2022-22 CATS Executive Committee

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Current CATS Executive Terms


  • *2-year term (ends even years)

  • **2-year term (ends odd years)

  • In 2020, all terms were extended by  year owing to COVID-19 and holding no conference

RoleExecutive MemberProvinceCurrent Term
PresidentDr. Gail DarlingNS2021-23
Vice PresidentDr. John DickieON2021-23
Secretary - TreasurerDr. Richard MalthanerON2021-23
Past President / Nominations ChairDr. Andrew SeelyON2021-23
Annual Meeting Program Committee ChairDr. Shona SmithON2021-23
Education ChairDr. Sayf GazalaON2022-24
Research ChairDr. Biniam KidaneMB2022-24
QI ChairDr. Danny FrenchNS2020-24 (in 2nd term)
EDIA ChairDr. Madelaine PlourdeNS2021-23
Best Practice ChairDr. Janet EdwardsAB2021-23
Communications ChairDr. James ChoiBC2022-24
Industry Relations ChairVacant
RCPSC Specialist Rep. (Observer)Dr. Dalilah FortinON2022-24
Annual Meeting Program Committee Vice ChairDr. John AgzarianON2021-23
Education Vice ChairDr. Mehdi QiabiON2022-24
Research Vice ChairDr. Alison WallaceNS2021-23
QI Vice ChairDr. Negar AhmadiON2022-24
EDIA Vice ChairDr. Sharon OngBC2022-24
Managing DirectorJennifer Artz PhDON2018-


CATS Past Presidents

  • 1998-2000 Dr. David Mulder
  • 2000-2001 Dr. Andre Duranceau
  • 2001-2002 Dr. Helmut Unruh
  • 2002-2003 Dr. Robert Ginsberg / Acting President – Dr. Gilles Beauchamp
  • 2003-2004 Dr. Gilles Beauchamp
  • 2004-2005 Dr. Richard Finley
  • 2006-2008 Dr. Farid Shamji
  • 2008-2010 Dr. Gary Gelfand
  • 2010-2012 Dr. Donna Maziak
  • 2012-2014 Dr. Richard Inculet
  • 2014-2016 Dr. Drew Bethune
  • 2016-2018 Dr. Sean Grondin
  • 2018-2021 Dr. Andrew Seely