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Employer profiles

Tiffany Svensson

Hydrogeologist

Tiffany has almost three decades of experience working and volunteering for both private and public sectors including academia and NGOs. Professionally Tiffany works on sustainably developing new water supplies and the protection of existing ones, non-point source contaminant hydrogeology related to nutrient management and road salt, facilitating the development of integrated water management strategies including proactive drought management plans and implementing source water protection for municipal water supplies.

Peter Russell

Peter Russell

Curator (retired)

Peter Russell is a retired curator of the Earth Sciences Museum at the University of Waterloo, he continues to work with the museum on a volunteer basis.

Laura Scaife

Laura Scaife

Geologist, Educator

Laura Scaife is a highly conscientious outreach educator and project coordinator with extensive experience working in diverse environments with persons of all ages, gender and culture.

Peter Gray

Peter Gray

Hydrogeologist, Professor

Mr. Gray graduated with his honours Earth Science (Geology) B.Sc. degree from the UofWaterloo in 1987 and has continued his formal and informal education, including teaching the past five years at Fleming College in the Well Constructed and other geology and hydrogeology courses. 

Dave Chin-Cheong

Dave Chin-Cheong

Geoscientist

Dave is a retired hydrogeologist (B.Sc., MASc., P.Geo) working as a geoscientist. He graduated from Queen’s University (Earth Sciences) and from the University of Waterloo (Water Resources).

John Johnston

John Johnston

University of Waterloo Faculty

John Johnston is a professor at the University of Waterloo where he teaches hundreds of students undergraduate Earth Sciences courses each semester.

David Rudolph

David Rudolph

Hydrogeologist, University of Waterloo Faculty

David Rudolph carries out research in groundwater management with a focus on innovative ways to monitor water resources in the face of changing land use and climate.

Ken Dardano

Ken Dardano

Business Owner

Ken Dardano is the founder of Gneiss Guy Minerals and Fossils based in Fergus, Ontario. His passion for rocks grew out of his childhood experiences visiting mines in Quebec. He grew the business out of his basement, to a shed, then a storage space, and finally into 3 warehouses.

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