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Every year more than 150,000 Canadians die from four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs): cancer, heart disease and stroke, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases.
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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 May 2016)

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

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