Our team

CCOVI is an internationally recognized research institute focusing on the priorities of the Canadian grape and wine industry. It advances the industry through its multi-disciplinary team approach. The Institute also utilizes the skills and knowledge of 34 affiliated researchers and their teams to advance the Canadian grape and wine industry. These researchers include 13 members from the Brock community and 21 members from outside Brock in academia, government and the private sector.

CCOVI Staff

Dr. Debbie Inglis
CCOVI Director
Email: dinglis@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x3828
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH206

Barbara Tatarnic
Manager, Continuing Education and Outreach
Email: btatarnic@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x4652
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH206

Steven Trussler
OEVI Senior Lab Instructor and Academic Advisor
Email: strussler@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x4718
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 203

Elena Genkin
Administrative and Accounting Co-ordinator
Email: egenkin@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x4949
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 206

Britt Dixon
Communications Officer
Email: bdixon@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x4471
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 204

Jim Willwerth
Senior Scientist, Viticulture
Email: jwillwerth@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x5477
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 308

Belinda Kemp
Senior Scientist, Oenology
Email: bkemp@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x6123
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 202

Sudarsana Poojari
Senior Scientist, Grapevine Virology
Email: spoojari@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x4227
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: MCF 204

Shufen Xu
CCOVI Technologist
Email: sxu@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x3510
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 215

Lisa Dowling
CCOVI Technician
Email: ldowling@brocku.ca
Phone: 905 688 5550 x3510
Fax: 905 688 3104
Office: IH 215

Kevin Ker
Research Associate
Email: kker@brocku.ca
Website:
http://www.kcms.ca

Christopher Waters
Continuing Education Instructor
Email: vin@vaxxine.ca

Peter Bodnar Rod
Continuing Education Instructor

Robert Power
Continuing Education Instructor

Dwight Follick
Webmaster