Board of Directors

Elizabeth Taylor, PhD

Chair of the Board
Clinical Professor Emerita, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta

Kimberly Woodhouse, PhD

Deputy Chair of the Board
Interim Vice-Principal (Research), Queen’s University

Michael Brennan, MA

Chief Administrative Officer, National Police Federation

Michael Burns

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Hon. Myra Freeman, CM, ONS

Former Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

Pat Heffernan, CD, PhD

Vice-Principal, Research and Dean of Graduate Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada

(August 2014 – April 2020)

William Montelpare, PhD

Professor and Margaret and Wallace McCain Chair in Human Development and Health Applied Human Sciences, University of Prince Edward Island

Jean-Guy Perron, CD, LLM

Part-Time Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Vianne Timmons, OC, PhD

President and Vice-Chancellor, Memorial University

Advisory Council

Rick Christopher

ADM Strategic Policy and Commemoration, Veterans Affairs Canada

(April 2020 – current)

MGen Andrew M.T. Downes, CD, MD

Surgeon General/Commander, Canadian Forces Health Services Group

Steven Harris

ADM, Veterans Affairs Canada

(Apr 2019 – April 2020)

VAdm (Retd) Larry Murray, CM, CMM, CD

Grand President, Royal Canadian Legion

Technical Advisory Committee

Kim Andrews

Acting Director General, Policy and Research Division, Veteran Affairs Canada

Joseph Baranski, PhD

Chief Scientist, Defence Research and Development Canada

Megan Ryder-Burbidge

Senior Partnership Lead, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

(July 2018 – June 2019)

Sanela Dursun, PhD

Director, Research Personnel and Family Support, Defence Research and Development Canada

Maj Claudia Marrao, CD, MSc

DST Health Protection and CBRN, ADM (S&T), Defence Research and Development Canada

Raymond McInnis, MMM, CD

Service Bureau Director, Royal Canadian Legion, Dominion Command

LCol Alexander Natale, CD, MSc

Project Director for Casualty Care Research and Diagnostics & Health Protection Research, Defence Research and Development Canada

Laurie Ogilvie

Director, Family Services, Military Family Services, Department of National Defence

Nathan Svenson

Director of Research, Veterans Affairs Canada

LCol Roger Tremblay, MMM, CD, MSc

Senior Staff Officer, Science and Technology, Canadian Forces Health Services