Special Thanks

Gail and Mary would like to thank the following individuals who have supported us along our Nurses’ Voices journey. You were incredibly generous with your time and your advice.

Anna Bergen, RN
Senior Nurse Consultant
Territorial Health Services, Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife, NWT

Claire Betker RN, PhD, FCAN
Scientific Director – National Collaborating Center for Determinants of Health
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Erin Cook, RN, MSN
Associate Director, Support Program for the Autonomy of Seniors, Montreal
CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
Montreal, QC

Cheryl Cusak RN, PhD
Executive Director, Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
President, Community Health Nurses of Canada

Judy Boychuk Duchscher RN, PhD
Director, Nursing The Future
Kamloops, BC

Sarah Flogen, RN, PhD
Project Lead, Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP)
Nursing Program
Canadian Nurses Association
President-elect, Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses

Mélanie Gauthier, N., BScN, M. Int. Care N., CNCC(C)
Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses

Lorelei Gibson RN, BSN, MN, CPMHN(C)
Regional Lead (interim) – Specialized Ccommunity Service Programs (SCSP)
Health System Improvement Team
Mental Health & Substance Use Network
Kamloops, BC

Christine R. Halfkenny-Zellas, P.Mgr, CIM
Chief Operating Officer
Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses

Aden Hamza, RN, MScN, inf.aut
Lead, Policy
Canadian Nurses Association

Cynthia Isenor, RN MScN
Health Services Director
Central Zone Critical Care,
Nova Scotia Health, Halifax NS

Pat Mandy RN
Past Chair, De dwa da dehs ney>s
Aboriginal Health Center, Hamilton, Ontario

Annette Martin
Past Director of Development
Canadian Nurses Foundation

Claire O’Gorman, RN, MPH
Knowledge Translation Specialist, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Dipti Purbhoo, RN, MHSc
Executive Director
The Dorothy Ley Hospice
Toronto, Ontario

Nancy Purdy RN, PhD
Associate Professor
Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing
Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

Joy Richards, RN PHD
Vice President Patient Experience & Chief Health Professions
University Health Network, Toronto ON

Ashley Robertson RN
Medical Team Lead – Assisted Self-Isolation Site
The Alex, Calgary, AB

Lori Schindel Martin, RN, PhD
Past President,
Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association

Shiyen Shu, Msc.OT, H.BSc, PMP,CYT
Executive Coach, Leadership Expert, Speaker, Podcast Host
Toronto, ON

Tracy Thiele RPN (Reg. Psychiatric Nurse), MN, PhD(c)
Manager of Nursing Initiatives, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg, MB
President, Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses

Shawna Tohm RN
Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
Yellowknife, NWT

Lucie Tremblay, inf., MSc, ASC,CHE
Director of Nursing
CIUSS West-Central Montreal,
Jewish General Hospital,
Montreal, QC

David Tu, MD
Family Physician, Clinic Coordinator, Vancouver Native Health Clinic
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept of Family Practice, University of British Columbia

Michael Villeneuve, RN, MSc, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer,
Canadian Nurses Association
Ottawa, ON

Amy Vodarek, RN MScN
Certified Executive Coach
Founder, Insight Edge Learning and Leadership
Toronto, ON

Philippe Voyer, Inf., PhD
Université Laval
Quebec, QC

Anne Whelan
President and CEO
Seafair Group
St. John’s, Newfoundland