Steering Committee

The CCSMH has a volunteer Steering Committee that provides ongoing strategic advice, leadership and direction:

Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry

Dr. David Conn (Co-chair)

Dr. Dallas Seitz (Co-chair)

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Mr. Fred Phelps

Canadian Geriatrics Society

Dr. Chris Frank

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Chris Frank


Ms. Lori Amdam

Canadian Nurses Association

Dr. Sharon Moore

Canadian Psychological Association

Dr. Venera Bruto

Canadian Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Ms. Pronica Janikowski

Public Health Agency of Canada

Ms. Simone Powell

(ex-officio member)

International Longevity Centre Canada

Ms. Margaret Gillis

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Fountain of Health

Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy


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Carers Canada

Ms. Catherine Suridjan