Program Assistant, IISD-ELA
Donna brings a wealth of administrative experience to IISD Experimental Lakes Area.
During her 35-year career with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, she supported both the freshwater and Arctic science programs at the Freshwater Institute in Winnipeg. She has worked in all aspects of program administration including support for senior administrators, financial report analysis, assistance with budget workplans and forecasting, review of external funding proposals, coordination and processing of staffing requests, coordination of conference/foreign travel plans, review and edit of scientific reports, coordination of the FWI seminar series, and organization of meetings and events.
Donna was Assistant Editor of the Journal of the North American Benthological Society for several years.
She has volunteered extensively in her community, at the local daycare, community centre and schools. Donna was also a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation and the MS Society for many years.