The lead associates in Eamer Science & Policy are Joan Eamer (MSc, RPBio) and Claire Eamer (MA).
Joan is a professional biologist with years of experience in environmental, biodiversity, and ecosystem science at regional, national, and international scales. She is experienced in planning, policy development, and all aspects of report production. Joan also designs graphics, including charts, process diagrams, display maps, and infographics for posters, reports, and presentations. Joan’s CV
Claire is a science writer with experience as a journalist, broadcaster, and editor. She has written or edited science-based materials for both lay and specialist audiences. Her non-fiction books for children have won a number of awards, including the Lane Anderson Award and the American Institute of Physics science communication award. For information about her books, go to her author website. Claire’s CV
Eamer Science & Policy can also call on any of a group of professionals, as needed, to provide specialist expertise in such areas as bibliographic database development, geographic information systems, policy research and development, map and graphic design, and wildlife science and management. Information about some of our associates and their areas of expertise follows below.
Patrick Daley is a geomatics technician and heritage specialist, with an MSc degree in Archaeological Sciences. His interests and skills lie in applying historical, scientific and geomatic information to interpret present and past human-environment interactions. Patrick’s CV
Megan Osmond-Jones is completing her bachelor’s degree in natural resource science. She has a keen interest in the connections between biota and environmental processes. She has a strong ecosystem science background, excellent research and communication skills, and substantial experience as an editor and fact-checker. Megan’s CV
Christy Campbell is pursuing a diploma in cultural resource management. She was Coordinator of Gabriola Museum and currently volunteers with Nanaimo Museum. She has experience in antique restoration and refinishing, and she creates for sale reproductions of medieval and classical artifacts. Christy is passionate about making high-quality exhibits and programming available to small or underfunded communities.
Hilary Masson owns and operates sea kayak companies on Gabriola Island, BC, and in Loreto, Baja California del Sur, Mexico. She focuses her kayak tours on natural history, ecology, and conservation. She has guided groups in parks, marine protected areas and UNESCO Biosphere Reserves/ World Heritage Sites. She has developed and delivered programs on coastal ecosystem science geared towards youth in both English and Spanish.
Kelly Badger is a graphic designer and communications expert. Her interests lie in finding creative ways to present data visually, develop intuitive layouts for publications, and provide quality assurance for content. She is eager to apply her skills towards her passion for environmental causes and policy. Kelly’s CV