Board & Staff

Board of Directors

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National Chair
Margaret Anne Hume

Past Chair
Matthew Bin

1st Vice-Chair
Margo Bates

Regional-Director, Alberta-NWT
Jeananne Kathol Kirwin

Regional Director, BC-Yukon
Bob Mackay

Regional Director, Manitoba-Saskatchewan
Joan Eyolfson Cadham

Mae Denby


Branch Presidents

Alberta Branch
Phyllis Shuell
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Montreal Branch
Ken Kalman
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National Capital Region Branch
Qais Ghanem
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Niagara Branch
Karen Gansel
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Okanagan Branch
Beth Greenwood
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Peterborough Branch
J.R. MacLean
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Toronto Branch
Chris Canniff
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Vancouver Branch
Margo Bates
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Waterloo-Wellington Branch
Vanessa Ricci-Thode
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TWIG Program Coordinators


Mony Shohayeb
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Viga Boland
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Leacock-Simcoe (Simcoe County, Ontario)

Jessica Purdy
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Rose-Ann Marchitto
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Muskoka (Bracebridge, Ontario)

Cindy Watson
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Wendie Donabie
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Anita Purcell, Executive Director
705 325 3926, ext 202

Jessica Wiles, Office Manager
705 325 3926, ext 200