The Canadian Diabetes Association's Board of Directors serve as active participants and are committed to providing the leadership needed to ensure we are successfully meeting the needs of people living with and affected by diabetes.

Board of Directors, 2016-2017

Jim Newton, Chair
Catherine Potechin, Secretary
Suzanne Deuel, Past Chair
Michelle Corcoran
Dawn Gallant
Maureen Kotopski
Ram Krishna
Jim Porter
Diana Provenzano
Ronald Sigal
Jay Silverberg
Ellen Stensholt
Stan Struthers
Michael Swartz

Please send all correspondence for the Board of Directors to:

National Executive Office 
Canadian Diabetes Association 
1400 – 522 University Avenue 
Toronto, ON M5G 2R5


At the Canadian Diabetes Association’s National Annual General Meeting (NAGM) on April 8, 2017, the Delegate members will elect Board Directors. Regular members are invited to submit nominations to the Governance & Nominations Committee for available Director-at-Large positions ( three-year term of office). Attached for your consideration are the following documents for the Call for Nominations:

Interested candidates are requested to send their résumé and completed nomination form by JANUARY 31, 2017 to

After the deadline date, the Governance & Nominations Committee will meet to discuss the candidates, conduct interviews and present their recommendations to the Board of Directors.  A proposed slate will be sent to the Delegates and the election will take place at the NAGM. Delegates are in the process of being elected or appointed in accordance with the Association’s by-laws.  Thank you for your participation in this process.

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