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Community Action on Mental Health and Addiction Stewardship Group

The Community Action on Mental Health and Addiction​ (CAMHA) Stewardship Group has been established to advise on the development of the CAMHA Strategy. This group has come together to provide diverse viewpoints and expertise to the development of the CAMHA Strategy. This group will further engage community, medical experts, concerned citizens, key stakeholders and other orders of government, as required to develop the strategy.

The Stewardship Group’s responsibilities include:

  • Advising on the strategic framework, principles, priorities and partnerships of the CAMHA Strategy;
  • Advising on the overall engagement and consultation approach to strategy development;
  • Endorsement of the overall CAMHA Strategy;
  • Liaising with the collaboration circles to achieve alignment on strategic directions;
  • Provide an initial review of fast pilot proposals;
  • Liaising with the Strategy Development/Operations Collaboration Circle.
​Name ​Organization ​Position/Job title
Name: ​Karen Gosbee Organization: ​Community Advocate Position/Job title: ​Stewardship Group Co-chair
Name: ​Dr. Chris Eagle Organization: ​Community Advocate Position/Job title: ​Stewardship Group Co-chair
Name: ​Naheed Nenshi Organization: ​The City of Calgary Position/Job title: ​Mayor of Calgary
Name: ​Diane Colley-Urquhart Organization: ​The City of Calgary Position/Job title: ​City Councillor, Ward 13
Name: ​David Duckworth Organization: ​The City of Calgary Position/Job title: ​City Manager
Name: ​Dr. Valerie Taylor Organization: Alberta Health Services and University of Calgary
Position/Job title: ​Department Head, Psychiatry
Name: Dr. Laura McLeod Organization: Alberta Health Services Position/Job title: ​Zone Medical Officer of Health
Name: ​Janet Chafe Organization: ​Alberta Health Services Position/Job title: ​Executive Director, Addiction & Mental Health, Calgary Zone
Name: ​Cliff O'Brien Organization: ​Calgary Police Service Position/Job title: ​Acting Deputy Chief
Name: ​Steve Hardy Organization: ​CMHA - Calgary Region Position/Job title: ​Innovation Scaling Advisor
Name: ​Dr. Michelle Gagnon Organization: ​Alberta Family Wellness Initiative, Palix Foundation Position/Job title: ​President and CEO
Name: ​Karen Young Organization: ​United Way of Calgary and Area Position/Job title: ​President and CEO
Name: ​Joanne Pitman Organization: ​Calgary Board of Education Position/Job title: ​Superintendent, School Improvement
Name: ​Andrea Holowka Organization: ​Calgary Catholic School District Position/Job title: Superintendent, Instructional Services
Name: ​Debbie Bruckner Organization: ​University of Calgary Position/Job title: ​Senior Director, Student Wellness, Access & Support
Name: ​Dr. Paul Arnold Organization: ​Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, University of Calgary Position/Job title: ​Director
Name: ​Dr. David Park Organization: ​Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary Position/Job title: ​Director
Name: ​Dr. William Ghali Organization: ​O'Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary Position/Job title: ​Scientific Director
Name: ​Bryan de Lottinville Organization: ​Benevity Position/Job title: ​CEO
Name: ​Curtis Stange​ Organization: ​ATB Fin​ancial​ Position/Job title: ​President and CEO​
Name: ​Whitney Issik Organization: Government of Alberta Position/Job title: ​MLA
Name: ​Jim Gibson​ Organization: ​Thin Air Labs Position/Job title: ​Partner
Name: Mark Fitzgerald Organization: Petronas Calgary Position/Job title: ​President and CEO​

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