Board Of Directors 2015-16
All Board members hold a membership in NICE General Duties: A Board member is fully informed of organizational matters, and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel, and advocacy.
Louise Plouffe, is Senior Technical Officer in the Ageing and Life Course Programme, World Health Organization where she coordinates the development of a Global Age-Friendly Cities Guide in collaboration with partners in over 30 cities worldwide.
Peter Donahue is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary. He played an integral role in the establishment of the Faculty of Social Work’s concentration in gerontological social work introduced in 2002.
Dr. Frank is an associate professor in the department of Medicine at Queen's University working in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. He completed family medicine training at Queen's in 1991 and Care of the Elderly training in 1993
Elsa Marziali is a Senior Scientist at the Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest. She is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine.
Professor Mary Fox has several years’ experience working in acute and long-term care and geriatric day hospital environments. Her research program is focused on the older population with complex chronic disease..
Ariela Lowenstein is Full Professor, Graduate Department of Aging Studies and Head, Center for Research and Study of Aging, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel.
Sandra P. Hirst is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing, Universityof Calgary. She has served on the Board of CAG since 1998 and is one of the CAG representatives on the Canadian Health Network Seniors Affiliate Consortium.
Veronique currently holds a CIHR Schlegel Industrial Research Chair in Enhanced Seniors Care at the Research Institute of Aging- University of Waterloo and Conestoga College
Arlene Bierman is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. A geriatrician and health services researcher, Bierman’s research interests include women’s health, access to care and aging.
Barry Goldlist, Chair, Board of Directors
Dr. McDonald is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Human Development, Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto. In 2002 she was awarded the Governor General’s Golden Jubilee medal.