Speakers:
Jason Albert
First Nations University of Canada
Joanne Azevedo
School of Social Work at York University
PhD Candidate
Marlyn Bennett
University of Manitoba
Director/Assistant Professor of the Masters of Social Work Based in Indigenous Knowledges Program
Laura Bonnett
Adoption Council of Canada
Nicole Bonnie
Children's Aid Society of Toronto
Alisha Bowie
Adoption Council of Canada
Joni Brodziak
Ministry of Children’s Services, Alberta, Canada
Executive Director of Policy, Practice and Program Development
Marlene Bugler
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services
Executive Director
Sarah Caldwell
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Kathi Campbell
Ministry of Children Services, Government of Alberta, Child and Family Services
Acting Regional Director, Edmonton Region,
Jeannine Carriere
University of Victoria
Yvonne Chiu
Multicultural Health Brokers Coop
Executive Director
Dr Peter Choate
Mount Royal University
Professor
Margaret Cordero
NCCD Children's Research Center
Jo Mary Crowchild-Fletcher
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development, Youth Advisory Council
Youth Advisory Council
Philip Decter
NCCD Children’s Research Center
Rick Enns
University of Calgary
Jill Esposto
Brant Family and Children’s Services
Director of Service
Dr. David Este
Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary
Professor
Anahit Falihi
College of Education, at the University of Saskatchewan
PhD candidate
Assunta Gallo
CIUSSS de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (Director on the Board of the CWLC)
Director of Youth Protection / Provincial Director
Judy Gillespie
University of British Columbia
Associate Professor
Deborah Goodman
Children's Aid Society of Toronto
Raissa Graumans
Saskatchewan First Nations Family & Community Inst
Jacquie Green
University of Victoria
Director and Associate Professor in the School of Social Work
Rebecca Green
Children's Aid Foundation of Canada
Director of Grants and Programs
Laura Hicks
Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute
Lesley Hill
CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
Bernadette Iahtail
Creating Hope Society
Executive Director
Lois Isnana
QBOW Child and Family Services Inc.
Shirin Jangi
Ministry of Children and Family Development - BC
Angelique Jenney
University of Calgary
Bjorn Johansson
Wood’s Homes
Program Director
Amanda Keay
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate
Indigenous Engagement Consultan
Daniel Kikulwe
University of Regina
Dexter Kinequon
Lac La Ronge Indian Child & Family Services.
Agency Director
Janine Lafreniere-Vicente
Southern First Nations Network of Care
Jason LeBlanc
Tungasuvvingat Inuit
Executive Director
Gabrielle Lindstrom
Mount Royal University
Deshanna Loyie
Provincial Director of Child Welfare’s Youth Advisory Council
Youth Advisor
Christine Lund
Tungasuvvingat Inuit
Bruce MacLaurin
University of Calgary
AJ Macleod
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development, Adoption and Permanency Branch
Tischa Mason
Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute
Raven McCallum
Indigenous Engagement Branch of BC’s Ministry of Children and Family Development
Program Analyst
Tabitha McDonald
Adoption Council of Canada
Anne Marie Mclaughlin
University of Calgary
Rachel Melymick
Saskatchewan First Nations Family & Community Institute (SFNFCI)
Karen Milligan
Ryerson University
Heather Modlin
Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador
Doreen Moellenbeck-Dushnitsky
Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services Inc.
Executive Director
H. Monty Montgomery
University of Regina Faculty of Social Work (Saskatoon)
Associate Professor
Cathy Murphy
Adoption Council of Canada
Cathy Murphy
Adoption Council
Executive Director
Donna Nelson
WA Family Matters Jurisdictional Working group
Chairperson
Monique Nutter
Multicultural Health Brokers
consultant with Multicultural Health Brokers
Dr. Todd Ormiston
Camosun Colege/ UVIC
Diana Parsons
Children's Aid Foundation of Canada
Director, Campaign and Major Gifts
Jenni Passi
University of Calgary
MPP Candidate
Tara Petti
Southern First Nations Network of Care
CEO
Nancy Poole
Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Sharon Redsky
Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services Inc.
Development Coordinator
Jon Reeves
GOA, Children's Services
Cheryl Reid
Ontario Native Women’s Association
Indigenous Children and Youth policy analyst
Olivia Reynolds
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development, Youth Advisory Council
Roots Practitioner
Sarah Robertson
Brant Family and Children’s Services
Manager of Learning and Development