The Team


Current Members


Victoria Slonosky

Project lead. Visiting Scholar to the Department of Geography. Research interests include Canadian climate history, climate changes, meteorological observations, climatic phenomena, and compared meteorology.


Renee Sieber

McGill University Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and School of Environment. Research interests include e-commerce/e-gov for community economic development, public participation in Geographic Information Systems (PPGIS), rewiring GIS for social change, tools for urban and sustainable development, and virtual activism.


Frederic Fabry

McGill University Associate Professor in the School of Environment and Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. Research interests include improving the remote sensing of atmospheric properties, data assimilation at the convective-scale, and nowcasting of precipitation and severe weather.


Eun Park

McGill University Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies. Research interests include digital archives, digital preservation, metadata, authenticity and authentication, electronic records management and social aspects of information technology.


Yves Lapointe

Director and University Archivist at McGill University Archives.


Drew Bush

Postdoctoral researcher in McGill University's Department of Geography and School of Environment. His research examines how applications of inquiry, service and citizen science based learning can improve public science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) understanding. The aim is to improve opportunities for rural and under served populations and solve intractable environmental problems.


Robert Smith

Software Architect and Lead Developer of the DRAW website. Graduated from McGill University with a BA in Anthropology and Geography in 2015. Founder of Better Together, an organization that aims to connect activists, non-profits, and indigenous movements and encourages working together to achieve progressive social and environmental objectives.


Rachel Black

Archivist and Records Manager. Graduated from McGill University's Information Studies program with a focus in Archives in 2018 and a BA from University of Guelph in History and Anthropology in 2014. Interests include community outreach, crowdsourcing initiatives, information literacy and personal archives.


Sara Allen

Collaboration Tool Specialist at Ubisoft Montreal. Graduated from McGill University's Information program in 2018 and a BA from McGill University in Humanities and East Asian Studies.


Marissa Stimpson

Archivist and Records Manager. Graduated from McGill University's Information Studies program with a focus in Archives in 2018 and a BA from Concordia University in English Literature, Professional Writing and Canadian Irish Studies. Interests include collections based archiving, arrangement and description of non-textual archival holdings and audio-visual archival materials.

Past Members


Gordon Burr

McGill University Associate Member in the School of Information Studies. Former McGill University Archives Senior Archivist. Research interests include the history of the archival profession.