RDI Team

Team Members

Name Email Phone
William (Bill) Ashton
Director
204-571-8513
Eileen Silvius
Administrative Assistant
204-571-8515
Eleni (Helen) Galatsanou
Research Associate
204-571-8552
Gary McNeely
Research Associate
204-727-7300
Gillian Richards
Research Associate
204-571-8554
Lonnie Patterson
Research Associate
204-571-8515
Ariel Bryant
Engagement Liaison
204-441-0451
Meghan Wrathall
RDI Community Outreach Coordinator & RPLC Secretariat Support
Mesha Richard
RPLC Secretariat Support
Michael Adiyia
MITACS Student Support & RDI Community Outreach Coordinator
204-571-8585
Michael Blatherwick
RPLC Liason Officer (Canada)
204-570-2082
Mikaël Akimowicz
Post-Doctoral Researcher
204-761-3430
Stephan Warrener
Research Associate
Orthist (Otis) Adu Gyamfi
MITACS Student Support
204-571-8551
Vonique Mason-Edwards
MITACS Student Support
Wayne Kelly
RPLC Project Coordinator
204-872-0269

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
Carelton University
204-571-8515
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