Committee

Dara Abells MD, CCFP, MSc (Co-Chair)
Family Physician
Surrey Place Centre

Robert Bingham
Executive Director
Community Living Dufferin

Desiree Brown
Program Manager
York Support Services Network

Marta Carlucci BCRDS
Parent / Family Member

Cindy Chatzis RPN
Healthcare Facilitator, Community Networks of Specialized Care – South West Region
Regional Support Associates

Christopher Chipman
Business Development Officer, Continuing Professional Development
Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Claudine Cousins
Chief Executive Officer
Empower Simcoe

Trevor Cuddy
Director, Continuing Professional Development Portfolio
Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Alison Gaul
Manager Specialized Populations
Island Health

Theresa Grech MC, CCC, CPRP
Counsellor / Educator
TMG Counselling Group;
The Developmental Disorders Program,
University of British Columbia

Marta Guzik-Eldridge
Lead Planner, Continuing Professional Development
Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

David Hill (Co-Chair)
Self Advocate
New Vision Advocates

Tara Hyatt MA (Co-Chair)
Regional Manager, Community Networks of Specialized Care – Central West Region
Central West Specialized Developmental Services

Muhammad Irfan Jiwa MD
Research Analyst
Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addition and Mental Health

Catriona Johnson MSc
Manager, Policy and Government Relations
Community Living BC

Renice Jones MBA MEd
Associate Director Marketing and Business Development, Continuing Professional Development
Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Jackie Kingsbury
Supervisor, Community Networks of Specialized Care – South East Region
Ongwanada

Michelle Montague BA, ECE
Wellness Services Manager
Surrey Place

Sarah O’Flanagan (Co-Chair)
Program Coordinator, Developmental Disabilities Program.
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Western University.

Vicky Pearson
Advocacy Coordinator
The New Vision Advocates, Community Living London

Bruce Pipher
Associate Clinical Professor
Interior Health Developmental Disabilities Mental Health Services;
UBC Department of Psychiatry

Megan Primeau MSc
Conference Director, Continuing Professional Development
Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Michelle Schmidt PhD
Director of Instruction
School District No. 36 (Surrey)

Sandy Stemp
Chief Operations Officer
Reena

Mandy Young
Family Support and Projects Manager
Family Support Institute of BC