The Symposium on Promoting Child and Youth Mental Health would not be possible without the work of the ASI Board of Directors, Program Planning Committee, Youth Program Planning Committee, ASI Coordinators: The Quaich. Inc., our sponsors and volunteers!

ASI 2017 – Program Planning Committee

  • Brandi Bell (ACCESS MH, Young Lives Research – UPEI)
  • Jennifer Bernier (BRAVE │ Centre for Building Resilience through Anti-Violence Education – NS)
  • Barbara Broom (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada)
  • Christopher Canning (Knowledge Exchange Centre, Mental Health Commission of Canada)
  • Ellen Coady (NL Dept. of Education and Early Childhood Development)
  • Lara di Tomasso (Knowledge Exchange Centre, Mental Health Commission of Canada)
  • Joanne Elliott (Community Health Foundation, Medavie Blue Cross)
  • Brian Kelly (First Nations Education Initiative, Inc. – NB)
  • Jillian Kilfoil (Women’s Network PEI)
  • Karen Langevin (Public Health Agency of Canada, Atlantic Region)
  • Pamela Magee (Canadian Public Health Association Nova Scotia/SEAK Project)
  • Shauna-Lee Regular (Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI)
  • Donovan Taplin (Youth Representative, Prime Minister’s Youth Council and ASI Board Member)
  • Christian Whalen (NB Child and Youth Advocate Office)
  • Kathy Whynot (NB Dept. of Education and Early Childhood Development)
  • Patsy Beattie-Huggan (The Quaich Inc., ASI 2017 Coordinator)
  • Malcolm Shookner (Committee Chair, President ASI Board of Directors)