Board & Committees

Meet the teams that do the behind-the-scenes work for the Ostomy Canada Society

Our Mission:

Ostomy Canada Society is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to all people with an ostomy, and their families, helping them to live life to the fullest through support, education, collaboration and advocacy.

Our Vision:

Canada’s voice for people living with an ostomy.

Live Life to the Fullest!

Meet Our Board of Directors

Here is our current Executive and Board of Directors for 2016/2017

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Ann Ivol

President

Hamilton, ON

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Carol Wells

Secretary

Mount Pearl, NL

Steve Maybee

Steve Maybee

Treasurer

Mississauga, ON

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Andrew Borrill

Director

Paradise, NL

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Ian MacNeil

Director

Ottawa, ON

 

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Vacant

Director

 

Meet Our Regional Directors

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Pacific Region

Debra Rooney

Vancouver, BC

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Atlantic Region

Ann Durkee

Yarmouth, NS

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Prairie Region

Deb Carpentier

Regina, SK

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Ontario Region

Jim Fitzgerald

Mississauga, ON

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Quebec Region

Jude Ruest

Pointe aux Trembles, QC

Meet Our Committees

Here is the structure of the committees that fall under our Five Strategic Plan Pillars

Committees

GOVERNANCE - Administrator: Andrew Borrill

CommitteeLeadersMembers
By-lawsEd TummersCarol Wells
MembershipJim FitzgeraldVacant
National OfficeSteve MaybeeAnn Ivol
Carole Pew
Nominations &
Elections
VacantVacant
Policies &
Procedures
Andrew BorrillVacant
Strategic Planning / Annual Operational
Plan
Executive CommitteeBoard of Directors
Office staff
PrivacyIan MacNeilVacant

FINANCE & FUNDRAISING - Administrator: Steve Maybee (Acting)

CommitteeLeaderMembers
FinanceSteve MaybeeExecutive Committee
Fundraising / Stoma StrollVacantJim Fitzgerald
Andrea Manson
Meghan Hole
Steve Maybee
Peter Folk
InsuranceSteve MaybeeAndrew Borrill

ADVOCACY - Administrator: Ian MacNeil

CommitteeLeaderMembers
AdvocacyIan MacNeilJim Fitzgerald
Ken Hayward
Peter Folk
Ann Durkee
Cathy Harley
Rosemary Hill
Kim LeBlanc
other ETNs
Conference 2016Conference Administrator 2018: VacantConference Chair 2018: Vacant
International RelationsPat CimmeckVacant
Public Awareness (includes Canada Ostomy Day & World Ostomy Day)Ian MacNeilCarol Wells

MARKETING & COMMUNICATION - Administrator: Vacant

CommitteeLeaderMembers
Ostomy Canada ConnectsCarol WellsJoel Jacobson
Ann Ivol
National Office
Ostomy Canada magazineLisa GausmanElizabeth Lindner
Lorne Aronson (advertising)
Tammy Hunter (graphics editor)
National Office
PublicationsVacantJoel Jacobson
Andrea Manson
Social Media / WebsitePeter FolkMaureen Ghadban

OUTREACH (Internal) - Administrator: Vacant

CommitteeLeaderMembers
AwardsVacantVacant
BursaryAndrea MansonSteve Maybee
Community Outreach Support Services (COSS)Regional Directors:
Pacific - Debra Rooney
Prairies - Deb Carpentier
Ontario - Jim Fitzgerald
Quebec - Jude Ruest
Atlantic - Ann Durkee
Ostomy Canada Youth CampCamp Administrator: Pat CimmeckLisa Gausman
Karen Spencer
Jason Boyd
Parents of Children
With an Ostomy
Corry Stewart Dorosh
Kathy Hedin
SASOVacantAndrea Manson
Susan Hunter, RNET
Carol Meise
Visiting ProgramAdministrator: Roger IvolRosemary Hill
Susan Hunter
John Molnar
Lina Martins
Alphonsine Saulnier
Young Persons, Ostomy ZoneVacantVacant

OUTREACH (External) - Administrator Vacant

CommitteeLeaderMembers
Professional Advisory Partners (Industry, Medical, Others)Debra TerryberryJo-Ann Tremblay
Rory Horstein, RD
Julie Singer
Shabita Teja
Karen Bruton RN BScN MCISc-WH CETN(C)
Contacts from Hollister, ConvaTec, Salts
Current CAET President, Contacts from Crohn’s and Colitis, Colorectal Cancer Assoc., Bladder Cancer Canada

Special Committees, Task Forces and Advisory Groups - Administrator: Ann Ivol

CommitteeLeaderMembers
Peer Support Group Pilot Project (Volunteer Services)Ed TummersSteve Maybee
Roger Ivol
Richard Olley
Jim Fitzgerald

Nominations to Executive and Board

Elections for Officers and Directors of the Ostomy Canada Society are held annually at the National Council Meeting (AGM)

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