Environment

Patty Ogilvie-Evans

Patty joined SRC and the Environmental Remediation team in 2014, and works on the Project CLEANS (Cleanup of Abandoned Northern Sites) team. Using historical information, Patty helps to determine and understand the underground workings of the abandoned legacy sites, and how they impact the remediation projects.

Susan MacWilliam

Susan MacWilliam is a Life Cycle Assessment Certified Professional (LCACP) with the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) and holds the position of Life Cycle Assessment Analyst with SRC. Susan has worked in the fields of LCA, carbon accounting and environmental assessment for six years, focusing primarily on agriculture and biofuel systems.

Jeff Zimmer

Jeff Zimmer is the manager of SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories in the Environment division. He has previously served as Senior Supervisor of the Inorganics and Radiochemistry Laboratories, Supervisor of Inorganics Laboratory, and Supervisor of Quality Control and Quality Assurance at the lab. In addition to laboratory supervision and quality control, he has 6 years of experience in radiation safety.

Jeff Lettvenuk

Jeff Lettvenuk is the GIS Lead, Environment Division, at SRC and is a GIS and application development specialist with 30 years of professional design and programming experience in the natural resource sector. Along with technical leadership, his primary responsibilities at SRC include UAV image acquisition, GIS and data management services for research initiatives, including forestry, landscape ecology, water sciences and mining.

Dave Chorney

Dave Chorney is a Senior Technologist at SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories and the Facility Administrator for SRC's SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear research reactor. Dave started at SRC in 1980 after graduating from the Chemical Technology Program at the Kelsey Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences (now Saskatchewan Polytechnic). His fields of expertise include radiochemistry and nuclear reactors, which were honed in the lab. In 1987, he undertook training to become a certified operator of the SLOWPOKE-2 and in the same year, was granted his operating license.

Jenna Smith-Windsor

Jenna Smith-Windsor is a lead technologist at SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories. She specializes in radiochemistry and is a licensed operator of the SLOWPOKE-2 reactor. She has been a member of SRC’s OH&S committee for over a year and encourages others to be proactive in safety at work, as well as at home.

Virginia Wittrock

Virginia Wittrock is a Research Scientist/Climatologist at SRC. Virginia’s research interests are in climate change impacts, adaptations, hazards and vulnerability. Virginia is on the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Water Resources Association and is chair of the Saskatchewan Chapter of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. She has won several awards including, the City of Saskatoon’s Tourism Leadership Recipient (2011), the Saskatoon YWCA Science and Technology award (2004) and was appointed one of Canada’s “Leaders in Innovation” by the Partners

Mark Calette

Mark Calette is a Senior Advisor, Community and Aboriginal Engagement, for SRC’s Environmental Remediation team. He leads community engagement and communications activities related to Project CLEANS and also provides other SRC divisions with advice on Aboriginal business opportunities. In addition to his 12 years in corporate management and leadership, he has 14 years of experience in Aboriginal relationship building and negotiations, has received an award for his work in the Metis community. Mark is well-known for his work in capacity building with First Nations and Metis communities and spec