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Heather Dundas, M.Sc.

Heather Dundas

Coordinator, Science Adventures
Yukon Research Centre
Applied Science and Management Division
Whitehorse: Ayamdigut Campus

t 867.668.8739
scienceadventures@yukoncollege.yk.ca
Office C1311C
Faculty Website


Education
Master of Science, University of Saskatchewan, 1995
Bachelor of Science, Specialization in Zoology, University of Alberta, 1988

Professional Experience
Since August of 1998, Heather Dundas has been the coordinator for Science Adventures. Her scientific background (Masters of Science research on an endangered species, the Piping Plover) and strong coordination skills are a good fit for the program. Heather is committed to the value of education and the need to foster and encourage students in their continuing study of science. Prior to her joining Yukon College, Heather was coordinator of the Saskatchewan Purple Loosestrife Eradication program (2 years) and program coordinator for Nature Saskatchewan, which included the highly respected Operation Burrowing Owl program (3 years).

Achievements
Golden Host Award recipient 2009 for superior customer service and true northern hospitality

Memberships
Actua - a national network of local organizations offering science and technology education programs
Yukon Science Institute, member
Volunteer Yukon, member
BC Science Teachers Association, affiliate member
Yoga Alliance, registered yoga teacher

Community Involvement
Founder of the Club Sandwich group of College staff members who make sandwiches for the No Fixed Address Outreach Van in Whitehorse.

Activities
Yoga, hiking, music, camping, kayaking, biking.

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely... but rather to skid in sideways, champagne and strawberries in hand, screaming "Woo Hoo - What a Ride!!!""
-- Unknown