RDI Team

Team Members

Name Email Phone
William (Bill) Ashton
Director
204-571-8513
Lori Zimmerman
Financial Assistant
204-571-8515
Gary McNeely
Research Associate
204-727-7300
Wayne Kelly
RPLC Project Coordinator
204-872-0269
Mesha Richard
RPLC Secretariat Support
Farheen Sajjad
RPLC Secretariat Officer
Munzaleen Sajjad
Webinar Coordinator
Aimee Coueslan
Engagement Liaison
204-573-5485
Mikaël Akimowicz
Post-Doctoral Researcher
204-761-3430
Sherine Salmon
Research Assistant
Natashalee Thompson
Research Assistant

Institute Research Affiliates

Name Email Phone
Balfour Spence
Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (ADES)
Barbara Gfellner
Department of Psychology
204-727-7305
David Douglas
University of Guelph
Doug Ramsey
Department of Rural Development
204-571-8514
Fran Racher
School of Health Studies
204-727-7414
George Penfold
Community Planning and Development Consultant
Jill Bucklaschuk
Rural Development Institute
Kenneth Beesley
Department of Rural Development
204-571-8517
Kenneth Bessant
Department of Rural Development
204-571-8516
Meir Serfaty
Department of Political Science
204-727-7429
Ray Bollman
Stats Canada (Retired)
Ray Silvius
University of Winnipeg
204-786-9909
Robert C. Annis
Rural Development Institute
204-724-3644
Ryan Gibson
University of Guelph
902-420-5736
Terence McGonigle
Department of Biology
204-727-9753
Tom Carter
University of Winnipeg