Motus Advisory Committee

The Motus Advisory Committee provides oversight, recommendations, advice and information principally to BSC, as the operating hub of Motus, but also to all key partners on the operation and development of the system.

The committee terms of reference are here.

Committee Members:

  • Chair – Dr. George Finney (Bird Studies Canada President Emeritus)
  • Dr. David Bigger (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management)
  • Dr. Andre Desrochers (Laval University)
  • Dr. Charles Francis (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
  • Camila Gomez (Universidad de los Andes, and Selva)
  • Dr. Diana Hamilton (Mount Allison University)
  • Dr. Pam Loring (United States Fish and Wildlife Service)
  • Dr. Liam McGuire (Texas Tech University)
  • Dr. Paul Smith (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
  • Dr. Philip Taylor (Acadia University)

Bird Studies Canada Staff:

  • David Bell (Motus Coordinator and Data Analyst)
  • Dr. Tara Crewe (Scientist)
  • Zoe Crysler (Motus Coordinator and Data Analyst)
  • Jeremy Hussell (Programmer)
  • Dr. Denis Lepage (Senior Scientist)
  • Catherine Jardine (Data Analyst)
  • Stuart Mackenzie (Migration Program Manager)
  • Paul Morrill (Senior Programmer)
  • Steven Price (President)

Acadia University Staff: –

  • Dr. Phil Taylor (Bird Studies Canada Chair in Ornithology at Acadia University)
  • John Brzustowski (Research Associate)
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