Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides overall organizational direction, guidance, and financial accountability to the CCRN, and conducts annual and final reviews of CCRN performance.  It also facilitates linkages amongst the Network, partner institutions, and international organizations.

Board of Directors Members


Michel Jean  

(Board Chair)

Director General, Weather and Environmental
Operations, Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada

Jim Bruce

Retired; formerly Director General and Assistant
Deputy Minister (ADM) responsible for National Water Programs, and ADM Atmospheric
Environment Service, Environment Canada (EC), and Director of Technical
Cooperation and Acting Deputy Secretary General, World Meteorological
Wayne Dybvig Retired; formerly President, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency
Ken Greenway Section Head, Forestry Policy, Land and Forest
Policy Branch, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
Louise Laverdure Director General, Geological Survey of Canada - Central and Northern Canada Division, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada
David Livingstone Retired; formerly Director of Renewable
Resources and Environment, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada,
present chair of the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT) & Wilfrid
Laurier University Partnership
Denis Petitclerc Director General responsible for climate related
activities under the National Agroclimate Information System, Agriculture and
Agri-Food Canada