Karen Farbridge - Curriculum Vitae

President, Karen Farbridge & Associates Ltd.

Guelph, ON — current

Mayor, City of Guelph

Guelph, ON — 1999-2003, 2006-2014

  • Elected as the full-time Head of Council and Chief Executive Officer for the Corporation of the City of Guelph

Strategic Project Manager, Office of VP Research, University of Guelph

Guelph, ON — 2004-2006

  • Employed to lead a variety of projects on behalf of the Vice President of Research
  • Key accomplishments: partnership development (e.g. Memorandums of Understanding with the Royal Botanical Gardens, Stratford Festival), undergraduate teaching, leadership (e.g. international delegations, symposia), research and analysis (UG Animal By-Product Disposal Strategy)

Councillor, City of Guelph

Guelph, ON — 1994-1999

  • Elected as a part-time ward Councillor

Coordinator, Ontario Public Interest Research Group, Guelph

Guelph, ON — 1990-2000

  • Employed to provide executive leadership to a community benefit organization

Consultant, Green Community Initiative, Province of Ontario

Guelph, ON — 1992-1993

  • Engaged as a part-time consultant to establish Guelph 2000
  • Key deliverables: development of a provincial seed grant proposal, establishment and facilitation of Community Steering Committee, preparation of strategic and operational plans (vision, goals, objectives, organization structure, contractual partners, background research, conceptual plan, work plan, budget, time line, and communication plan)

Researcher, University of Guelph

Guelph, ON — 1984

  • Employed for four months to conduct laboratory research on pituitary histology including electron microscopy and immunohistochemical techniques, and studies on fish endocrine systems and growth.

Researcher, University of Guelph

Guelph, ON — 1983

Employed for four months to conduct laboratory research (as above)

McMaster University

Chartered Director — 2008-2009

  • The Directors College Chartered Director Program delivers an accredited corporate director development program that leads to a university designation Chartered Director (C. Dir.) and is a joint venture of McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada.

University of Guelph

Ph.D. (Zoology) — 1986-1989

  • Thesis title: Growth Hormone Physiology in Rainbow Trout: Development of an Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay using Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Supervisor: Dr. John F. Leatherland

University of Guelph

M.Sc. (Zoology) — 1983-1985

  • Thesis title: Studies on Growth in Rainbow Trout and Coho Salmon: A Growth Rhythm with Possible Lunar Periodicity
  • Supervisor: Dr. John F. Leatherland

University of Guelph

  • Sc. Honours with Distinction (Zoology) — 1979-1983

Current

QUEST - Senior Associate

Columbia Institute - Associate

Sustainable Energy Initiative, York University - Team Member

Canadian Index of Wellbeing - Advisory Board

Community Energy Knowledge-Action Partnership

 

Meridian Credit Union

Director — current

  • Current Committees: Risk (Chair), Audit and Finance
  • Former Committees:  Human Resources, Governance 

Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.

Chair & Founding Board Member — 2011-2014

  • Committee: Governance

Guelph Police Services

Board Member — 1999-2003, 2006-2014

  • Committee: Progress Review

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Board Member — 1994-2003, 2010-2011

  • Committees: Personnel, Finance, Audit, Facilities

Guelph Hydro Inc.

Board Member — 2001-2003, 2006-2011

  • Subsidiary boards: Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc, SelectPower, Fibrewire, Wellington Electric Distribution Co, and Ecotricity (currently Envida Community Energy Inc)
  • Committees: Governance

Guelph Junction Railway

Board Member — 1999-2003, 2006-2010

Guelph 2000

Founding Board Member —1993-1994

Additional board and committee experience is documented in following section.

International

Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue

Freie Universität Berlin

Participant & presenter — 2013-2014, Germany, U.S., Canada

Rijeka Musagetes Café

Musagetes Foundation

Participant — 2010, Croatia

Community Energy Planning Mission

Federation of Canadian Municipalities & Natural Resources Canada

Participant — 2003, Netherlands

Guelph-Italy Twinning Exchange

City of Guelph

Participant — 2002, Italy

Canadian-Czech Republic Municipal Management Project

(Solid Waste Management, Public Participation)

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Participant — December 1999 & October 2001, Czech Republic

  • Prague, Prerov, Olomouc & Zlin

Guelph – Jinja Municipal Partnership

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Participant — September 1998, Uganda

National

Canadian Index of Wellbeing 

Advisory Board - 2016 - today

Women for Nature (Nature Canada)

Member - 2016 - today

Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST)

Ambassador — 2007 – today

Canadian Association of Community Service Learning

Board member — 2006

Municipal Working Group on Waste Management Policy

Federation of Canadian Municipalities — April 2003 

Provincial

QUEST Ontario Caucus

Chair — 2015-2016

Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario

Vice Chair — 2014

Member — 2000-2003, 2007-2014

Provincial Places to Grow Advisory Committee

Member — 2010-2012

Ontario Centre for Environmental Excellence & Technology Advancement (Canada Technology Triangle)

Board member — 1995-1996

Ontario Environment Network

Board member — 1991

Community

Rhyze Academy Mentor (Innovation Guelph)

2016-2017

Guelph and Wellington United Way

2015 Campaign Chair

Guelph Citizenship Committee

Honorary co-chair - former

Pollination Guelph

Honorary chair -former

Sustainable Solutions Group

Founder and chair - former

Committee Appointments as Mayor

  • All Council Standing Committee
  • Mayor’s Taskforce on Community Energy
  • Guelph Wellbeing Leadership Group
  • Guelph Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • Downtown Task Force
  • Physician Recruitment Committee
  • Guelph Non-Profit Housing Board
  • Senior & Social Services Joint Committee
  • Emergency Operations Control Group
  • Land Ambulance Service Review Committee

City of Guelph United Way Campaign

Chair — 2011-2014

Guelph Wellbeing Leadership Group

Chair — 2012-2014

Mayor’s Taskforce on Community Energy

Chair — 2009-2012

rare

Board member — 2006

Guelph Environmental Leadership

Board member — 2005

International Medical Graduates Committee

Member — 2005-2006

Committee Appointments as Councillor

  • Downtown Economic Strategy Steering Committee (Chair)
  • Water Conservation & Efficiency Committee (Chair)
  • Guelph Museum Board
  • Green Plan Steering Committee: Subcommittee for the State of Sustainability Report
  • Downtown Board of Management
  • Joint Management Committee on Waste Management
  • Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement
  • Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit Board
  • Transportation Strategy Update Steering Committee (Chair)
  • Citizen Volunteer Committee
  • Baker Street Redevelopment Committee

Guelph Round Table on the Environment and Economy

Co-chair —1991-1997

  • Key Accomplishments: Guelph Green Plan, Guelph 2000, Environmental Business Network, Sustainability Seminar Series

Speed River Land Trust Association

Founding board member — 1993-1994

City of Guelph Green Plan Steering Committee

Member — 1992-199

Chamber of Commerce Environment Committee

Member — 1991-1994

Building a Sustainable Guelph

Co-organizer

Moving Forward: Practical Solutions to Revitalize our Urban Core

Co-organizer

Official Plan and Draft Comprehensive Zoning By-law Review

Facilitator & community panel member — May 31, 1994

River Systems Task Group

Council appointment — 1991-1992

OPIRG-Guelph

Board member — 1989-1990

Canadian Student Pugwash (Guelph Chapter)

Member, coordinator, national delegate — 1985-1988

Graduate Student Association

Zoology Department Representative, University of Guelph — 1985-1986

City Builder Award/Urban Leadership Awards

Canadian Urban Institute — 2014

The City Builder Award recognizes a leader whose bold vision and ability to implement change represents true city building. Karen was recognized for her leadership in sustainability, community energy and the revitalization of downtown Guelph.

Clean 50/Clean16 Award

Delta Management Group — 2014

The Clean50 Award is given annually to the 50 individual leaders who have done the most to advance clean capitalism and sustainable development in Canada over the prior 2 years. The Clean16 Award is bestowed upon the most outstanding honouree for each category. Karen was recognized in the cities category.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Governor General — 2012

Created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, this commemorative medal served to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. During the year of celebrations, 60,000 deserving Canadians were recognized.

Public Relations Professional of the Year Award

Canadian Public Relations Society (Hamilton) — 2011

The award recognizes leaders who demonstrate a commitment to communication excellence in their organization.

Women of Distinction Award (Business and Entrepreneurs)

YMCA-YWCA Guelph — 2005

The award recognizes distinctive achievement through leadership in management or administration in the private sector or in entrepreneurship or innovation.

First female mayor

City of Guelph — 1999

Karen was elected as the first female mayor of Guelph serving 11 years, representing the second longest tenure for Guelph mayors.

St. Francis Award

The Church of Saint James the Apostle, Guelph — 2002

The award recognizes contributions to environmental stewardship. Karen was recognized for her environmental leadership as the mayor of Guelph.

Bonnie McCallum Environmental Award

Ontario Public Interest Research Group (Guelph) — 2000

The award recognizes contributions to the local environmental protection.

Karen has spoken to diverse range of audiences of different sizes and composition. She has been asked to speak in Ontario, Canada and internationally and in a wide variety of formats from keynote addresses to informal fireside chats.  The following events represent some of her more significant speaking engagements.

Top Asks for Climate Action

High Ground: Leadership in Transitioning Times, Vancouver — March 2017

  • Pannelist: Top Asks for Climate Action: Ramping up Low Carbon Communities

Community Energy Planning: Guelph’s Experience

Sustainable Energy Initiative, York University — March 2017

Shifting to Drive

The Partnership of the Manitoba Capital Region, Winnipeg — March 2017

  • Speaker

Engaging energy engineers in low carbon city building

Association of Energy Engineers Southern Ontario Chapter, Toronto — December 2016

  • Speaker: how community energy planning is a platform for engaging energy engineers in low carbon city building

Celebrating Municipal Sustainability: Successes and Opportunities

Sustainable Severn Sound, Midland — November 2016

  • Keynote address

QUEST 2016

Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow, Calgary — October 2016

  • Introductory remarks
  • Plenary moderation – Resilient Infrastructure, Resilient Communities

Community Energy Planning: The Role of the Planner

Ontario Professional Planners Institut, Hamilton — October 2016

  • Plenary speaker: Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm

A woman in politics

Cornerstone Women’s Network — May 2016

Smart Communities Forum

University of Ontario Institute of Technolog, Oshawa — May 2016

Low Carbon Cities Conference

McMaster Centre for Climate Change, Hamilton — April 2016

  • Presenter: Low carbon cities as a climate solution

High Ground: Tools for Engaged Leaders

Columbia Institute, Harrison Hot Springs — April 2016

  • Plenary speaker: how local governments can and must play a key role in achieving Canada’s international climate change commitments
  • Plenary speaker: my experience with social media as a women politician – the good, bad and the ugly

Building a Carbon Smart Community

City of Kingston, Kingston — March 2016

  • Plenary speaker: climate change in the context of the new Ontario carbon cap and trade plan and community energy planning

GreenProfit 2016

SWITC, Kingston — March 2016

2015 Sustainable Communities Conference

Federation of Canadian Municipalities, London — February 2015

  • Workshop speaker: Community Energy Planning
  • Plenary speaker: Sharing Failures – What it takes to learn from what didn’t work
  • Workshop speaker: Making Sustainability Part of a Winning Election Platform

QUEST 2014: Innovation to Implementation

Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow, Vancouver — December 2014

  • Key Implementer Panellist – Local Governments: A plenary session dedicated to profiling the successes, challenges, and opportunities for municipalities in advancing Smart Energy Communities

Last Lecture

University of Guelph, Guelph — April 2014

  • Address to the outgoing class of 2014 as an alumni.

Health Jam 2014

Guelph — May 2014

  • Opening Remarks: two-day workshop to generate dialogue and real solutions that break down barriers and inequities to healthy living.

Delivering Change on the Ground

Guelph Urban Design Summit, Guelph — May 2014

  • Public Forum Panellist: Panellists also included David Miller, President of World Wildlife Fund Canada and 63rd Mayor of Toronto, and Andrew Howard, co-founder of Build a Better Block, for a discussion on how good urban design creates more liveable and enduring places. The discussion was moderated by Ric Young, one of Canada’s leading practitioners and thinkers in the field of social change.

Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue

Berlin, Germany — February 2014

  • Speaker: Community Energy Plan Implementation in Guelph
  • Welcoming remarks: Reception, Embassy of Canada

Health Quality Transformation 2013

Health Quality Ontario, Toronto — November 2013

  • Panellist: Collaboration, Engagement and the Promotion of Community Wellbeing

Toronto Sustainability Seminar Series

Toronto — March 2013

  • Speaker: Cities in the era of climate change:  The challenges and opportunities ahead

Association of Ontario Health Centres Conference

Toronto — June 2013

  • Speaker: Guelph Community Wellbeing Initiative: A conversation about what matters

Association of Municipalities of Ontario Annual Meeting

Ottawa — August 2012

  • Panellist: Showcasing Water Innovation

Canadian District Energy Association Annual Conference

Ottawa — June 2012

  • Speaker: Combined, Heat and Power and District Energy – Cornerstone to Guelph’s Community and Economic Development

Sustainable Communities Conference

Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Ottawa — February 2012

  • Moderator: Implementing Integrated Community Energy Solutions (ICES) – Building Partnerships for District Energy

Canadian Solar Industries Association Annual Conference

Toronto — December 2011

  • Keynote speaker: Cities and Solar

Leading Change in Challenging Times

Centre for Civic Governance, King City — November 2011

  • Panellist: Making it Work: Being on Council in Ontario

Cities Grow Ontario

Toronto — September 2011

  • Speaker: Towards a Greater Golden Horseshoe

Growing the Margins

Rural Green Energy Conference and Exhibition, London — March 2011

  • Plenary Speaker: Rural Green Energy: Making it Happen

GLOBE: International Forum on Business and the Environment

Vancouver — March 2010

  • Speaker: Implementing Guelph’s Community Energy Plan

Hammond Lecture Series

Guelph — March 2010

  • Speaker: Community Energy Planning: The Guelph Experience

Ontario Electricity Association Breakfast Speakers Series

Toronto — March 2010

  • Speaker: Implementing Guelph’s Community Energy Plan

Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Government of Canada, Ottawa — August 2009

  • Delegate: Community Energy Planning in the City of Guelph, Ontario

Association of Municipalities of Ontario Annual Meeting

Ottawa — August 2009

  • Panellist: Guelph’s Community Energy Plan

Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Meeting

Banff — June 2009

  • Panellist: Implementing Guelph’s Community Energy Plan

QUEST Ontario

Toronto — June 2009

  • Speaker: The Case for QUEST Ontario: A municipal government perspective

Canadian Urban Institute

Toronto — May 2009

  • Speaker: Implementing the Community Energy Plan

A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium: Local Solutions for Global Challenges

Conservation Ontario & University of Guelph — November 2008

  • Speaker: Urban Growth and Sustainability: Implementation Challenges and Opportunities

Places to Grow Summit

Province of Ontario, Toronto — November 2008

  • Speaker: Places to Grow: Beyond Conformity

Canadian District Energy Association Annual Conference

Calgary — May 2008

  • Speaker: District Energy: as a catalyst for economic development and smart growth

Sustainable Communities Forum

Columbia Institute, Collingwood — June 2007

  • Speaker: Citizen Action for Democratic Communities

Leading Edge 2006

Ontario Niagara Escarpment Commission, Burlington — October 2006

  • Panellist: Stakeholder and Governance Solutions for achieving Smart Growth i Ontario

Environmental Sciences Symposium

University of Guelph, Guelph — 2006

  • Speaker: The Politics of Valuing Water

Environment Summit

Chatham-Kent — December 2005

  • Speaker

Guelph Civic League Annual General Meeting

Guelph — March 2005

  • Speaker: Cost of sprawl

Earth Day

Roots and Shoots, Guelph — April 2005

  • Speaker: Water Stewardship

Guelph Reads

Guelph — April 2005

  • Presenter: The Great Work: Our Way into the Future by Thomas Berr

Ontario Soil and Water Conservation Society

Milton — 2004

  • Speaker: The Smart Guelph Experience

Community Energy Planning Mission

Natural Resources Canada and Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Netherlands — August 2003

  • Participant

Municipal Leaders’ Forum on Implementing Kyoto

Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Winnipeg — April 2003

  • Speaker

Foundations of Change: The Cornerstone of Strength and Stability

Association of Municipalities of Ontario, London — November 2002

  • Presenter: Smart Growth in Guelph

The Changing Face of Waste

Solid Waste Association of North America — May 1998

  • Lunch Speaker

Workshop on Policy Implications of Evidence Regarding Toxic Substances and Human Health

Great Lakes Science Advisory Board’s Workgroup on Ecosystem Health, International Joint Commission, Racine, Wisconsin, USA — September 1997

  • Invited Participant

Planning for Tomorrow’s Communities: Partnering for a Sustainable Future – A Professional Institute by the Ontario Learning for Sustainability Partnership

Kingston — October 1997

  • Presenter: Sustainability and Community Partnerships

Environment and Energy Conference of Ontario: Facing the Future

Toronto — October/November 1995

  • Presenter: Sustainability and Community Partnerships

Instituto Autónomo de Investigaciones Ecológicas – El Medio Ambiente Y el Tratado de Libre Comercio

Mexico City, Mexico — January 1992

  • Presenter: Local Solutions to Environmental Protection

During her tenure as mayor, Guelph received several awards for their programs.

Public Sector Leadership Bronze Award to the City of Guelph

Institute of Public Administration Canada, 2015

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for co-producing an Open Government Action Plan with the community

Award of Excellence, Public-Private Partnership to the City of Guelph

Economic Development Council of Ontario, 2015

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for the Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion Program

Community Energy Builder Award to Envida Community Energy

Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST), 2014

  • Awarded to Envida Community Energy (owned by Guelph Municipal Holding Inc and the City of Guelph) in the Utility category for building and commissioning the first segment of the Galt District Energy System, implementing seven solar energy facilities and a small-scale combined heat and power system, obtaining approval for a forthcoming large-scale combined heat and power facility and qualifying to develop biomass projects

Sustainable Communities Award (Energy) to the City of Guelph

Federation of Canadian Municipalities, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for the implementation of their Community Energy Initiative.

Impact Award

International Community Indicators Consortium Summit, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for its development of community indicators for wellbeing

Ron Lance Memorial Award

Waste Diversion Ontario, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for achieving the highest residential waste diversion rate in Ontario in 2012

Silver Award

Share the Road Cycling Coalition, 2014

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for being one of the most bicycle friendly cities in Ontario

Excellence in Planning Award

Ontario Professional Planners Institute, 2013

  • Awarded to the City of Guelph for the Downtown Secondary Plan.

Adjunct Faculty

Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University - current

Adjunct Professor

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development — 2007-2010

Associated Graduate Faculty

Rural Extension Studies — 2004-2008

D.G. Ingram Award

Sigma Xi Scientific Society — 1989

  • Institutional award from the Guelph Chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Society, bestowed on the basis of excellence in research in the Ph.D. program at the University of Guelph

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry, Hospital for Sick Children

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — 1990

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide salary support for post-doctoral research at the University of Toronto.

Researcher, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital

London, England — 1984

  • Research involved the purification of coho salmon and rainbow trout pituitary hormones. Experience with protein purification and radioimmunoassay techniques was gained. Supervisors: Dr. P. Lowry and Dr. C.L. McLean.

NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada —1985

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 4 years of salary support for graduate studies (Ph.D.)

Graduate Scholarship

University of Guelph — 1985

  • Merit-based scholarship to promote excellence in graduate studies (Ph.D.)

NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — 1983

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 2 years of salary support for graduate studies (M.Sc.)

NSERC Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — 1983

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 4 months of salary support for undergraduate research

NSERC Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada —1982

  • National award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, conferred to provide 4 months of salary support for undergraduate research

Honour Certificate (Grade 13)

  • Honour Plaque, Ontario Scholarship
  • Diploma, Royal Canadian Legion Award for Proficiency in Biology
  • King Township Award for Academic Excellence

Aurora High School —1979

Honour Certificate (Grade 12) & King Township Award for Academic Excellence

Aurora High School — 1978

York County Board of Education Academic Scholarship Book Award

Aurora High School — 1974-75, 1975-76

Community, Energy, Planning

(ENVS 6121)

Adjunct Faculty, York University - Winter 2016

Making a Difference

(UNIV 1200)

Adjunct Professor, University of Guelph — Winter 2007

Environmental Policy & Administration

(POLS 3370)

Associated Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph — Summer 2005

Cities and Sustainability

(POLS 4930)

Associated Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph — Winter 2005 & 2006

Your Vote Counts

(UNIV 1200)

Associated Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph, — Winter 2005

Decision Making and Communication Skills

(ENVS 20)

Guest Lecturer, University of Guelph — Spring 2004

Facilitation and Conflict Management

(REXT 6440)

Guest Lecturer, University of Guelph — Spring 2004 & Fall 2005

Leadership Development in Rural Organizations

(REXT 4460)

Guest Lecture, University of Guelph — Fall 2003 & 2004

Comparative Animal Physiology

Laboratory Teaching Assistant, University of Guelph — 1985-1989

Comparative Endocrinology

Laboratory Teaching Assistant, University of Guelph — 1985-1989

Refereed publications

Leatherland, J.F., Farbridge, K.J. and Boujard, T. 1992. Lunar and semi-lunar rhythms in fishes. In Rhythms in Fishes. Edited by M.A. Ali. Plenum Press, New York. pp 83-107

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1992. Chronic fasting reduces the response of the thyroid to growth hormone and TSH and alters the growth hormone-related changes in hepatic 5-monodeiodinase activity in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 87: 343-353.

Farbridge, K.J and Leatherland, J.F. 1992. Temporal changes in plasma thyroid hormone, growth and free fatty acid concentrations, and hepatic 5-monodeiodinase activity, lipid and protein content during chronic fasting and re-feeding in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Fish Physiol. Biochem. 10: 245-257.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1992. Plasma growth hormone levels in fed and fasted rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are decreased followed handling stress. Fish Physiol. Biochem. 10: 67-73.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1991. Biweekly patterns of change in food consumption, plasma thyroid hormone and growth hormone levels and in vitro hepatic monodeiodination of T4, Oncorhynchus mykiss. J. Interdisciplinary Cycle Research. 22: 237-248.

Farbridge, K.J. Flett, P.A. and Leatherland, J.F. 1992. Temporal effects of restricted diet and compensatory increased dietary intake on thyroid function, plasma growth hormone levels and tissue lipid reserves of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Aquaculture 104: 157-174

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1991. The development of a non-competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Oncorhynchid growth hormone using monoclonal antibodies. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 83: 7-17.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1991. Relationship between appetite and plasma thyroid hormone, growth hormone and the metabolite concentrations in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. In Fish Nutrition in Practice. Edited by S.J. Kaushick, INRA, Paris.

Farbridge, K.J., McDonald‑Jones, G., McLean, C.L., Lowry, P.J., Etches, R.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1990. The development of monoclonal antibodies against salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch and O. keta) pituitary hormones and their immunohistochemical identification. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 79: 361-374.

Leatherland, J.F., Farbridge, K.J., Vijayan, M.M., and Flett, P.A. 1989. Adaptation, growth and the thyroid hormones. In Recent Advances in Aquaculture. Edited by N. Bromage, E.M. Donaldson, S. Zanuy, M. Carillo, J. Planas. Blackwell Scientific, London. pp. 176-184.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1988. Interaction between ovine growth hormone and triiodo‑L‑thyronine on metabolic reserves of rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri. Fish Biochem. Physiol. 5: 141‑151.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1987. Lunar cycles of coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. I. Growth and feeding. J. exp. Biol. 129: 165‑178.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1987. Lunar cycles of coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kistuch. II. Scale amino acid uptake, nucleic acids, metabolic reserves and plasma thyroid hormones. J. Exp. Biol. 129: 179‑189.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1987. Lunar periodicity of growth cycles in rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri Richardson. J. Interdisciplinary Cycle Res. 18: 169‑177.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1986. A comparative immunohistochemical study of the pars distalis in six species of teleost fishes. Fish Biochem. Physiol. 1: 63‑74.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1985. Seasonal changes in the structure of the adenohypophysis of the brown bullhead (Ictalurus nebulosus Leseur). Cytobios 44:49‑66.

Presentations

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1992. Temporal changes in plasma growth hormone concentration in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) associated with handling and sampling stress. 2nd International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1989. Biweekly patterns of food consumption, plasma T4, T3, and GH levels, hematocrit and in vitro hepatic monodeiodination of T4 in rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri. 11th International Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology, May 14‑20, 1989, Malaga, Spain.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1989. The development of an enzyme‑linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for salmon growth hormone (GH) using monoclonal antibodies (MCA). Satellite Symposium on Applications of Comparative Endocrinology to fish culture, May 22‑23, Almunecar, Spain.

Leatherland, J.F., Flett, P.A., Munkittrick, K.R., and Farbridge, K.J. 1989. Does the thyroid gland of sexually mature coho salmon respond to TSH challenge? 11th International Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology, May 14‑20, 1989, Malaga, Spain.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1989. The effect of food intake level on growth rate, plasma T4, T3, and GH levels, and in vitro hepatic monodeiodination of T4 in rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri. 11th International Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology, May 14‑20, 1989, Malaga, Spain.

Farbridge, K.J., McLean, C.L., McDonald‑Jones, G., Lowry, P.J., Etches, R.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1988. The development of monoclonal antibodies against salmon pituitary hormones. 1st International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology, June 12‑17, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Farbridge, K.J. and Leatherland, J.F. 1986. Lunar periodicity of growth and feeding cycles in coho salmon and rainbow trout. 3rd Annual Meeting and Trade Show of the Aquaculture Association of Canada, June 4‑7, 1986, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

As identifed by LinkedIn connections:

  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Local Government
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Policy Development
  • Community Engagement
  • Volunteer Management
  • Facilitation
  • Communications
  • Public speaking
  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant writing
  • Project management
  • Research
 
  • Enterprise Risk Management (Global Risk Institute and Rotman)
  • Board Human Resources Committee Program (Rotman)
  • Directors College (McMaster University)
  • Leadership Development (Pickard & Law)
  • Leadership Communication (Laurence Follows)
  • Ethics Law in Local Government (Rick O’Connor)
  • Governance Principles in Local Government (Chris Bart)
  • Role of the Committee Chair (Janet DeCalidandro)
  • Municipal Governance Systems and Best Practice (Michael Fenn)
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response/Incident Management System (Ministry of the Solicitor General and Emergency Measures Ontario)
  • Board Develoment (Brown Governance)
  • International Institute in Popular Economics (Centre for Popular Economics, Amherst, MA, USA – August 2-8 1998)
  • Other (board governance, conflict resolution, meeting facilitation, media, consensus decision making, anti-racism, effective communications, time management)