The granting program will accept proposals surrounding sustainability-focused research projects. These areas include, but are not limited to: research in land and food systems, social innovation, technology, and business. The program will fund researchers at the master’s level as well as postdoctoral fellows.
The Sauder Philanthropy Program is pleased to announce a generous gift from Mr. John Montalbano to fund our first graduate-level research project— The Regenerative Framework: Defining End Goals and Metrics—in the summer of 2013.
For more information regarding this research project, please Contact Us or visit us at our website.
The advisory board will provide critical oversight and support for the students as they manage and administer the granting program. The board will oversee the granting, fundraising, and educational components of the program and ensure that all activities support the program’s overarching goals.
Presently, board members are:
- John Montalbano, CEO, RBC Global Asset Management
- James Tansey, Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Division and Executive Director, Sauder S3i Research Centre, Sauder School of Business
- Sheila Biggers, Associate Dean, DAE, Sauder School of Business
The managing committee will serve as the key point of contact and will manage the administration of the program including fundraising, granting, recruitment, training, and succession planning.
For 2013 – 2014, the managing committee consists of the following:
- Michael Darnel, Year 3, Accounting
- Laura Lam, Year 4, Marketing and Sustainability
- Graham Clark, Year 4, Finance and Sustainability
- Veronica Woo, Year 4, Business Technology Management
- Shay Segal, Year 4, Marketing, Real Estate and Sustainability
- Athena Szabo, Year 3, Marketing and Business Technology Management
Please visit us at our website: www.sauderphilanthropy.com
If you have any inquiries regarding the program or hiring information, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org