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Working Groups & Committees

Working groups and committees are essential to the functioning of the branch and provide support the Ontario Branch Executive Council.  Each committee and working group consists of a group of dedicated public health professionals who volunteer their time to support the institute and field of public health inspection.  Membership within each committee or working group consists of a chair and 5-10 members.

Membership Support Working Group

The CIPHI Membership Committee consists of five Public Health Inspectors from across the province.  The function of the Membership Committee is to engage existing members of CIPHI and to recruit new members.  This Committee also assists the Membership Support and Engagement councillor with the review of CIPHI Ontario Branch award and bursary submissions.

Current committee members are:

  • Lawrencia Ntiri, York Region Public Health  (Chair)
  • Andrea Cooper, Ottawa Public Health
  • Dennis Persaud, Peel Public Health
  • Gurpinder Bajwa, City of Hamilton Public Health Services
  • Henna Malhotra, Toronto Public Health

Contact the committee at .

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Communications Working Group

  • Jeanine Middleton - Sudbury District Health Unit
  • Brandon Krupa - Niagara Region Public Health

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Food Safety Working Group

The CIPHI Ontario Branch Food Safety Working Group provides support to the Ontario Branch Executive Council by assisting in the promotion, education and advocacy of areas related to Food Safety.  The group assists with the development, review and promotion of food safety resources and facilitates the sharing of pertinent information that would be of benefit to public health inspectors.

Current committee members are:

  • Michelle Martin, Durham Region Health Department (Chair)
  • Danny Martin, Peel Health Unit
  • Steven Rebellato, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
  • Clothilde Howieson, Eastern Ontario Health Unit
  • Theresa Warren, Lambton Public Health Unit
  • Brian Thompson, Toronto Public Health
  • Nik Tymoszewicz, Halton Health Unit
  • Stefanie Georgopoulos, Durham Region Health Department

Contact the committee chair at .

Terms of Reference
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Infectious Disease Working Group

Details coming soon.

Current committee members are:

  • Christina Milani, Grey Bruce Public Health (Interim Chair)
  • Alicia Lowe-Downes, Toronto Public Health
  • Roxana Nassiri, Huron County Health Unit
  • Laura Farrell, Public Health Ontario
  • David Ryding, Public Health Ontario
  • Mark Anderson, Ottawa Public Health
  • Jennifer Snow, City of Hamilton Public Health Services
  • Ken Colquhoun, Niagara Region Public Health
  • Heidi Pitfield, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (Ad-Hoc, Outgoing Chair)

Contact the committee chair at .

Terms of Reference
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Healthy Environments Working Group

Details coming soon.

Current committee members are:

  • Brenda Armstrong, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (Chair)
  • Shawn Telford, Ontario Parks – Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
  • Lal Rishi, Niagara Region Public Health
  • Ratna Pardal, Toronto Public Health
  • Ruxhin Amooyan, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Contact the committee chair at:

Terms of Reference
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Regulated Profession Working Group

Details coming soon.

Current working group members:

  • Beth Driscoll (Chair)
  • Klaus Seeger
  • Christina Milani, Grey Bruce Public Health
  • Ken Gorman, Durham Region Public Health
  • Tamika Latibeaudière, York Region Public Health (OBEC Representative)

Contact the committee chair at .  

Terms of Reference
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Meeting Minutes
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Reports
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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering or would like more information – please contact your Membership Support and Engagement Councillor at .

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