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Andria Cowan

National Chair and Chair of Accredited/Student Membership Committee,

Kate Dickson

National Vice Chair

Linda Rendulich

Director, Chair of Ambassador Program

Mina Zeighami

Director, Vice Chair of Accredited/Student Membership

Glen Peloso

Director, Chair of Ethics

Wes McCallum

Director, Treasurer

Emily Grundy

Director, Chair of Affiliates Committee

Deborah-Lynn Vitale

Director, Chair of Marketing & Communications Committee

Cary Pepper

Director, Chair of Sponsorship Committee

Daniela Caporilli

Director, Chair of Gala Committee

Diane Campbell

Director, Chair of Education Committee

Cathy Granert

Director, Chair of DDA Regions

DDA Regions

Regional Directors are responsible for overseeing all regional activities. Regions are also supported by a Regional Coordinator, who manages virtual events and provides administrative support for the local in-person events. Local Liaisons organize and run local in-person events in their communities.

Atlantic Region:

Deborah Soulier, Director

Irene Strang, Event Coordinator

Ontario Region:

Alaa Yassin, Director

Jeanne Grier, Event Coordinator

BC Region:

Lucila Diaz, Director

Jessica Savarese, Regional Coordinator

Alberta Region:

Michelle Smith-Bond, Director

Jeanne Grier, Event Coordinator

For all other Regional inquiries, please contact our national Director of Regional Development, Cathy Granert at