Leadership and Governance 2018-03-14T18:54:44+00:00

Leadership and Governance

CTS Board of Directors and Executive Committee*

Pearce Wilcox, President*
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Andrew Halayko, Past President*
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB

Catherine Lemière, President-elect*
University of Montreal
Montreal, QC

John Granton, Treasurer / Chair of Finance Committee*
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Dina Brooks, Secretary*
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Jean Bourbeau, Chair, Business Development Advisory Committee
McGill University
Montreal, QC

John Gjevre, Chair, Membership Engagement & Communications
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK

Sherri Katz, Past Chair, Pediatric Assembly
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, ON

Larry Lands, Chair, Research
McGill University
Montreal, QC

Chris Licskai, Chair, Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee
University of Western Ontario
London, ON

Diane Lougheed, Chair, Long-term Planning Committee
Queens University
Kingston, ON

Véronique Pepin, Chair, Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals
Concordia University
Montreal, QC

Michel Rouleau, Chair, Education & Professional Development
Hôpital du Saint Sacrement
Quebec, QC

The CTS incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation on August 5, 2015.  The CTS bylaws were approved by the membership at the CTS Annual Meeting in April 2016.

The CTS has a wide range of clinical assemblies that allow members to engage in activities such as the following:

  • Development of guidelines and knowledge translation tools
  • Development of position statements
  • Advocacy

Current assemblies and their leadership

  • Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals – Dr. Véronique Pepin
  • Asthma – Dr. Mark FitzGerald
  • COPD – Dr. Paul Hernandez and Dr. Donna Goodridge
  • Home Mechanical Ventilation – Dr. Doug McKim and Dr. Jeremy Road
  • Chest Procedures – Dr. Christopher Hergott
  • Pediatric Assembly – Dr. David Zielinski
  • Interstitial Lung Disease – Dr. Martin Kolb
  • Pulmonary Function Standards – Dr. Brian Graham
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease – Dr. Steeve Provencher
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing – Dr. Najib Ayas
  • Tuberculosis & Infectious Disease – Dr. Dick Menzies

Read the President’s Message