National Advisory Committee

OVERVIEW: The utilization of a National Advisory Committee is essential to realizing and maintaining the integrity of the original vision, mandate and objectives of the ALL OUR SISTERS 2011 and 2014 conferences, and the National Network. The National Advisory Committee provides guidance and direction to the development, implementation and evaluation of the national network on housing and safe communities for women.

ROLE OF COMMITTEE: The National Advisory Committee:

  • Advises and Guides the Steering Committee through an exchange of expertise and information 
  • Represents the interests and needs of various communities/regions across Canada 
  • Promotes and increases the visibility of the network by identifying, liaising, and supporting linkages with stakeholders, including women with lived experience, service providers and change agents within each members’ respective communities/regions/sectors 
  • Supports the endeavours and activities of the Steering Committee by acting as references and points-of-contact for initiatives

 


NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE - MEMBERSHIP 

Gloria Alvernaz Mulcahy

Western University

 

Helene Berman 

Western University

 

Judith Binder

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp.

 

Kimberley Chester

profiled in "ALL OUR SISTERS" book authored by Susan Scott

 

Lin Conover

Winnipeg Health Authority

 

Barbara Cottrell

Meta Research and Communications

 

Sue Garvey

Cornerstone

 

Arlene Hache

Centre for Northern Families

 

Pamela Harrison

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia

 

Sharon Kuropatwa

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

 

Cheryl Lindsay

Sistering

 

Heather McDonald

London Public Library

 

Pamela Ponic

BC Centre of Excellence in Women's Health

 

John Rook

Alexandra Community Health Centre

 

Gita Schwartz

Street Haven

 

Susan Scott

Author of "ALL OUR SISTERS``

 

Shelley Yeo

Women's Community House

shelley [at] shelterlondon [dot] org 


Do you have experience with the issues of women and homelessness?

Do you live in the far north, western or eastern provinces?

We are seeking a few more women to be involved with the National Advisory Committee.
Please refer to the NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE Terms of Reference below.

Please contact Heather Reid (hreid [at] innovcc [dot] ca) if you are interested or require further details.

Please CLICK HERE for the Terms of Reference.