Person: Dr Patrice Audy

Dr Nancy Van Wagoner

Dr Nancy Van Wagoner has been appointed associate VP research at Thompson Rivers Univ (TRU), Kamloops BC. Van Wagoner moves to TRU from Acadia Univ, where she was director of continuing and distance education. She holds a BSc in geology from California State Univ and a PhD in geology from Dalhousie Univ. TRU was created…

Dr Patrice Audy

Dr Patrice Audy has been appointed manager of NSERC-Atlantic, replacing Dr Yves Gagnon. Audy comes to NSERC-Atlantic — one of five planned regional NSERC offices — from the laboratories of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in Fredericton NB. A molecular pathology researcher, he has worked at the AAFC’s potato research centre since 1997 on the…

Rick Nathan

Rick Nathan has been re-elected as president of Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) for a second one-year term. Nathan is managing director of Kensington Capital Partners Ltd….

Nicholas Sonntag

Nicholas Sonntag has been appointed president of Westport Asia, a subsidiary of Westport Innovations Inc. He will be responsible for emerging growth and development opportunities in China as well as other Asian market opportunities. A veteran of international engineering and sustainable development, he comes to Westport from CH2M Hill, an Englewood CO-based engineering infrastructure and…