Staff - Office of the Vice-President Research

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Ron Borowsky NSERC Leader


Alice Der Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice-President Research

Alice provides the Vice-President Research with high-level administrative support. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the vice-president’s schedule and is the first point of contact for those seeking the vice-president’s time or attention.


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Lisa Erickson Manager, Community Engagement and Outreach


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Jim Lee PhD, P.Eng., FEC Executive Director, International


Dion Martens PhD Director of Research Services and Ethics Office


Diana Pitoulis Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice-President Research

Diana provides high-level support to executives within the Office of the Vice-President Research.


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Curtis Sanderson Clerical Assistant, Community Engagement and Outreach


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Kevin Veitenheimer Senior Financial Officer, Office of the Vice-President Research

Kevin is responsible for providing strategic financial leadership to the Office of the Vice-President Research.


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Kathryn Warden Director, Research Profile and Impact


Tonya Wirchenko Manager, Executive Initiatives and Projects

Tonya is responsible for executive initiatives and projects in the Office of the Vice-President Research and works closely with other vice-presidential portfolios.


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Li Zong Special Advisor on China; Director, Confucius Institute