Sarah Lampson

Executive Director

Sarah was appointed Executive Director in 2013 after more than a decade as a research administrator in various progressive roles at a university, funding agency and hospitals. Sarah co-authored the reference book The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review, its companion study guide and Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success which are in use at more than 500 institutions globally. Sarah received national and international recognition for her contributions to research administration and is a faculty member in the Research Administration Certificate at Mohawk College. A Certified Association Executive, Sarah was recognized with the 2017 Emerging Talent Award from the Trillium Chapter of the Canadian Society of Association Executives. With the support and leadership of the CARA board and many other great volunteers, Sarah has brought many new programs and initiatives to CARA and looks forward to another year of service to our members.