Staff Directory

User Services Office

Our mission is to provide high-quality service to CLS users and staff, enabling and supporting access to the world-class facilities available at the Canadian Light Source.

Madison Adam Mechanical Engineering Lead

Eshi Agbadua Infrastructure Technology Lead

Andrea Albert HSE Technician

Meghan Allen Biological, Chemical, and OHS Lead

Narayana Appathurai Associate Scientist (Brockhouse)

Zachary Arthur Associate Scientist (SGM)

James Aubichon Financial Services Technician

Reg Aupperle Mechanical Technologist

Mark Bachman Electrical Operations Lead

Cameron Baribeau Accelerator Physicist

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Burke Barlow MSc Industrial Laboratory Coordinator

Greg Basky Communications Coordinator

Tonia Batten Instrumentation Analyst

David Beauregard Controls and Instrumentation Development Manager (interim)

Denis Beauregard RF Technologist

Daniel Bechard Electrical Technician

Anush Beereddy Database Administrator

Russ Berg Controls Analyst

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Erika Bergen BSc Interim Industry Services Manager

Duane Bergstrom Controls Technologist

Harley Berndt Mechanical Technologist

Drew Bertwistle Accelerator Physicist Lead

Mark Besse Mechanical Technologist

Brian Bewer Radiation Specialist

Nasrin Bidary Custodian

Christopher Bieber Systems Analyst (Infrastructure Technology)

Grant Bilbrough Operator Lead

Brant Billinghurst Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (Far-IR)

Gillian Black Controls Team Lead

Gordon Blair Mechanical Technologist

Robert Blyth Science Projects Manager

Chris Bodnarchuk Mechanical CAD Technologist

Anna-Maria Boechler Education Coordinator

Viorica (Ibi) Bondici Associate Scientist (BioXAS)

Ben Boyachek Mechanical Technologist

Teak Boyko Scientist, Beamline Responsible (REIXS)

Patrick Braun Associate Scientist (VESPERS Beamline)

Michael Bree Instrumentation Analyst

Carmen Britton Instrumentation Technician

Mercedes Buye Education Coordinator

John Campbell Senior Project Manager

Melissa Carlson Financial Assistant

Shawn Carriere Mechanical Engineer

Patricia Cason Kent Mechanical CAD Technologist

Febi Chajadi Junior Software Developer

Megan Cheesbrough Business Analyst

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Dr. Ning Chen Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (HXMA)

Weifeng Chen Associate Scientist (HXMA)

Yanna Chen Associate Scientist (CLS@APS)

Roman Chernikov Senior Scientist (BioXAS)

Scott Colville Support Scientist (CMCF)

Daniel Correia Support Scientist (VLS-PGM)

Ian Coulthard Senior Scientist (Beamline Development)

Grant Cubbon Health, Safety, and Environment Manager

Bronwynn Cutts Corporate Secretary

Keith DeMong Corporate Controller

LeeJay Dillon Applications Analyst

Wade Dolton Electrical Engineer

Lisa Dorofeeva Beamline Software Analyst

Alan Duffy Controls Analyst

James Dynes Associate Scientist (SM & SGM)

Joshua Erikson Mechanical Engineer

Renfei Feng Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (VESPERS)

Nancy Fetch Human Resources Manager

Carl Finlay Systems Support Technologist

Michel Fodje Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (CMCF)

Bud Fogal Electrical Engineer

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Sergey Gasilov PhD Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (BMIT)

Ashley Geddes Administrative Assistant

Darren Gilchrist Network Analyst (Infrastructure Technology)

Heather Gordon-Paidel Quality Assurance Specialist

James Gorin Associate Scientist (CMCF1)

Sergey Gorovikov Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (QMSC)

Chelsea Greenwald Software Analyst

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Dr. Pawel Grochulski Science Manager (Biological & Life Sciences)

Lisa Grummett Business Analyst

Laura Guo Administrative Assistant

Christine Hanson Supply Chain Specialist

Cole Harris Financial Services Technician

Feizhou He Science Manager (Material and Chemical Sciences)

Grant Henneberg Mechanical Engineer

Emilio Heredia Controls Analyst

Ethan Herman Human Resources and Training Assistant

Andrew Hinz Electronics Technologist

Neil Hovdestad Electrical Technician

Darren Hunter Software Development Lead

Bonita Hus Training Development Advisor

Carey Hydamacka Electrical Engineering Lead

Ru Igarashi Controls Analyst

Adam Janis Mechanical CAD Technologist

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Kathryn Janzen MSc Associate Scientist (CMCF) and User Experience Coordinator

Glenn Judkins Electrical CAD Technologist

Chithra Karunakaran Science Manager (Environmental & Earth Sciences)

Zia Khan Financial Analyst

Chang-Yong Kim Senior Scientist (Brockhouse)

Erin Kinar Executive Assistant (Science)

Graham King Scientist (Brockhouse)

Martina Kivel Senior Project Manager

Niko Kivel Controls Analyst

Raghu Koneru Electrical Engineer

Gosia Korbas Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (BioXAS)

Roy Kulchar Operations and Technical Services Manager

Charan Kuppili Associate Scientist (SM)

Brad LaFontaine Electrical CAD Technologist

Riley Lander Mechanical Technologist

Dean Lang Associate Scientist (CMCF)

Dionne Laprairie Document Control Coordinator

Ryan Lautner Electrical Technician

Ginette LaVoie Executive Assistant (Machine)

Adam Leontowich Associate Scientist (Material and Chemical Sciences)

Frederic Le Pimpec Accelerator Operations and Development Manager

Elen Li Mechanical Engineer

Zhi Li AOD Assistant

Linda Lin Mechanical Engineer

Robin Lowe Cyber Security Analyst

Yingshen Lu Associate Scientist (SM)

Kristin Lunde Mechanical Operations Lead

Aimee Maclennan HSE Technician

Jerome Maier Electrical CAD Technologist

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Bill Matiko CPA, CA, CBV Chief Executive Officer & Interim Director of Finance

Tyler Mayers Contract Specialist

Karen McKeith RF Technologist

Debora Meira Staff Scientist (CLS@APS)

Joel Mildenberger Applications Analyst

Rockie Mitchener Mechanical CAD Technologist

Beatriz Moreno Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (Brockhouse)

Beatriz Moreno is a senior scientist at the Canadian Light Source, responsible for the three Brockhouse beamlines dedicated to diffraction and scattering for materials science. Beatriz has a background in physics and materials science, using x-ray diffraction techniques to characterize the structure of a variety of samples, including powders, thin films, single crystalline samples, nanostructured samples, catalysts, magnetic and semiconductor thin films.

James Morgan Systems Analyst (Infrastructure Technology) (on leave)

Tyler Morhart Associate Scientist, Beamline Responsible (SyLMAND)

David Muir Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (IDEAS)

Kiran Mundboth Associate Scientist (CMCF)

Athar Munir Systems Support Technician

Kim Novecosky Executive Assistant (CEO)

Allan O'Byrne Enterprise Risk and Cyber Security Advisor

Lisa Olson Director of Human Resources

Jevy Orcullo Financial Analyst

Jessica Packota Senior Human Resources Consultant

Arash Panahifar Scientist (BMIT)

Jignya Patel RF and HV Lead

Alisa Paterson Support Scientist (SXRMB)

Tor Pedersen Associate Scientist

Dallas Pelly Education Coordinator - Indigenous Programs

Lawrence Pirness Mechanical Technologist

Andrew Prankevicius Safety Specialist

Amanda Quirk Associate Scientist (Bio/Life Sciences)

Al Rahemtulla Associate Scientist (Brockhouse)

Stuart Read Associate Scientist (Mid IR)

Tom Regier Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (SGM)

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Joel Reid PhD Senior Industrial Scientist

Sandra Ribeiro Communications Advisor

Luke Robson Mechanical Engineer

Stacie Rose HSE Technician

Scott Rosendahl Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (Mid IR)

Zachary Ross Junior Software Developer

Shervin Saadat Accelerator Physicist

Bryan Schmiedge Mechanical Technologist

Brian Schneider Electrical Engineer

Vanessa Schneider Financial Analyst

Mark Schnell Management System Advisor

Katherine Schramm Software Analyst

Victoria Schramm Communications Coordinator

Bryan Schreiner Electrical Engineer

Chamundi Selvaraj Financial Assistant

Hamed Shaker Accelerator Physicist

Xiaofeng Shen Accelerator Physicist

Angela Shenher Administrative Services Lead

Michael Sigrist Accelerator Physicist

Mark Silzer Senior Project Advisor

David Smith Mechanical Engineer

Michael Smith Systems Support Technician

Tanaya Smith EAM System Coordinator

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Denis Spasyuk PhD Industrial Scientist (MX Services)

Doug Starnes Electrical Technician

Garth Steel Controls Analyst Lead

Riley Stefaniuk Human Resources Consultant

Jarvis Stobbs Plant Imaging Lead

Xavier Stragier Accelerator Physicist

Darin Street Radiological Protection and Control Lead

Ronny Sutarto Associate Scientist (REIXS)

John Swirsky CAD Supervisor

Daniela Tanase Broten Electrical Engineer

Robby Tanner Controls Analyst

Sarah Tastad Contracts Administrator (On Leave)

Darwin Taylor Mechanical CAD Technologist

Kaiyang Tu Associate Scientist (Plant Imaging)

Ed Unrau Mechanical Technologist

Edwin van der Spuy Controls Analyst

Jay Van Doornum Beamline Software Analyst

Johannes Vogt Beam Instrumentation Lead, Scientist

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Miranda Vu BSc Industrial Support Scientist

Robert Wagner Systems Analyst (Infrastructure Technology)

Tracy Walker Education Programs Lead

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Dr. Jian Wang Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (SM)

Dana Warriner Mechanical Engineer

Dustin Wasyliw Director of Information Technology

Adam Webb Scientist (BMIT)

Erin Weist Administrative Services Lead

Garth Wells Scientist (SyLMAND)

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Tim West PhD, PMP Director of Operations

Jeff Wetzel Mechanical Technologist

Larry Wiebe Mechanical Technologist

Juniper Willard Controls Analyst

Dean Willenborg Mechanical CAD Technologist

Glen Wright Controls and Instrumentation Advisor

Ward Wurtz Accelerator Physicist

Kevin Wyatt Engineering Manager

Qunfeng Xiao Scientist (SXRMB)

Ashraf Zaman Mechanical Engineer

Jianbao Zhao Associate Scientist (Far-IR)

Aurora Zhou Finance Manager

Ning Zhu Associate Scientist (BMIT)

Marta Zonno Associate Scientist (QMSC)

Marta Zonno Associate Scientist (QMSC)

Lucia Zuin Senior Scientist, Beamline Responsible (VLS-PGM)

Ron Zwarich Mechanical CAD Technologist