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  • The Honourable Janice Filmon, C.M., O.M., L.L.D., Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

Board of Directors

The board of directors is made up of volunteers who oversee the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. The board is comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines, including law enforcement, education, psychology, medicine, law, finance, and public service. Board members sit on the board in an individual capacity to provide an independent perspective from their field of expertise and do not represent their employer.

The current board of directors includes:

  • Kathie King, Chair
  • Brian Brown, First Vice Chair
  • Janet Sigurdson, Second Vice Chair
  • Dr. Deborah Lindsay, Secretary
  • Michael Susser, Treasurer
  • Dr. John Wiens, Past Chair
  • Gerry Miller
  • Dr. Laura Mills
  • Scott Naylor
  • Alan Scott
  • Sue Snider
  • Brian Tario

Senior Management Team

  • Lianna McDonald, Executive Director
  • Signy Arnason, Associate Executive Director
  • Noni Classen, Director of Education
  • Lloyd Richardson, Director of IT
  • Stephen Sauer, Director of
  • Karen Chymy, Director of Operations
  • Monique St. Germain, General Counsel
  • Kristin Nuytten, Director of Finance and Administration

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