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Ryerson Urban Water

Ryerson Urban Water (RUW) held its first meeting of its inaugural Board of Advisors on November 3rd 2015!

Board members met with the RUW Executive Committee and held engaging discussions on current challenges in the water sector and strategic priorities for Ryerson Urban Water. Following the meeting, Board Members chatted with more than 40 graduate students undertaking research in water during a meet and greet reception. Board members will be contributing input and participating in various RUW activities over the course of the upcoming academic year.

The Board of Advisor members come from various parts of the water sector and include:


Peter Gallant - President and CEO, WaterTAP

Nancy Griffin - National Co-Chair, Water Dialogues, International Women’s Forum

Graham Harding - Director, Infrastructure Management, Toronto Water

Irene Hassass - Director, Strategic Planning and Partnerships, Aslan Technologies

Tom Kaszas - Director, Environmental Innovations Branch, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Lisa Prime - Director, Environment and Innovation, Waterfront Toronto

Nick Reid - Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships, Ontario Clean Water Agency

Michael Walters - Chief Administrative Officer, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

George Zukovs - Past President, Training and Operations, XCG

The new Board of Advisors smile for a photo