The staff of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada takes great pride in our status as the “best of the best”. Highly skilled and educated, our team of experienced scientists, technicians and business professionals are the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s greatest asset and competitive advantage.
Hon. Steve Mahoney, P.C, President and CEO
Mr. Mahoney took charge of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada in the capacity of its President and CEO on September 10, 2012. He has significant accomplishments in both public and private sectors. He is a highly skilled and widely respected leader, known for his dedication to promotion of workplace safety and passion for the advancement of the prevention agenda. His commitment to the improvement of safety culture in the Canadian workplace serves as inspiration for the Institute’s staff and partners alike.
Mike Haynes, Chief Scientist
Mr. Haynes has over 30 years experience in the nuclear power industry in health physics and radioactive waste management at Ontario Power Generation and the former Ontario Hydro. As Scientific Director, he is responsible for providing direction to the Institute’s scientific staff including education programs, radiation surveys and national laboratory operations. Mr. Haynes is a past President of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association.
Bruce Sylvester, CFO
Mr. Sylvester is an accomplished accountant and finance executive with over 15 years of senior management experience, including engagements as CFO for both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. In addition to leading the financial operations of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, Mr, Sylvester is spearheading the organization’s administrative and operational transformation. Mr. Sylvester joined the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada in July 2008.
Natalia Mozayani, Executive Director
Together with the members of the Executive Team, Ms. Mozayani is responsible for the Institute’s overall strategic direction . In addition, she manages RSI marketing and communications’ portfolio, and leads business development initiatives. Ms Mozayani brings years of experience in implementation of international development projects and strong business management skills.
Tara Hargreaves, Scientist and Training Coordinator
Ms. Hargreaves develops and administer the training programs of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada and participates in various scientific activities at the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada.
Lynn MacDonald, Radiation Scientist
Ms. MacDonald participates in the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s training programs and in various other scientific activities at the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada.
Spencer Manwell, Radiation Scientist
As a Radiation Scientist, Mr. Manwell participates in the development and teaching of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s training programs and in various other scientific activities at the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada.
Maria Costa, Administrative/Communications Assistant
Ms. Costa maintains the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s databases and takes care of administrative duties at the National Education Centre.
Earl Rudolfo, Accountant
Mr. Rudolfo is the accountant for the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada.
Jason Sadowski, Manager and Scientist
Mr. Sadowski provides scientific oversight for operations at the National Laboratories, including radiation protection, and radiation measurement. He is also responsible for data analysis, quality assurance, and research and development for the personal alpha dosimetry service at the National Laboratories.
Kaley Lowe , Laboratory Technologist
Ms. Lowe performs laboratory services including the preparation and processing for the Personal Alpha Dosimetry and Instrument Calibration services.
Jolene Miner, Coordinator Radon Testing and Administrative Services
Ms. Miner is responsible for all radon testing and administrative services duties at the National Laboratories.
Octavian Mavrichi, Radiation Scientist
Mr. Mavrichi is responsible for data analysis, quality assurance and related research for all services offered by the laboratory. He also participates in delivering our training courses in Saskatoon.
Brandi Klassen, Laboratory Assistant
Ms. Klassen assists in laboratory services.
Seung Bang, Laboratory Assistant
Mr. Bang performs a variety of important lab related activities in our National Laboratory in Saskatoon, SK
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