Board of Directors
Wildlife Habitat Canada is governed by a diverse Board of Directors.
The Board is currently comprised of:
- Two Environment Canada electees
- Two representatives of the Provincial and Territorial Wildlife Directors
- Five members selected by the Board (Directors at Large)
The Board has three committees:
- Finance & Audit Committee
- Nominating Committee
- Executive Committee
Current Board of Directors (as of June 2016):
Wm. Michael Phippen
Retired Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
Finance and Audit Committee Chair
Retired Regional Director, Eastern Region, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Retired Director, Biodiversity Branch/Renewable Energy Program, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Nominating Committee Chair
Owner/Operator, Southpaw Outfitters
Executive Director, Fish & Wildlife Policy Branch, Alberta Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development
Manager, Fish & Wildlife, Forest, Fish and Wildlife Division, PEI Department of Communities, Land & Environment
Susan F Gesner
President, Gesner & Associates Environmental Learning
Co-owner of Capital Waterfowling Inc.
Professional Waterfowl Guide
Program Manager, Delta Waterfowl
President of the St. Laurent Strategy and Past President of La Fédération Québecoise de chasseurs et pêcheurs
To contact a member of Wildlife Habitat Canada’s Board of Directors, please call us at 1-800-669-7919.