Fleur Macqueen Smith, MA - Manager
Fleur has over 25 years of professional experience in research writing, editing, grant management and knowledge translation, with a focus on translating technical materials in health and science disciplines into plain language, and building and sustaining relationships between academic researchers, and government, health, and community partners. She oversees the daily operation of the SK-NEIHR.
Tammy Popova, MA - Research & Administrative Coordinator
Tammy is an Indigenous woman from the Northeastern part of Russia. She has a Bachelor's in Commerce from Northeastern Federal University in her hometown Yakutsk, a Bachelor of Northern Studies from the University of Tromso (Norway), and a Masters in Northern Governance and Development from the University of Saskatchewan. Tammy handles daily administration and financial management for the SK-NEIHR.
Cory Baumgardner, MA - Communications & Knowledge Translation Officer
Cory was born and raised in Treaty 6 Territory and the homeland of the Métis. A versatile professional with expertise in graphic design, digital marketing, and communications, Cory is passionate about creating compelling content to enhance the profileration of key messages, to drive engagement, and to help raise awareness. He handles communication and supports knowledge translation for the SK-NEIHR.
Kenneth (Ken) Lai - Community Research Facilitator
Ken is Métis from the Winnipeg area. He grew up in Saskatoon and spent many years in life sciences, managing labs at VIDO. As a community research facilitator, he works with researchers, staff, and community partners, assisting in research project development, preparing grants, and supporting the SK-NEIHR’s community partnership and knowledge translation support programs.
Susan Shacter - Community Research Facilitator
Susan is a Métis woman with extensive experience in advocacy and project management in academic settings, and a current graduate student in Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. As a community research facilitator, she works with community partners, researchers and staff, assisting in research project development, preparing grants, and supporting the SK-NEIHR’s community partnership and knowledge translation support programs.