Our Team

The OIPC is currently staffed by two, full-time individuals who are dedicated to working with Ontarian’s to protect Ontario’s biodiversity, economy and society from the harm of invasive plants.



Colin Cassin
Ontario Invasive Plant Council
(705) 748-6324 Ext. 281

Colin is the Coordinator at the OIPC and spends most of his time coordinating and working on current projects, managing the website, applying for funding, coordinating OIPC committees and managing finances. Colin also coordinates the Early Detection and Rapid Response Network for Ontario, as well as managing our social media and performing other forms of outreach. Colin joined the OIPC staff in the summer of 2015, after completing his masters at University of Toronto under Peter Kotanen and sits on the Board of Directors at the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre.