Council of Governors

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is governed by a tripartite council representing governments (federal, provincial and territorial), employers, and labour, which assists in delivering a trustworthy and complete occupational health and safety service, and ensures that the information CCOHS disseminates is unbiased.

Chairperson

Gary Robertson

Assistant Deputy Minister
Compliance, Operations and Program Development, Labour Program
Employment and Social Development Canada

Representing

Employer Associations

John Beckett

Federally Regulated Employers

Vice President, Training, Safety & Recruitment
BC Maritime Employers Association

Andrea O. Nalyzyty

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Vice-President & Associate General Counsel, Governance and Government Relations
CIBC Corporate Services

Marcel Pouliot

Canadian Transportation Association

Vice President, Safety & Fleet Innovation
Trimac Transportation

Nina Mankovitz

General Manager Health, Safety and Environment, Aluminium
Rio Tinto

Representing

Labour Associations

Troy Winters

Canadian Union of Public Employees

Senior Health and Safety Officer
Health & Safety, Research, and Job Evaluation
Canadian Union of Public Employees

Tara Peel

Canadian Labour Congress

National Representative, Health, Safety and Environment
Canadian Labour Congress

Sari Sairanen

Unifor

National Director Health and Safety
Unifor

Denis St-Jean

Public Service Alliance of Canada

National Health and Safety Officer
Public Service Alliance of Canada

Representing

Provincial and Territorial Governments

Trevor Alexander

British Columbia

Senior Vice-President, Operations, Worker & Employer Services
WorkSafeBC

Shelly Dauphinee

New Brunswick

Vice President, WorkSafe Services
WorkSafeNB

Sophie Dennis

Ontario

Deputy Minister
Ontario Ministry of Labour

Luanne Gallant

Prince Edward Island

Chief Executive Officer
Workers Compensation Board of PEI

Dave Grundy

Northwest Territories

President and CEO
Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission

Jamie Hall

Manitoba

Chief Operating Officer
SAFE Work Manitoba

Ross Nairne

Alberta

Executive Director of the Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Program Development Branch
Alberta Jobs, Skills, Labour and Training

Shelley Rowan

Nova Scotia

Vice President, Prevention and Service Delivery
Workers` Compensation Board of Nova Scotia

Nomination pending (4)

President

Anne Tennier

President and Chief Executive Officer

Secretary-Treasurer

Kimberly Pirhonen

Acting Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Secretariat

Ivy Lumia

Corporate Secretary