Executive

The 2017-2018 CRSS-SCT Executive was elected at the CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) held June 22, 2017 at the 38th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in Montreal, QC.

  • Dr. Brigitte Leblon is professor of remote sensing at the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada. She holds an Agricultural Engineer degree from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and a PhD in remote sensing of the École Supérieure Agronomique de Montpellier (France). She has engaged in geoinformatics and remote sensing research for more than twenty five years and has published over 150 refereed publications. Dr. Leblon pioneered the development of online courses in geoinformatics, and her courses attract students from across Canada and around the world. Dr. Leblon’s research focuses on remote sensing of forest and grassland fire dangers, of wetlands, of surficial materials and of wood properties. She is associate editor of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing and of the Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, and has served as guest editor for several international journals.

Past Executive

2017-2018 Executive

The 2017-2018 CRSS-SCT Executive was elected at the CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) held June 22, 2017 at the 38th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in Montreal, QC.

President: Gordon Staples, MDA Vancouver

Vice President: Brigitte Leblon, University of New Brunswick

Past President: Anne Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge

Treasurer: Joe Piwowar, University of Regina

Secretary: Raymond Jahncke, Nova Scotia

CJRS Editor-in-Chief: Monique Bernier, IRNS (March 2018)

CJRS Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Coops, UBC (April 2007-March 2018)

Student Director: Mohamed Saifuzzaman, McGill University (January 2017)

Director: Cristina Surdu, University of Waterloo

Director: Martin Bergeron, Canadian Space Agency

Director: Tom Lukowski, DRDC (ret.)

Director: Ahmed Shaker, Ryerson University, Toronto

Director: Raymond Soffer, NRC

Director: Desmond Power, C-Core

Director: Ed Cloutis, University of Winnipeg

Director: Bahram Salehi, C-CORE and Memorial University, Newfoundland

Director: Frank Zhang, Selkirk College, British Columbia

2016-2017 Executive

The 2016-2017 CRSS-SCT Executive was elected at the CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) held June 9, 2016 at the 37th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in Winnipeg, MB.

President: Gordon Staples, MDA Vancouver

Vice President: Brigitte Leblon, University of New Brunswick

Past President: Anne Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge

Treasurer: Joe Piwowar, University of Regina

Secretary: Raymond Jahncke, Nova Scotia

CJRS Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Coops, UBC (April 2007-March 2018)

Student Director: Cristina Surdu, University of Waterloo

Director: Martin Bergeron, Canadian Space Agency

Director: Bill Jefferies, LOOKNorth

Director: Tom Lukowski, DRDC (ret.)

Director: Ahmed Shaker, Ryerson University, Toronto

Director: Raymond Soffer, NRC

Director: Desmond Power, C-Core

Director: Ed Cloutis, University of Winnipeg

Director: Bahram Salehi, C-CORE and Memorial University, Newfoundland

Director: Frank Zhang, Selkirk College, British Columbia

2015-2016 Executive

The 2015-2016 CRSS-SCT Executive was elected at the CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) held June 11, 2015 at the 36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in St. John’s, NL.

President: Anne Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge

Vice President: Gordon Staples, MDA Vancouver

Past President: Monique Bernier, INRS-Québec

Treasurer: Joe Piwowar, University of Regina

Secretary: Brigitte Leblon, University of New Brunswick

CJRS Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Coops, UBC

Student Director: Cristina Surdu, University of Waterloo

Director: Martin Bergeron, Canadian Space Agency

Director: Bill Jefferies, LOOKNorth

Director: Tom Lukowski, DRDC (ret.)

Director: Ahmed Shaker, Ryerson University, Toronto

Director: Raymond Soffer, NRC

Director: Desmond Power, C-Core

2014-2015 Executive

The 2014-2015 CRSS-SCT Executive was elected at the CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) held July 18, 2014 at the 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in Québec City, QC.

President: Anne Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge

Vice President: Gordon Staples, MDA Vancouver

Past President: Monique Bernier, INRS-Québec

Treasurer: Joe Piwowar, University of Regina

Secretary: Brigitte Leblon, University of New Brunswick

CJRS Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Coops, UBC

Student Director: Cristina Surdu, University of Waterloo

Director: Martin Bergeron, Canadian Space Agency

Director: Andrew Davidson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Director: Bill Jefferies, LOOKNorth

Director: Tom Lukowski, DRDC (ret.)

Director: Ahmed Shaker, Ryerson University, Toronto

Director: Raymond Soffer, NRC

2013-2014 Executive

The 2013-2014 CRSS-SCT Executive was elected at the CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting (AGM) held August 28 2013 at the 34th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in Victoria BC.

President: Monique Bernier, INRS-Québec

Vice President: Anne Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Past President: Derek Peddle, University of Lethbridge

Secretary-Treasurer: Joe Piwowar, University of Regina

CJRS Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Coops, UBC

Student Member: Jurjen van der Sluijs, U.Lethbridge / Yellowknife NWT

Director: Bill Jefferies, LOOKNorth

Director: Brigitte Leblon, University of New Brunswick

Director: Martin Bergeron, Canadian Space Agency

Director: Ahmed Shaker, Ryerson University, Toronto

Director: Andrew Davidson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Director: Gordon Staples, MDA Vancouver