Board of Directors

Executive:

Dr. Melanie Bechard, Chair
Director | Member at Large | @bechardmel
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Hasan Sheikh, Executive Vice Chair
Director | Ontario | @HasanMSheikh
Ottawa, Ontario 

Dr. David Howe, Treasurer
Director | Atlantic 
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Dr. Bernard Ho, Vice Chair, Communications
Director | Residents | @bernarddho
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Osman Raza, Executive At-Large
Director | Residents
London, Ontario

Dr. Danyaal Raza, Past Chair
@DanyaalRaza
Department of Family and Community Medicine, 
University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

 

Complete List of Directors:

Atlantic Canada (3 positions)

Dr. David Howe, Treasurer
Director | Atlantic 
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Dr. Sarah Fraser
Director | Atlantic | @SarahFraserMD
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi
Director | Atlantic | @OgunyemiMD 
St. John's, Newfoundland

 

Ontario (3 positions)

Dr. Joel Lexchin
Director | Ontario
Emergency Room Physician
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Hasan Sheikh, Executive Vice Chair
Director | Ontario | @HasanMSheikh
Ottawa, Ontario 

1 Vacancy

 

Central Canada (3 positions)

Dr. Jarol Boan
Director | Central
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
Regina, Saskatchewan

Dr. Christine Froelich
Director | Central
Edmonton, Alberta

Dr. Thara Kumar
Director | Central |  @Thara_J_Kumar
Emergency Physician
Red Deer, Alberta

 

Territories (1 position)

Dr. Meaghan McLaren
Director | Territories
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

 

Western (3 positions)

Dr. Vanessa Brcic
Director | Western |  @vanessabrcic
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Richard Klasa
Director | Western
MDCM, FRCPC
BC Cancer Agency and BC Cancer Research Centre
Clinical Professor of Medicine at UBC (Retired)
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Michael Klein
Director | Western
MD, FCFP CCFP FAAP (neonatal-perinatal)
Emeritus Professor, Family Practice & Pediatrics at UBC
Sr. Scientist Emeritus, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Vancouver

Students (2 positions)

Alice Cavanagh
Director | Students | @alicemccavanagh
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Andriy Katyukha
Director | Students | @AKatyukha
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

 

Residents (2 positions)

Dr. Bernard Ho, Vice Chair, Communications
Director | Residents | @bernarddho
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Osman Raza, Executive At-Large
Director | Residents
London, Ontario

 

Members-at-Large (3 positions)

Dr. Melanie Bechard, Chair
Director | Member at Large | @bechardmel
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario

2 vacancies