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Board and Staff

MOA is governed by a 13 member Board of Directors with representatives from Western University and the broader community.

2014/2015 Board of Directors

Ronald F. Williamson, President

Chief Archaeologist and Managing Partner, Archaeological Services Inc.

Andrew Nelson, Vice President

Associate Dean, Research & Operations, UWO


Casey Dockendorff, Director

Senior Associate, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

Chris Ellis, Director

Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, UWO

Rick Fehr, Director

Acting Director, First Nations Studies, UWO

Elizabeth Greene, Director

Professor, Classical Studies, UWO

Lisa Hodgetts, Director

Professor, Dept. Of Anthropology, UWO

Don McLeod, Director

Documentary Producer

Darren Meister, Director

Ivey Business School/Western Engineering

Miggs Morris, Director

Educator and Author

Jamie Neely, Director


Sam Cronk

Dept. of Anthropology, UWO


MOA Staff

Joan Kanigan – Executive Director (

Cindy Barrett – Administrative Officer

Katie Urban – Learning Coordinator

Nicole Aszalos – Museum Curator

Lawson Chair of Canadian Archaeology

Dr. Neal Ferris