Meet our team

Thought leaders focused on the things that matter most to the West and Canada

Gary G. Mar QC
President & CEO
Canada West Foundation

Colleen Collins
Vice-President
Canada West Foundation

Carlo Dade
Director of the
Trade & Investment Centre

Janet Lane
Director of the
Human Capital Centre

Marla Orenstein
Director of the
Natural Resources Centre


Office of the President and CEO

Gary G. Mar, President & CEO

Colleen Collins, Vice-President


Maureen Parkinson, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

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Research

Colleen Collins, Vice-President

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Carlo Dade, Director of the Trade & Investment Centre

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Janet Lane, Director of the Human Capital Centre

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Marla Orenstein, Director of the Natural Resources Centre
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Stephany Laverty, Policy Analyst

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Jade McLean, Policy Analyst

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Sharon Zhengyang Sun, Trade Policy Economist

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Operations

Sean Myers, Communications Lead

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Tessa Kalinowski, Communications Specialist

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Jamie Gradon, Communications Director (maternity leave)

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Sophie Lacerte, Head of Design

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Brenda Bretzke, Assistant to the VP and Directors

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Sarah Zhu, Accountant

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Senior Fellows

Tom Carson, Senior Fellow

Angie Gélinas, Senior Fellow

Dr. Roger Gibbins, Senior Fellow

Jeff Griffiths, Senior Fellow

Dr. Roslyn Kunin, C.M., Senior Fellow

John Law, Senior Fellow

Robert Vineberg, Senior Fellow

Barry Worbets, Senior Fellow

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