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IPAC Canada Board of Directors 2021 - 2022

View organization Chart (January 2019)


Executive Officers



President
Zahir Hirji RN BScN MHS CIC
Manager, Privacy and Risk Management
Scarborough Health Network
Scarborough, ON

 

President-Elect
Colette Ouellet RN BN MHA CIC

Director Infection Prevention and Control
Queensway Carleton Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario
Barbara Catt
 
Past President (1 year term to April 2022)
Barbara Catt RN BScN MEd CIC

IPAC Manager, Congregate Settings
Scarborough Health Network General Hospital
Scarborough, Ontario

 
Secretary/Membership Director
Jennifer Happe BSc MSc

Alberta Health Services
Red Deer Regional Hospital 
Red Deer, Alberta

 
Treasurer
Sonalben Shah MSc CIC

Infection Prevention and Control Professional
Woodstock General Hospital
Woodstock, Ontario

Board of Directors


 
Director Education 
Kimberley Allain BScN RN MHS CIC

Nova Scotia Health Authority
Halifax, NS 

 
Director Standards and Guidelines 
Madeleine Ashcroft RN BScN MHS CIC

Infection Control Specialist 
Trillium Health Partners
Mississauga, Ontario 

 
Physician Director 
John Embil MD BSc(Hon) FRCPC FACP

Director, Infection Control Unit
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Stefania Cloutier
 
Director Chapters and Interest Groups
Stefania Cloutier BES BASc CIPHI(C) CIC

Infection Control Professional
Halton Healthcare - Georgetown Hospital
Georgetown, Ontario

 
Director Programs and Projects 
Baljinder Sidhu, RN BScN CIC MPH

Manager, Population and Public Health
Fraser Health
Surrey, British Columbia
Stephen Palmer
 
Director Public Representative
Stephen Palmer
Keswick, Ontario

Membership Services Office (MSO)

Gerry Hansen
 
Executive Director
Gerry Hansen BA 

Phone: 1-204-897-5990/1-866-999-7111
Fax: 1-204-895-9595
executivedirector@ipac-canada.org
Kelli Wagner
 
Administrative Assistant
Kelli Wagner

Tel: 204-488-5027/1-855-488-5027
Fax:  204-488-4028
admin@ipac-canada.org

 
Web Communications Manager
Tanya Dench BSc MSc CIC 

Infection Prevention and Control Professional
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario
Pamela Chalmers
 
Webmaster
Pamela Chalmers 

webmaster@ipac-canada.org
Kelsey Houston
 
Social Media Manager
Kelsey Houston

socialmedia@ipac-canada.org

Other Positions

James Ayukekbong
 
Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Infection Control
Dr. James Ayukekbong PhD CIC






 
Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Infection Control
Devon Metcalf MSc PhD CIC
   

 
Distance Education Course Coordinator
Heather Candon BSc MSc CIC
Jan Van Toen
 
Distance Education Course Coordinator
Jane Van Toen MLT BSc CIC
Jeffrey Eruvwetaghware Mentor Program Chair
Jeffrey Eruvwetaghware MPH CIC

 

Professional Agents

Legal Counsel 
Terrance Carter/Theresa Man 
Carters Professional Corporation 
211 Broadway 
Orangeville ON L9W 1K4 
 
Auditor
Philip Romaniuk CPA CA
Grant Thornton LLP
94 Commerce Drive
Winnipeg MB R3P 0Z3