Board Members

Research Manitoba's Board appointments are made by Lieutenent Governor in Council on the recommendation of the minister. The Board will consist of at least nine but not more than 17 directors.
    • Ms. Andrea Legary (Chair), Chief Science and Technology Officer, The Recoup Group
    • Dr. Digvir Jayas  (Vice-Chair), Vice-President (Research and International), Office of the President, University of Manitoba
    • Dr. Rashid Ahmed, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
    • Dr. Athar Ata, Chair and Professor of Chemistry, The University of Winnipeg 
    • Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy, Professor of Medicine and Immunology, Endowed Rheumatology Research Chair, University of Manitoba
    • Mr. Luis Escobar, Principal, Operations Lead - Transportation, Stantec Consulting
    • Mr. Earl Gardiner, Founder and Executive Chairman of Careica Health
    • Ms. Cheryl Mayer, Director of Policy Development, the Canadian Canola Growers Association
    • Mr. James Sandison, President, CMC Consultants Inc. 
    • Ex Officio Non-Voting:
    • Ms. Tracey Maconachie Deputy Minister, Province of Manitoba Economic Development and Jobs