Shannon Asencio

Manager, National Collection of Vascular Plants (DAO) and Canadian National Mycological Herbarium (DAOM)

Shannon is responsible for the preservation of and access to herbarium collection materials. These collections are made available for use by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research staff, as well as other professional partners including government departments, universities, and private industry. Shannon is an active participant in the international collections care community, contributing to the understanding, conservation and scientific utilization of herbarium resources.

Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6