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IPAC Canada Board of Directors 2019 - 2020

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Executive Officers

Barbara Catt

Barbara Catt RN BScN M Ed CIC 
Manager, IPAC Response and Support
Public Health Ontario
480 University Ave, Suite 300
Toronto ON M5G 1V2


Zahir Hirji BScN MHS CIC

Manager, Risk Management/Patient Safety
Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
2867 Ellesmere Road 
Scarborough ON M1E 4B9
Molly Blake

Molly Blake BN MHS CIC

Infection Control Professional
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
232A North Pavilion, 2109 Portage Ave
Winnipeg MB R3J 0L3

Secretary/Membership Director
Jennifer Happe BSc MSc

Alberta Health Services -Red Deer Regional Hospital 
3942 50 A Avenue
Red Deer AB T4N 6R2
Michael Rotstein

Michael Rotstein RN BScN MHSc CIC CHE 

Client Services Director
Closing the Gap Healthcare
2810 Matheson Blvd E
Mississauga ON L4W 4X7

Board of Directors

Director Education 
Kimberley Allain BScN RN MHS CIC

Nova Scotia Health Authority
902 Bethune Bldg, 1276 South Park St
Halifax NS B3H 2Y9

Director Standards and Guidelines 
Madeleine Ashcroft RN BScN MHS CIC

Infection Control Specialist 
Public Health Ontario
300-480 University Avenue 
Toronto ON BC M5G 1V2
Joseph Kim

Medical Director 
Joseph Kim MD FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor/Infectious Disease Consultant
University of Calgary, Department of Medicine
7007 - 14th Street SW
Calgary AB  T2V 1P9
Stephen Palmer

Director Public Representative
Stephen Palmer
79 Amberview Drive
Keswick ON L4P 3Y3
Ramona Rodrigues

Director Chapters and Interest Groups
Ramona Rodrigues RN BSc MSc(A) CIC ICS-PCI FAPIC

McGill University Health Centre, Montréal General Hospital
1650 Cedar Ave. 
Montréal QC H3G 1A4

Director Programs and Projects 
Baljinder Sinhu, RN BScN CIC MPH

IP Specialist, Sterile Processing Practices/Auditing Provincial 
Health Services Authority of BC
4500 Oak Street 
Vancouver BC  V6N 3N1

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
Pascale Daigneault

Conference Coordinator
Pascale Daigneault

BUKSA Strategic Services

Web Communications Manager
Tanya Dench BSc MSc CIC 

Infection Prevention and Control Professional
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Hamilton
Hamilton ON L8N 4A6
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