Leadership and Governance 2020-05-20T15:14:38+00:00

Leadership and Governance

2020 Call for Nominations and Nomination Form

CTS Board of Directors and Executive Committee*

John Granton, President*
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Catherine Lemiere, Past President*
University of Montreal
Montréal, QC

Dina Brooks, President-elect*
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Paul Hernandez, Treasurer*
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS

Richard Leigh, Secretary*
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

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

Patrick Daigneault, Chair, Education & Continuing Professional Development
Université Laval
Québec, QC

Elizabeth French, Chair, Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals Representative
Alberta Health
Edmonton, Alberta

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

Samir Gupta, Chair, Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Larry Lands, Chair, Research
McGill University
Montréal, QC

Melinda Solomon, Pediatric Assembly Representative
Hospital for Sick Kids / University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Pearce Wilcox,  Chair of Long-term Planning Committee
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

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.

Other policies and procedures:

CTS Policy on Tobacco and Inhaled Products

CTS Endorsement Policy

CTS Privacy Policy

CTS Conflict of Interest Policy_Under Review, Fall 2019

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 – Ms. Elizabeth French
  • Asthma – Dr. Chris Licskai and Dr. Connie Yang
  • COPD – Dr. Mohit Bhutani and Dr. Gail Dechman
  • Home Mechanical Ventilation – Dr. Doug McKim
  • Chest Procedures – Dr. Christopher Hergott
  • Pediatric Assembly – Dr. Sze Man Tse
  • Interstitial Lung Disease – Dr. Martin Kolb
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease – Dr. Andrew Hirsch
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing – Dr. Najib Ayas
  • Tuberculosis & Infectious Disease – Dr. Dick Menzies