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The following constitutes the Canadian Association for Equality leadership team
Board of Directors

The following individuals constitute CAFE’s Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Term expires 2019 AGM:
Robert Samery (Chair)
Edward Sullivan (Vice Chair)
Jill Hendry
John Robson
Dwayne Walker

Term expires 2020 AGM:
Mark Austerberry
James Brown
Monique Dietvorst
Don Dutton
Paul Sandor
Geoff Stone

President: James Brown
National Executive Director: Justin Trottier
Toronto Client and Program Manager: Dwayne Walker
Ottawa Executive Director:

CAFE Ottawa Regional Governance Board
John Robson, Chair
John Kingsley, Treasurer
Eric Verwijs, Secretary
Jay Kassirer
Olivia Giuliani
Jean-Jacques Desgranges
Keith Savage
Dr. James Emmett
Simon Gardner
Mirindi Chivaza-Ruhana
Sunil Shreedhar

Click here to learn about our Advisory Fellows

CAFE’s national headquarters is in Toronto. CAFE is also active through branches in the following locations:

CAFE Ottawa:
Leader: David Shackleton
Contact dshackleton@equalitycanada.com
Phone: 613-518-1065

Canadian Centre for Men and Families – Ottawa
Address – 292 Montreal Rd., Suite 302 Ottawa On K1L 6B7
Website: www.menandfamilies.org/Ottawa
E-mail: ottawa@menandfamilies.org
Phone: 613-518-1065 (office) or toll-free: 833-CCMFOTT (833-226-3688)
Fax –  613-699-9215

CCMF Ottawa Executive Director: David Shackleton

CAFE Vancouver:
Leader: Rob Kruyt
Contact vancouver@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Montreal:
Leaders: Daniel Bonin
Contact montreal@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Edmonton:
Leader: Sean McMurtry
Contact edmonton@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Calgary:
Leader: Dan McKinnon
Contact calgary@equalitycanada.com

Canadian Centre for Men and Families – Calgary
Website: www.menandfamilies.org/calgary
Contact: calgary@menandfamilies.org
Address: 2804 16th Street SW, Calgary, AB, T2T 4G4 (by appointment only).

CAFE Halifax:
Leader: Mal Maguire
Contact halifax@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Victoria:
Martin Nugter
Contact victoria@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Ontario West (London):
Leader: Darren Vernon
Contact: london@equalitycanada.com
Phone: 226-236-5185

CAFE Winnipeg:
Leader: Kurt Berger
Contact: winnipeg@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Ontario SW (Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, Hamilton):
Leader: Nicole Walker
Contact: ontariosw@equalitycanada.com

CAFE Toronto
Leaders: Steve Murgaski and Hayden Lunardo
Contact: toronto@equalitycanada.com

Canadian Association for Equality Committees

Marketing, Communications and Outreach Committee
Co-Chair: Phil Johnston
Associates: James Russell, Adam McPhee

Outreach Officer: Denise Fong

Multimedia Committee
Chair: Geoff Stone
Associates: Nick Kovats, Max Von Holtzendorff, Sammy Alouba, Adam Zivo, Steve Brule

Research Committee
Chair: Paul Sandor
Associates: Malcolm Johnston, Silvia Medrano, Walid Raine, Kiran Thomas, Max Von Holtzendorff, Haris Chaudry, Veronica Kay

Public Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair: Robert Samery
Associates: Kevin Spykerman, Edward Sullivan, Rehan Khalil, Grant Dingwall

Technical Committee
Chair: Mark Austerberry
Associates: Iain Dwyer, Jaimy Warner, Nick Kovats

Programming and Events Committee
Chair: Malcolm Johnston

Web Development
Chair: Darhana Wijegunarathna

Volunteers and Committee Meeting Schedule

Volunteers and Committees meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM ET

Please contact us for meeting locations as they vary.