Alberta Science Network

ASN People

Our volunteers

The key to our success is the passionate scientists and engineers who volunteer their time to engage students in meaningful science experiences. With more volunteers we can fill more requests from schools. Can you help?

Our board

Board Chair

Christopher Pardell, Shaw Communications

Past Chair

Richard Wong P.Eng., ret'd Sumitomo Canada Limited

Vice Chair

Jason Collins, Miles Davison LLP


Jim Trites CPA, EY Canada, Calgary


Lucio Gelmini, Assistant Professor, Grant MacEwan University


Chris Howells, Praxis Society


Muhammad Mansoor P.Eng., Motorola Solutions


Gary McFarlane,ret'd, Medicine Hat School District

Executive Director

Ed Kusmirski P.Eng.



Our team

Alberta Science Network has a very strong team to support and administer our programs throughout Alberta.