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CPF National Board and Operational Committees 2018-2019

Updated February 2019

Nominating Committee

Nancy McKeraghan Chair  (NAT)                      

Sharon Lapkin (NAT)                                            

Mary Em Waddington (Member, BC)                 

Tony Orlando (Member, NS)                                 

Larry Vaters (Branch P, NL)                                   

Staff Support: Debbie Murphy                               

Bylaws & Policies Committee                         

Nancy McKeraghan, Chair  (NAT)                     

Rena Prefontaine (Branch P, MB)                       

Gail Lecky (Member, PE) – CoED agreed no additional member required

Kate Peters (Support, ex officio member)          

Staff Support: Nicole Thibault                             

Public Policy Coordination Committee

  • Val Pike, Chair (NAT)                                                 
  • Richard Slevinsky (NAT)                                            
  • Sharon Lapkin (NAT)                                                   
  • Larry Vaters (Branch P, NL)                                       
  • Glyn Lewis (Branch ED, BC-YK)                                
  • Mary Cruden (Member, ON)                                        
  • Carmel Florizone (Member, SK) – NEW                   
  • Lee-Anne Lavell (Staff Support)                                   

Strategic Planning Committee – NEW

  • Richard Slevinsky, Chair (NAT)                                   
  • Derrek Bentley (NAT)                                                     
  • Paula Luby-Coughlan (Branch President Designate, NL)
  • Cendra Beaton (Branch President Designate, BC)    
  • Betty Gormley (Branch ED)                                            
  • Samuel Antoine (Member, BC)                                       
  • Staff Support: Sophie Wertheimer                                   

CPF Communications Coordination – NEW

  • Wendy Carr, Co-chair (NAT)                               
  • Derrek Bentley, Co-chair (NAT)                         
  • Denise Massie (Branch P, ON)                            
  • Michael Tryon (Branch ED, AB)                        
  • Towela Okwudire (Member, ON)                       
  • Claudia Mellizzo (Member, AB) – NEW            
  • Staff Support: Lee-Anne Lavell                           

FSL Research Report Working Group

  • Wendy Carr, Co-chair (NAT)                     
  • Sharon Lapkin, Co-chair (NAT)                
  • Betty Gormley (Branch ED, ON)               
  • Diane Tijman (Branch P, BC)                    
  • Paule Desgroseilliers (Member, QC)        

Principal Investigators:

  • Stephanie Arnott (U of O)                           
    Mimi Masson (U of O)                                 
  • Shaunpal Jandu (Report Design only)     

Staff Support: Nicole Thibault                             

Performance Measurement Strategy Implementation

  • Michael Tryon (Chair)                           
  • Rebecca Lancaster                                  
  • Francine Couture                                     
  • Nicole Thibault                                         
  • Staff Support: Sophie Wertheimer       


CPF Conference (Edmonton 2020) – Openings to be filled in Spring 2019.

  • Michael Tryon (Chair)                              
  • Nicole Thibault                                          
  • Staff Support: Cathy Stone                       

CPF Chapter ‘Operational’ Support

  • Karen Pozniak (Chair)                              
  • Susan Brims (AB)                                      
  • Rowan Burdge (BC)                                  
  • Nicole Thibault                                          
  • Staff Support: Nicole Redford                


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