Our Board of Directors

Bob Wood
Past President of CARST
Bob Wood

Bob Wood holds a Bachelor of Education, a BA in Adult Education and an Associate's Degree in Industrial Training. Bob is a NEHA-NRPP and C-NRPP certified radon mitigator and residential measurement professional and a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO-1). He spent 30 years in the commercial/industrial sector as a plumber and in other management roles. Bob is one of the certified instructors for the C-NRPP. He teaches exam prep courses for both radon placement technicians, and the new CRNCH course for the construction industry. Bob also provides public outreach courses about radon to the general public and to builder associations; He has also qualified for the National Speakers List on Radon and is a popular speaker at conventions. Mr. Wood owns Mr. Radon® and is a founding member of CARST.


Alan Whitehead
President of CARST
Alan Whitehead

For over 30 years Alan has served on the executive boards of a number of private and public sector

companies, operating globally in a diverse range of industries. These sectors include environmental

health and building sciences, mining exploration, chemicals and industrial minerals. He is President &

CEO of Radon Environmental Management Corp. and a founding board member and President of CARST.

 

Alan also serves on the Canadian National Radon Action Month Campaign Committee, the Coalition of

International Radon Associations, and Cancer Survivors Against Radon.

Through his leadership at Radon Environmental and as President of CARST, Alan is dedicated to the

prevention of radon-induced lung cancer and is passionate in making change happen.


Steven Mahoney
vice-President of CARST

Steve Mahoney


Steven Mahoney has been in public service for over 35 years. First elected as a City of Mississauga and

Region of Peel Councillor in 1978, he chaired the City’s influential Planning Committee during the community’s high growth development years. In 1987 Steve was elected as Member of Provincial Parliament for the riding of Mississauga West. He was appointed Small Business Advocate and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Technology and Trade. Steve was Chief Whip of the Liberal Party of Ontario from 1990 to 1995. Two years later, in 1997, Steve was elected Member of Parliament for Mississauga West. He was appointed to Cabinet by Prime Minister Jean Chretien in 2003.

 

Prior to his appointment to the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada in 2003, he was Parliamentary Secretary to Deputy Prime Minister John Manley and Vice Chair of the Canadian Immigration and the Public Accounts Committee. From 2006 through 2012 Steve was appointed by the Premier of Ontario as Chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and from 2012 to 2015, Steve served in the position of President and CEO of Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, where Steve became an active advocate for radon outreach and awareness.  Steve continues to serve as the Vice-President of CARST and is dedicated to engaging other groups in the work of increasing awareness on radon.  


Anne-Marie Nicol
Treasurer

Anne-Marie Nicol


Anne-Marie began her academic career in the social sciences at SFU (Communications BA) and then

developed a strong interest in environmental and occupational health during her Master’s degree at York

University (MES). She completed her PhD in Epidemiology at UBC where she currently teaches Risk

Assessment and Toxicology in the School of Population and Public Health.

 

Her areas of research span the diverse subjects of human health risk assessment, environmental health and knowledge translation. In particular, she investigates how to improve the communication methods that are used to describe population level exposures to cancer-causing substances, specifically using techniques such as geographic information systems (GIS) and data visualization. Anne-Marie has also produced a number of short videos to promote awareness of environmental hazards such as pesticides (Wash with Care) and tick-borne diseases (the Tick Talk).


Bill Rounds


Bill Rounds is Vice President of LANDAUER RADON, INC., managing sales and operations for the Americas and Australia. Bill is also the GM for HOMEBUYER’s PREFERRED, a business of Landauer Radon that provides radon services to the corporate relocation marketplace.

Bill has been working with Landauer Radon (and previously Landauer, Inc.) for 15+ years, most recently responsible for sales, operations, and P&L. Bill serves the radon community in numerous capacities, including the AARST Foundation Board of Directors, Corporate Relocation Council (CRC) Board of Directors, Midwest Relocation Council (MRC) Board of Directors, CARST Membership Committee, Mobility Magazine Editorial Advisory Committee, as well as several program planning committees/panel moderator for Worldwide ERC, CRC, and MRC. Bill is a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), and Global Mobility Specialist (GMS), and is an active member of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST), the MW AARST, and CARST.

Rob Mahoney

Rob Mahooney


Rob Mahoney is the sole proprietor of Radon Works. Rob has been doing radon remediation in the Ottawa-Gatineau region since 2007, when he was first asked to participate in a CMHC pilot project. The installation of that system has now become a Health Canada standard for radon remediation.

Rob Mahoney has been in the commercial HVAC design and verification business for over 20 years. He is the Commercial Consultant and IAQ Manager for one of Ottawa’s oldest HVAC companies. Rob graduated from the first gold seal certification course held by the Ottawa chapter of the Mechanical Contractor’s Association. Rob’s initial foray into radon gas consisted of a sub slab depressurization system installed under direct supervision of Arthur Scott (author of Canadian Guide for Professional Contractors.)


Scott Cryer

Scott Cryer


Scott Cryer is an Operations Manager with the Hazardous Materials group at Pinchin Environmental’s

Mississauga, Ontario office. A Professional Geoscientist (PGeo) since 2004, Scott has over 25 years of

experience dealing with environmental, health & safety issues. His experience includes the assessment and management of surface and sub-surface soil and groundwater contamination, asbestos, lead, mould and radon.

Scott is certified with the National Environmental Health Association – National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP) and the Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program (C-NRPP) as a radon measurement and mitigation provider. Scott is one of the Pinchin Group of Companies experts on radon, and provides consulting services to clients nationally regarding radon issues.


Marcel Brascoupe
Secretary

Marcel Brascoupe


Marcel Brascoupe is a general construction contractor with a background in electrical and building systems/HVAC working in the province of Quebec, specializing in the installation of radon mitigation systems. He is certified with C-NRPP for both radon measurement and radon mitigation since February

2010 after receiving on-site training from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Mr.

William Angell, and Mr. Jack Bartholomew. He is also certified as a C-NRPP Radon Trainer in both Measurement and Mitigation and has trained professionals across the country.  He has been an Assistant Community Service Director with the Algonquin First Nation community of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg.

 

Marcel has been instrumental in a project to train work crews in different First Nation communities across the province of Quebec and New Brunswick to identify and mitigate the radon issues they have encountered within their own communities. Marcel is bilingual in both French and English, and he is a founding board member of CARST.


Michel Deschamps

Directeur

Michel Deschamps, M.Sc.


Michel is a Radiation Protection Physicist with a master’s degree from Université de Montréal. He is certified by C-NRPP for radon measurement and an advisor for Québec Radon Inc and a member of the CARST/C-NRPP Education Committee.

 

Québec Radon Inc. is a certified C-NRPP laboratory for the measurement of radon. Services are offered in houses, residential buildings and schools. We also give information sessions to real estate personnel and others on request.

 

 

Michel Est un physicien en radioprotection avec une maîtrise en biophysique de l’Université de Montréal. Il est certifié par le PNCR-C pour la mesure du radon et est conseiller auprès de Québec radon Inc.

Québec Radon Inc. est un laboratoire certifié pour le radon par le PNCR-C. Les services sont offerts pour les résidences, les bâtiments résidentiels et commerciaux et les écoles. Nous offrons des séances d’information pour les agents immobiliers et autres sur demande. 



 

Lauren Lipka


Lauren Lipka is a C-NRPP Certified Radon Measurement, Mitigation and New Canadian Homes Installer Professional.  Lauren also is a Certified Energy Advisor (CEA) and a licensed trainer for Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and has over 20 years of experience in the residential industry having worked in Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador.  Lauren presently lives in New Brunswick and specializes in energy efficiency consultations, plan evaluations (Hot2000), air tightness testing and is a trainer for R-2000, EnergyStar® for New Homes, New Homes Low Rise Multi-Unit Residential Buildings and the EnerGuide Rating System for New and Existing Homes.  Lauren is a Member of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA), The Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (CARST) and the Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI).  Lauren currently serves on NRCan’s Energy Star Technical Committee and is First Vice-Chair of the Technical Research Committee for the Canadian Home Builders’ Association New Brunswick (CHBA-NB).


Recently Lauren has lead the Province of New Brunswick in the implementation of the 2010 National Building Code by developing and providing workshops to participants from all corners the residential construction industry including the building inspection community and builders on how to comply with Section 9.36 Energy Efficiency, Section 9.13.4. Soil Gas Control and 9.13.4.3. Providing for the Rough-in for a Subfloor Depressurization System. 

Lauren has served as Regional Representative of the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers (NBAREA) and Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Sub-Committees.

Colin Dumais


Colin Dumais has a Bachelor of Science in Environment from the University of Calgary, a diploma in Object Oriented Software Technology also from the University of Calgary, and is one of only 20 Canadians to have achieved NABCEP certification for the design of Solar PV systems. He is also C-NRPP certified as a radon measurement and mitigation professional and trainer.

 

Colin has worked professionally as a Software Engineer, a Technology Specialist and most recently as an

Environmental Policy Specialist where he influences policy at the Provincial and Federal levels. He loves to share his passion for renewable energy and energy efficiency so he has developed relevant educational curriculum and has presented many times on the topic to Universities and Colleges. Leading by example, Colin built a modern, low-energy home that will be powered completely by onsite renewables. Colin continues to use the principals of engineering and technology to design mitigation systems that operate efficiently and economically using enhanced diagnostic methods and procedures.

After finding and mitigating radon in his family’s home, he founded Radon West Ltd where he works to raise radon awareness and ensure that mitigation systems are designed efficiently and are of the highest quality.



  Mark Diplock


Mark Diplock has accumulated over 15 years’ experience working as a home inspector. As a former owner and president of a multi-inspector firm operating out of the Niagara region, he has gained an intrinsic understanding of the home inspection industry, including its market and clientele, and the professionals (inspectors) executing the services. With a strong background in construction, renovation, and professional carpentry, Mark has earned his credentials and qualifications in building code, thermography, radon testing, energy audits, and many more.

 

Since the changes to the Canadian threshold guidelines in 2007 by Health Canada, Mark has been a strong advocate for radon awareness and is currently a member of C-NRPP and CARST.

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