2023 SONA Executive

SONA President:

Dr. Rustuko Ito
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto Scarborough
Phone: +1-416-208-2907

SONA President-Elect and Councillor for Wilfrid Laurier University:

Dr. Paul E. Mallet
Department of Psychology
Wilfrid Laurier University
Phone: +1-519-884-0710 x2426

SONA Vice-President and Councillor for University of Waterloo:

Dr. John Mielke
School of Public Health and Health Systems
University of Waterloo
Phone: +1-519-888-4567, x38606

SONA Past President and Councillor for University of Toronto:

Dr. Iva Zovkic
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto Mississauga
Phone: +1-905-828-3961

SONA Treasurer and Councillor for Western University:

Dr. Susanne Schmid
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Western University
Phone: +1-519-661-2111 x82668

SONA Secretary and Councillor for Queen's University:

Dr. Mary Olmstead
Department of Psychology
Queen's University
Phone: +1-613-533-6208

Councillor for Brock University:

Dr. Aleksandar Necakov
Biological Sciences Department
Brock University
Phone: +1-905-688-5550 x3829

Councillor for University of Guelph:

Dr. Craig Bailey
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Guelph
Phone: +1-519-824-4120 x54954

Councillor for McMaster University:

Dr. Deda Gillespie
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
McMaster University
Phone: +1-905-525-9140 x28671

Councillor for University of Windsor:

Dr. Jeffrey Dason
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Windsor
Phone: +1-519-253-3000 x2739


The Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association (SONA) is an official local chapter of the Society for Neuroscience