Did You Know?

At least 80% of premature heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes and 40% of cancer could be prevented through healthy diet, regular physical activity and avoidance of tobacco products.

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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 Mar 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
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.