landscape at the west end of jasper national park.

Meet Our Team

We are united by passion for science, curiosity about the natural world, and the desire to bring together a broad partnership to meet the issues on the landscape and leave behind a better world.

Dr. Barry White
Dr. Barry White
Executive Director
Christina Oliver
Christina Oliver
Operations Manager
Dr. David Andison
Dr. David Andison
Program Lead
Healthy Landscapes Program
Risa Croken
HR/Administration Lead
Julie Duval
Julie Duval
Manager
GIS Services
Dr. Darío Fernández-Bellon
Dr. Darío Fernández-Bellon
Grizzly Bear Monitoring Project Lead
Environmental Research Program
Dr. Laura Finnegan
Dr. Laura Finnegan
Program Lead
Caribou Program
karen graham
Karen Graham
Biologist
Grizzly Bear Program
Tracy Hedge on an adventure
Tracy Hedge
Bookkeeper
Dr. Benjamin Kissinger holding kneeling in a stream with field equipment
Dr. Benjamin Kissinger
Program Lead
Water and Fish Program
Dr. Keith McClain
Dr. Keith McClain
Program Lead
Mountain Pine Beetle Ecology Program
Gord Stenhouse
Gord Stenhouse
Advisor
Grizzly Bear Program, Environmental Research Program
Dr. Vabi at sea
Dr. Vilbert Vabi
Program Coordinator
Healthy Landscapes Program
Cameron McClelland
Cameron McClelland
Senior Biologist
Environmental Research Program
Leonie Brown
Leonie Brown
Biologist
Caribou Program
courtney burk
Courtney Burk
Biologist
Caribou Program
sam chevalier
Sam Chevalier
Biological Technician
Water and Fish Program
heather daw
Heather Daw
GIS Analyst
GIS Services
Solene Williams
Solène Williams
Research Technician
Caribou Program
ben
Ben Williamson
Program Lead
Communication Services

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for fRI Research is an active group made up of shareholders and partners.

Jesse Kirillo Board President
Repsol Oil & Gas Canada
Ken Greenway Board Chair
Alberta Forestry, Parks and Tourism
Erica Sivell Board Treasurer (non-voting)
West Fraser
Allan Bell Board Member
Tolko Industries
Steve Blanton Board Member
Manning Forest Products
Mark Boulton Board Member
Suncor Energy
Richard Briand Board Member
West Fraser
Amy Cairns Board Member
Parks Canada
Wendy Crosina Board Member
Weyerhaeuser Company
Stuart Cruikshank Board Member
Alberta Indigenous Relations
Lyle Dechief Board Member
Weyerhaeuser Company
Nadir Erbilgin Board Member
University of Alberta
Alan Fehr Board Member
Parks Canada
Mike Haire Board Member
Vanderwell Contractors (1971)
Daniel Lux Board Member
Alberta Forestry, Parks and Tourism
Bob Mason Board Member
Canadian Forest Products
Fred Radersma Board Member
West Fraser
Travis Ripley Board Member
Alberta Environment and Protected Areas
Karen Rosvold Board Member
Rural Municipalities of Alberta
Jon Taszlikowicz Board Member
Canadian Forest Products
Laura Trout Board Member
West Fraser
Matthew Wheatley Board Member
Canadian Forest Service
Melonie Zaichkowsky Alternate Board Member
Canadian Forest Products