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

representingEmployer Associations

Joseph Bajzath

Director, Corporate Safety & Emergency Management Air Canada

Nina Mankovitz

Vice President Health, Safety, Environment and Communities, Aluminium Rio Tinto

Lori Kennedy

Directory Regulatory Affairs Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway

Candace DiCresce P.Eng.

Sr Director, Safety & Well-beingRogers Communications

representingLabour Associations

Tara Peel

Canadian Labour Congress

National Representative, Health, Safety and Environment Canadian Labour Congress

representingProvincial and Territorial Governments

Phillip Germain

Saskatchewan

Chief Executive Officer Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

Jamie Hall

Manitoba

Chief Operating OfficerSAFE Work Manitoba

Judy Kainz

Northwest Territories

Director, Prevention and Employer Services Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Daniel Strand

British Columbia

Director, Prevention Field Services WorkSafeBC

Cheryl Paynter

Prince Edward Island

Chief Executive Officer Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

Kurt Dieckmann

Yukon

President/CEO Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board

President

Anne Tennier
President and Chief Executive Officer

Secretary-Treasurer

Kimberly Pirhonen
Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Secretariat

Jenni Porter
Corporate Secretary