Board of Directors


The Alzheimer Society of Canada's Board of Directors consists of individuals from across Canada, including a member from each provincial Alzheimer Society.

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Kevin O’Shea, St. John’s, NL

Vice Chair

Christine Penney, Victoria, BC


Luc Pinard, Montreal, QC


Andrew MacIsaac, Windsor Junction, NS


David Anderson, Edmonton, AB

Rev. Faye Forbes, Windsor Junction, NS

Nelson Hagerman, Stratford, PEI

André Halley, Montreal, QC

Refat Jiwani, Toronto, ON

Robert Piasentin, Vancouver, BC

Robert (Rob) Kennedy, Winnipeg, MB

Charlene Callander, Regina, SK

Farhad Sethna, Richmond Hill, ON

Shelley Shillington, Baxter's Corner, NB

Dr. Roger Wong, Vancouver, BC

Darcy Yamada, Edmonton, AB

Honorary Patron

Dale Goldhawk, Pickering, ON

Our executive team

Meet the people at the Alzheimer Society of Canada who are leading our work toward a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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Our people

The staff, volunteers and board of the Alzheimer Society of Canada are strongly committed to supporting people living with dementia, their caregivers and their families. In this section, learn more about the people that make up this organization.

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