Scientific Advisors

Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation is committed to bringing the best research and expertise to our supporters by partnering with the very best Scientific Advisors that represent the interests of our stakeholders.

These Thought Leaders work and partner with Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation to provide:

    • their subject matter expertise
    • their methodologies and research
    • their intellectual property results through our communication including our website, newsletters, social media properties, webinars and other periodic updates

Our Scientific Advisors also work with other professionals, academics, and government agencies in Canada and the US to educate and deploy their knowledge.

Scientific Advisory Board


Bill Bialkowski, B.Eng, M.A, Sc.
Experienced in mathematical modeling of hydraulic systems

Pat Chow-Fraser, PhD
Professor of Biology, McMaster University

Rob Nairn, PhD
Principal at W.F. Baird & Associates

Karl Schiefer, PhD
Aquatic biologist interested in aquatic ecosystems