Committee 2022

Dara Abells MD CCFP MSc (Co-Chair) (she/her)
Family Physician
Surrey Place Centre

Sarena Bacon MSW RSW (she/her)
Social Worker
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Michelle Del Carmen BSW RSW (she/her)
The Centre for Dreams

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

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

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

Jennifer Healey M.A.Sc. C.Psych.Assoc. (she/her)
Grey Bruce Health Services

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

David Hill (he/him)
Self Advocate
New Vision Advocates

Joelene Huber MD PhD FRCPC (she/her)
Developmental Pediatrician
SickKids & Surrey Place Centre

Tara Hyatt MA (she/her)
Regional Manager, Community Networks of Specialized Care – Central West Region
Central West Specialized Developmental Services

Catriona Johnson MSc (she/her)
Manager, Policy and Government Relations
Community Living BC

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

Lindsay McCombe MA (she/her)
Project Evaluation Coordinator
St. Amant Research Centre

Karen Anne McNeil MD FCFP (she/her)
Family Physician
Dalhousie Family Medicine, Halifax

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

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

Yousef Safar MA
Patient Engagement Coordinator in Research
Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addition and Mental Health

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

Shahin Shooshtari MPH PhD (she/her)
Professor
University of Manitoba & St. Amant Research Centre

Robert Smith (Co-Chair) (he/him)
Self Advocate
Community Living Ontario Council Member, Chair Of Self Advocates Group Northumberland, Member Of Community Living Respite Northumberland

Yvonne Spicer
Self Advocate

Sandy Stemp (she/her)
Chief Operations Officer
Reena