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.

Acting Chairperson

Leslie Galway

Newfoundland and Labrador
Leslie Galway

Chief Executive Officer
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission

Representing

Employer Associations

John Beckett

Federally Regulated Employers
John Beckett

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

Helder Botelho

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Helder Botelho

AOC Resins and Coatings
Plant Manager

Andrea O. Nalyzyty

Canadian Bankers Association
Gordon Lloyd

Vice-President, Employee Relations, Policy
Governance & HR Operations Human Resources
CIBC

Marcel Pouliot

Canadian Transportation Association
Marcel Pouliot

Vice President, Safety & Fleet
Trimac Transportation

Representing

Labour Associations

Andrea Peart

Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
Andrea Peart

National Representative
Health Safety and Environment

Sari Sairanen

Unifor
Sari Sairanen

National Director Health, Safety & Environment

Troy Winters

Canadian Union of Public Employees
Sari Sairanen

Senior Health and Safety Officer
Canadian Union of Public Employees

Nomination pending (1)

Representing

Provincial and Territorial Governments

Ross Nairne

Alberta
Ross Nairne

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

Diana Miles

British Columbia
Diana Miles

President and Chief Executive Officer
Worksafe BC

Leslie Galway

Newfoundland and Labrador
Leslie Galway

Chief Executive Officer
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission

Shelley Rowan

Nova Scotia
Shelley A. Rowan

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

Phillip Germain

Saskatchewan
Phillip Germain

Vice-President,
Prevention & Employer Services
Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

Kimberley Henney

Yukon
 William (Bill) Reid

Manager, Occupational Health & Safety
Yukon Government

Nomination pending (6)

President

Gareth Jones

Acting President and Chief Executive Officer

Secretary-Treasurer

Frank Leduc

Vice-President, Finance/CFO

Secretariat

MaryEllen Wehrle

Executive Assistant