CASN Board of Directors

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CASN Board of Directors 2019-2020


President: Sonya Grypma
Dean and Professor of Nursing, Trinity Western University

President-Elect: Linda Patrick
Dean and Associate Professor, University of Windsor

Treasurer: Kirsten Woodend
Dean, Trent-Fleming School of Nursing, Trent University


Directors – Western Schools

Ann Syme
Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Langara College

Sandra Davidson
Dean, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary

Judy Boychuk Duchscher
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Thompson Rivers University


Directors – Ontario Schools

Sandy Deluca
Chair, School of Nursing, Fanshawe College

Victoria Smye
Associate Professor and Director, Arthur Labatt School of Nursing, Western University

Linda Jane Johnston
Dean and Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto


Directors – Quebec Schools

Amélie Blanchet Garneau
Professeure adjointe, Faculté des sciences infirmières, Université de Montréal

Clémence Dallaire,
Adjointe à la Doyenne, Directrice du programme de doctorat en sciences infirmières, Université Laval


Directors – Atlantic Schools

Alice Gaudine
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Willena Nemeth
Director, BScN Program, Assistant Professor, Nursing, School of Professional Studies, Cape Breton University


Public Representative
Louise Sweatman


Student Representative
Emma Hill
Vice President, Canadian Nursing Students’ Association


Accreditation Bureau Chair
Frances Gallagher
Professeure, École des sciences infirmières, Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé, Université de Sherbrooke


Executive Director
Cynthia Baker
Executive Director, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing