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Our mission: improve care for frail elderly Canadians.

Strategic vision and leadership for CFN

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance of the Network, and is an active, working body which provides strategic vision and leadership to the Network.

Directors of the Board reflect the interests and concerns of the public, private and academic sectors involved in the Network and have a varied skill set to meet the leadership needs of the Board.

Board members may also sit on two advisory committees to the Board:

  • The Executive Committee advises the Board on management issues, and is responsible for generally overseeing the corporation and providing direction to staff between Board meetings. Members are indicated below by *. 
  • The Audit and Finance Committee advises the Board on audit and financial management issues, and is responsible for the sound fiscal management of the corporation's finances and financial reporting to the Board. Members are indicated below by °.

Board of Directors 2015-2016

 Williams Russell Russell Williams (Chair) *, Canadian Diabetes Association
 Gray Brian Brian Gray (Vice-Chair) *, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
 Birtwhistle Richard Richard Birtwhistle, Queen's University
Blackmer Jeff  Jeff Blackmer, Canadian Medical Association
Ciuriak Dan  Dan Ciuriak °, Ciuriak Consulting Inc.
 Crane David David Crane °
 Gray Jean Jean Gray, Dalhousie University
Horne Fred  Fred Horne
 James Yolande Yolande James, Radio-Canada Television
Laupacis, Andreas  Andreas Laupacis *, St. Michael's Hospital
 Liss Steven Steven Liss *, Queen's University
Muscedere John  John Muscedere *°, Queen's University/Kingston General Hospital/Canadian Frailty Network
 Noseworthy Tom Tom Noseworthy *, University of Calgary
 Resin Joyce Joyce Resin
 Sinclair Duncan Duncan Sinclair, Queen's University
Straus Sharon  Sharon Straus, St. Michael's Hospital
 Thorlakson Deborah Deborah Thorlakson °, Manitoba Foundation for the Arts
 Barrie Carol Carol Barrie (non-voting) *°, Canadian Frailty Network