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IPAC Canada Board of Directors 2020 - 2021

View organization Chart (January 2019)

Executive Officers

Barbara Catt

Barbara Catt RN BScN MEd CIC 
Infection Control Consultant
Willow Beach, Ontario 


Zahir Hirji BScN MHS CIC

Manager, Risk Management/Patient Safety
Scarborough Health Network
Scarborough, Ontario
Molly Blake
Past-President (1 year term to 2020)
Molly Blake BN MHS CIC

Infection Control Professional
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Secretary/Membership Director
Jennifer Happe BSc MSc

Alberta Health Services
Red Deer Regional Hospital 
Red Deer, Alberta
Michael Rotstein
Michael Rotstein RN BScN MHSc CIC CHE 

Client Services Director
Closing the Gap Healthcare
Mississauga, 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 
Public Health Ontario
Toronto, Ontario 
Joseph Kim
Medical Director 
Joseph Kim MD FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor/Infectious Disease Consultant
University of Calgary, Department of Medicine
Calgary, Alberta
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

IP Specialist, Sterile Processing Practices/Auditing Provincial 
Health Services Authority of BC
Vancouver, 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
Kelli Wagner
Administrative Assistant
Kelli Wagner

Tel: 204-488-5027/1-855-488-5027
Fax:  204-488-4028

Web Communications Manager
Tanya Dench BSc MSc CIC 

Infection Prevention and Control Professional
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario
Pamela Chalmers
Pamela Chalmers
Kelsey Houston
Social Media Manager
Kelsey Houston

Other Positions

Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Infection Control
Victoria Williams BSc BASc MPH CIC 

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Infection Control
Devon Metcalf MSc PhD CIC
Madison Moon
Editor, Industry Innovations
Madison Moon MPH 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 
Philip Romaniuk CPA CA
Grant Thornton LLP
94 Commerce Drive
Winnipeg MB R3P 0Z3