News from the CCD Annual General Meeting

CCD Has New Executive

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Winnipeg on 9 June 2012, the Council of Canadians with Disabilities elected a new Executive Committee:

  •  Tony Dolan, Chairperson
  •  Pat Danforth, 1st Vice Chair
  •  Steve Estey, 2nd Vice Chair
  •  Marc Workman, Secretary
  •  Anne McPhee, Treasurer
  •  Carmela Hutchison, Member at Large on Executive Committee

Committee Chairs

The CCD Council reappointed the following Committee chairs and co-chairs:

  • Pat Danforth: Transportation Committee
  • Steve Estey: International Development Committee
  • Marie White: Social Policy Committee
  • Dean Richert and Anne Levesque: Human Rights Committee
  • Dean Richert and Rhonda Wiebe: Ending of Life Ethics Committee
  • John Rae and Gary Birch: Access to Technology Committee

CCD Recognizes Leaders

During the Annual Meeting, Tony Dolan announced the following recipients of this year’s CCD Awards:

  • Johanna Johnson, nominated by BCCPD
  • Marlin Styner, nominated by ACCD
  • Gayle Dixon, nominated by SK Voice
  • Colleen Watters, nominated by MLPD
  • Pierre-Yves Lévesque, nominated by COPHAN
  • Louise Gillis, nominated by NS-LEO
  • Peter Doucette, nominated by the PEI Council of People with Disabilities
  • Leanne Gallant, nominated by the CAD
  • Laurence Parent, nominated by the DAWN-RAFH Canada
  • Eugène Leblanc, nominated by the NNMH
  • Dominic Sigouin, nominated by TVAC
  • Sylvain Bergeron, nominated by People First of Canada
  • Christine Kelly and Erica Carson, nominated by CWD – O
  • Sharlyn Ayotte, nominated by AEBC
  • Karen Hollett, nominated by NWT Disabilities Council.