Steering Committee

Dr. Kim Barker
  • Public Health and Preventative Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Pat Camp
  • Clinician-Scientist, James Hogg Research Centre, Institute for Heart + Lung Health 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Head, St. Paul's Hospital Respiratory Rehabilitation Program
  • BC COPD Service Framework Committee
Dr. Andrew J. Cave
  • University of Alberta
  • CFPC Section of Researchers
  • Family Physicians Airways Group of Canada
  • Alberta Lung Association
  • COPD and Asthma Network of Alberta
Cheryl Connors
  • Canadian Network for Respiratory Care

Dr. Gerard Cox
  • Canadian Thoracic Society
  • McMaster University, Division of Respirology
  • St. Joseph's Healthcare, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, Hamilton

Elizabeth Ford
  • Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Dr. Diego Garcia (Observer)
  • Assembly of First Nations  
Nancy Garvey (Observer)
  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals 
  • Ontario Respiratory Care Society 
  • Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists
  • Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario
Rodney Ghali
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
Dr. B. Louise Giles
  • University of Manitoba
  • Biology of Breathing Research Theme, Manitoba Institute of Child Health
  • Pediatric Respirology Program Director (RCPSC & ABP)
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
  • Canadian Society of Pediatric Respirologists
  • American Academy of Pediatrics & Canadian Pediatric Society
  • Pediatric Technology Dependent (Home Ventilator) Clinic, Winnipeg, MB
Dr. Roger Goldstein
  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine
  • West Park Healthcare
  • Canadian COPD Alliance
Deirdre Laframboise
  • Clean Air Champions
  • Environment and Economy Round Table
  • Green Communities & Active and Safe Routes to School 
Peter F. MacKenzie
  • Board Member, Lung Cancer Canada


Dr. Robert Oliphant
  • President and CEO, Asthma Society of Canada
Dr. Robert Schellenberg
  • Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI)
  • University of British Columbia, Department of Medicine  
  • Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization  
  • BC Lung Association
  • SAC-RAC Health Canada 
  • Royal College Physicians & Surgeons, Clinical Immunology
Bertha Schofield
  • Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals (CRHP) 
Maria Savelle
  • COPD Canada Patient Network
Mary-Pat Shaw (Interim Chair)
  • Canadian Lung Association