Employment History

Position: Visiting Research Fellow, January 2012 - Present
Employer: Centre of Expertise for Aquatic Risk Assessment at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Responsibilities: Ecological model and risk assessment development 

Position: Aquatic Habitat Scientist, Jul-Oct, 2011 
Employer: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Casual appointment
Responsibilities: Evaluation of fish habitat in degraded areas of Lake Ontario

Position: Park Naturalist - Tommy Thompson Park,  June 2006 - 2011
Employer: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Responsibilities: Interact with park visitors; natural history interpretation

Position: Teaching Assistant: Statistics, Sept 2006 - 2011
Employer: University of Toronto at Mississauga
Responsibilities: Lead tutorials; reinforce lecture material

Position: Let’s Talk Science Program Coordinator at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, 2008 - 2010  
Employer: Let's Talk Science
Responsibilities: Recruit, train and support volunteers; develop connections with community groups, fundraise; develop science outreach activites.

Position: Magician, 2001 - 2009
Employer: Self employed
Responsibilities: Entertainment

Position: Teaching Assistant: Aquatic Field Ecology, Sept 2006 - 2008
Employer: University of Toronto at Mississauga
Responsibilities: Lead field excursions; reinforce lecture material

Position: Aquatic Habitat Field Technician,  Apr 2006 – Oct. 2006
Employer: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Responsibilities: Implement aquatic habitat monitoring program; conduct aquatic habitat assessments

Position: Ornithologist Research Assistant, May 2005 – July 2005
Employer: York University
Responsibilities: Monitor, track and band birds

Position: Biology Peer Mentor, Oct. 2004 – May 2006 
Employer: York University
Responsibilities: Reinforce lecture material

Position: Aquatic Ecology Research Assistant,  May 2004 – Aug 2004 
Employer: York University
Responsibilities: Sample chemical and biological constituents in some inland lakes of Ontario