Emily Shapiera is the Assistant Lake Stewardship Coordinator, and aids in running the Lake Partner Program (LPP). She is employed by the Federation of Ontario Cottager Associations’, a long-time partner of the LPP. Emily leads the administrative side of the LPP, running the LPP hotline (1-800-470-8322) and the LPP email (email@example.com). She also helps manage the extensive LPP database and assists in coordinating the mail-out of LPP water sampling kits. In addition, Emily unboxes and processes all LPP samples that arrive at DESC, readying them for the chemistry lab on site. Emily also collaborates with FOCA to provide environmental outreach and stewardship on topics such as the LPP, trends in water quality, and lake health.
- Bachelor of Science (Honours), Specialization in Biology from Queens, University
- Diploma in Ecosystem Management Program (Advanced Standing) from Sir Sandford Fleming College of Environment and Natural Resources