Staff

Sarah Lampson

Executive Director

Sarah was appointed CARA ED in 2013 after more than a decade as a research administrator. With the support 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 increased services to our members. A Certified Association Executive, Sarah previously worked in various progressive roles at McMaster University, Associated Medical Services, University Health Network and Hamilton Health Sciences. Sarah co-authored the reference e-bookThe A-Z Guide to Research Contract ReviewandSteer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Successwhich are in use at 450 institutions globally. Sarah received national and international recognition for her contributions to research administration and is a faculty member in theResearch Administration Certificate at Mohawk College.
Nina Papuca

Manager, Professional Development and Membership Services