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Board of Directors

About the board

A 17-member board of directors governs on behalf of members and is accountable to the membership. It reports at each annual meeting of members on the business transacted. The board’s main role is to govern CNA and set its goals. The board also develops, sets and monitors policy to help manage CNA. The three major governance roles of the board are policy development, advocacy and visioning.

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Highlights from previous board meetings Read more +

For more information please contact:
Debbie Ross
Manager of Governance and Events
Canadian Nurses Association
50 Driveway, Ottawa, ON  K2P 1E2
Tel.: 613-237-2133, ext. 214
Fax: 613-237-5275

Madeleine Ashcroft

Network Representative
2016-2018

Claire Betker

CNA President-Elect
2016-2018

Bryce Boynton

CNSA Representative
2016-2017

Cynthia Bryanton

ARNPEI Representative
2016-2018

Board of Directors - Thomas (Tom) Bursey

Tom Bursey

Public Representative
2015-2017

Tim Guest

CRNNS Representative
2016-2018

Board of Directors - Brenda Kinney

Brenda Kinney

NANB Representative
2015-2017

Jerry Macdonald

CARNA Representative
2016-2018

Board of Directors - Zachary (Zak) Matieschyn

Zak Matieschyn

ARNBC Representative
2015-2017

Julie Nicholas

ARNNL Representative
2016-2018

Joanne Petersen

SRNA Representative
2017

Margaret Rauliuk

ARNM Representative
2016-2018

Barbara Shellian, RN, BN, MN

Barb Shellian

CNA President
2016-2018

Christina Sim

YRNA Representative
2016-2018

Debora Simpson

Public Representative
2016-2018

Board of Directors - Judy Simpson

Judy Simpson

Network Representative
2015-2017

Shawna Tohm

RNANT/NU Representative
2016-2018