha Pozega
Natasha PozegaBiologist/ Research Assistant

+1 613-936-6620 ext 305

Luc St. Pierre
Luc St. PierreLab Coordinator

+1 613-936-6620 ext 239

Louis Savard
Louis SavardProgram Leader, RiverLabs

+1 613-936-6620 ext 301

Katie Verhoeven
Katie VerhoevenCommunications and Fund Development Officer

+1 613-936-6620 ext 229

Matt Windle, M.Sc.
Matt Windle, M.Sc.Research Scientist

+1 613-936-6620 ext 307

River Institute Board of Directors

Walter Oeggerli

St. Lawrence River Restoration Council Chair, Local Farmer

Brent Stajkowski

Manager, Ontario Power Generation; First Vice Chair

John Gleed

Community Member

Luc Lacelle

RBC Royal Bank, Treasurer

Diana Rourke

BASF Plant Manager

Debora Daigle

Community Member

Glen Grant

Community Member; Director

Jennifer Haley

St. Lawrence College Representative

Kirsten Gardner

United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry

Chief April Adams-Philips

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Representative

Dr. Robin Poole

Professor Emeritus, McGill University; Secretary

Stephen Alexander

Community Representative

Todd Bennett

City of Cornwall

Trea Tuck

Henderson Johnston Fournieer, Barristers & Solicitors; Director

Jackie Baird

Cornwall Electric

River Institute Foundation Board of Directors

Maureen Adams

City of Cornwall CAO, 


Pat Finucan


Dr. Paul DeYoung


John McDonald

McDonald Duncan Law Office, Director

Walter Oeggerli