The ArboraNano Network is governed by a Board of Directors, Management Team and Scientific Committee.
Board of Directors
The membership of the Board reflects the interests and concerns of the public, private and academic sectors involved in ArboraNano. Chaired by Pierre Lapointe of FPInnovations, the Board is comprised of representatives from the Network’s Funding Members, universities and governmental organizations, as well as independent members.
The Management Team reports to the Board and assumes responsibility for the efficient and effective functioning of all aspects of the Network. The Management Team consists of the Network Director, Dr. Ron Crotogino, the Scientific Director, Dr. Nicole A. Poirier, and the Administrative Assistant and Events Coordinator, Lisa Braidwood.
The Scientific Committee includes four Product Platform Leaders from the Aerospace, Automotive, Forestry and Medical industries and four Research Theme Leaders representing Coatings, Composites, Fundamentals and Processing. The Product Platform Leaders represent the interests of ArboraNano’s industrial partners by identifying the high-priority product development opportunities for their respective industrial sectors while, the Research Theme Leaders identify, within their own area of scientific specialization, the research activities that will be required to attain the product development objectives identified by the Product Platform Leaders.