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Board of Directors

Elected annually by Network Members, our Board of Directors is composed of thought-leaders across research, policy, practice, and other allied sectors to guide the collective work to prevent and end youth homelessness in Canada.

Chair

Elizabeth McIsaac

President, Maytree

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Treasurer

Michael Herrera

Chief Financial Officer, George Brown College

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Secretary

Mark Tonkovich

Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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Cecile Arbaud

Executive Director, Dans La Rue

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Amir Asif

Vice-President, Research and Innovation, York University

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Scientific Director

Stephen Gaetz

President & CEO, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, York University

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Jasmine Hayes

Executive Director, Capacity Building Center for States at ICF

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Amy E. Horton-Newell

Director, Center for Public Interest Law, American Bar Association

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Veniecia Laylor

Veniecia Laylor

Policy and Research Associate, Aspire Oxfordshire

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Partnership and Implementation Director

Melanie Redman

President and CEO, A Way Home Canada

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Kenn Richard

Director of Special Projects, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto

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Dr. Suzanne Stewart

Dr. Suzanne L. Stewart

PhD, C.Psych

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Eric Weissman

Eric Weissman

Assistant Professor, University of New Brunswick

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