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TRIUMF Kitchen Cabinet Advisory Committee


The TRIUMF director maintains an on-site advisory committee for guidance on implementing policies and plans. The Kitchen Cabinet Advisory Committee serves a number of functions including: providing advice from TRIUMF staff to the Director, facilitating communication between senior management and the TRIUMF community, and providing input on scientific priorities and comments on the next Five Year Plan (5YP).

The Kitchen Cabinet analysis of the PPAC report is now available; see below.


The membership includes the Division Heads, the Director, and Associate Director in addition to a group of rotating individuals who serve 6-month terms. Presently, the group consists of:

  • Nigel Lockyer
  • Jean-Michel Poutissou
  • Ewart Blackmore
  • Paul Schmor
  • Phil Gardner
  • Paul Delheij
  • Lothar Buchmann
  • Chris Ruiz
  • Matt Pearson
  • Greg Hackman
  • Igor Sekatchev
  • Jens Lassen
  • Shane Koscielniak
  • Yuri Bylinsky
  • Fred Bach
  • Colin Morton
  • Rolf Keitel
  • Phil Jones
  • John Drozdoff
  • John Ng
  • Achim Schwenk
  • Makoto Fujiwara
  • Reda Tafirout
  • Andy Miller
  • Chris Oram
  • Mike Adam
  • Bassam Hitti
  • Stan Yen


The Kitchen Cabinet meets about once per month. The sessions are public. The next two meetings are scheduled for:

  • February 11, 2008, 12:30pm
  • March 17, 2008, 2:30pm


The Kitchen Cabinet is occasionally assigned specific tasks by the Director.