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9.7% of households with children are food insecure as a result of financial challenges faced in accessing adequate food.
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Board of Directors

In October 2013, CDPAC became a federally incorporated not-for-profit, and voted in its board of directors.

(Updated Sept 2015)

Mary Collins (Chair)
BC Healthy Living Alliance
The Arthritis Society
Canadian Cancer Society 
Lisa Crawley
Clinical Manager, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Board Member, 
Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health
Canadian Mental Health Association
Jane Tsai
Analyst, Public Policy, Government Relations and Public Affairs
Canadian Diabetes Association
Pat Vanderkooy
Public Affairs Manager
Dietitians of Canada
Lisa Ashley (Chair Elect)
Senior Nurse Advisor
Canadian Nurses Association
Sarah Cruickshank
National Manager of Programs and Public Policy
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Manuel Arango
Director, Health Policy
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Ida Thomas (past-Chair)
Vice President, Children, Teens and Young Adults
YMCA Canada
Barbara Willet
Executive Director, Health Nexus
Chair, Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance

CDPAC's treasurer is Jill Skinner, Associate Director, Policy Development and Analysis, Canadian Medical Association.