Special Guest Speaker: Melinda Lontoc-Roy, BSc (Environment)'02, MSc (Plant Science)'05, National Manager, Ocean Modelling, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ms. Lontoc-Roy will present her McGill/Montréal experience and how that helped prepare her for managing complex federal programs. She will also provide an overview of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the types of green careers it offers to university graduates.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Originally from Montréal, Melinda Lontoc-Roy attended McGill University from 1999 to 2005, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from the McGill School of Environment (Environmetrics) in 2002 and a Master of Science degree in 2005. Her Master’s research focused on visualizing and quantifying plant root systems in three-dimensional space. Ms. Lontoc-Roy subsequently moved to Ottawa to join the federal public service and has since managed national programs in support of Indigenous involvement in aquatic species at risk protection and recovery, fisheries habitat protection and applied ocean modelling.