2017-2018 Board of Directors

The Canadian Dermatology Association is governed by a board of dermatologist elected by the CDA members along with two (2) dermatology residents and the JCMS Editor-in-Chief, who are appointed annually by the Board of Directors.

Dr Julie Powell

Dr Mariusz Sapijaszko
Immediate Past President

Dr Neil Shear
President Elect

Dr Kerri Purdy
Vice President

Dr Sam Hanna (2016-2018)

Dr Irina Turchin (2017-2019)

Dr Peter Green (2017-2020)
Regional Director – Atlantic Provinces

Dr Genevieve Therien (2015-2018)
Regional Director – Quebec

Dr Alexandra Mereniuk (2016 – 2019)
Regional Director – Quebec

Dr Jennifer Beecker (2015-2018)
Regional Director – Ontario

Dr Afsaneh Alavi (2016-2019)
Regional Director – Ontario

Dr Catherine Zip (2016-2019)
Regional Director – Prairie Provinces

Dr Iren Kossintseva (2017-2020)
Regional Director – British Columbia

Dr Kirk Barber
Editor-in-Chief, JCMS

Ms. Chantal Courchesne
Chief Executive Officer

Dr Sabrina Nurmohamed
CDA-RFS Representative

Dr Noelle Wong
CDA-RFS Representative

Dr Mark Kirchhof
CDA Representative on Royal College Specialty Committee