National Board of Directors

The Canadian Liver Foundation National Board of Directors is comprised of physicians and private business people who are committed to making a difference in the fight against liver disease.

The CLF Board of Directors is the highest level of decision-making and authority in the Foundation and its role is to act as a public steward by governing the affairs of the organization. Each member serves a term of three years with a possible extension for those who take on a leadership role. 

The following is a list of the CLF’s National Board members:

CHAIRPERSON
Morris Sherman, MD, FRCPC
Toronto, Ontario

PAST CHAIRPERSON,  CHAIRPERSON, INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Kevork Peltekian, MD, FRCPC
Halifax, Nova Scotia   

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Elliott M. Jacobson, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Toronto, Ontario 

CHAIRPERSON, MEDICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (MAC)
Eric Yoshida, MD, FRCPC
Vancouver, BC 

CHAIRPERSON, NATIONAL MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE 
Pascale Cloutier
Toronto, Ontario 

CHAIRPERSON, NATIONAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NEAC)
Diana Mager, PhD MSc RD
Edmonton, AB 

CHAIRPERSON, NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Theresa Albert
Toronto, Ontario

CHAIRPERSON, NATIONAL ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
Rick Jeysman
Markham, Ontario 
 
 
Larry Babins (FINANCE COMMITTEE)
Toronto, Ontario 

Michael Betel (MKTG & COMM COMMITTEE)
Toronto, Ontario 

Lillian Chieh (MKTG & COMM COMMITTEE)
Toronto, Ontario

Queenie Choo
Vancouver, BC

Kim Ewasechko
Calgary, AB 

Michael Galego 
Toronto, Ontario 
 
Mel Krajden, MD, FRCPC (MAC) 
Vancouver, B.C   

Nelson Lee (FINANCE COMMITTEE)
Markham, Ontario

Eberhard Renner, MD, FRCPC (MAC) 
Toronto, Ontario

Vanessa Vidas (FINANCE COMMITTEE)
Toronto, Ontario 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Morris Sherman, MD, FRCPC
Kevork Peltekian, MD, FRCPC
Eric Yoshida, MD, FRCPC
Elliott M. Jacobson, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Pascale Cloutier
Diana Mager, PhD
Theresa Albert
Rick Jeysman
Gary A. Fagan (ex officio)


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