2024 AHPA Committee Structure

Committees are chaired by an AHPA Board Member and are supported by AHPA member volunteers. The work of these volunteers is integral to the AHPA being able to fulfill various elements of its strategic plan.

Committee Mandate Chair Members
Executive Committee The Executive Committee is the governing body of the AHPA and is responsible for supervising, controlling, and directing the business and affairs of the AHPA. Michelle Bridge Samantha Holmgren, Mary Ellen Marcon, and Claire Jacek
Professional & Career Development Committee The Professional & Career Development Committee identifies and addresses the learning needs of the AHPA membership, as well as promoting and administering the Clinical Innovation Award. Vacant


Research Committee The Research Committee coordinates the annual AHPA grant competition and reviews abstract submissions by the AHPA members to the CRA/AHPA Annual Scientific Meeting. Karine Toupin April Susan Bartlett, Linda Li, Laura Passalent, Diane Tin, and Marie Westby
Membership Committee The Membership Committee identifies and implements strategies, to maintain and grow the membership of the AHPA. This committee also promotes and administers the Lifetime Achievement Award. Samantha Holmgren Kim Arrey, Michael Denton, Robin Ibbotson-Rickard, and Diane Tin
Website Committee The Website Committee is responsible for ensuring processes are in place for regular updates and reviews of content on the website. Sue MacQueen

Anne MacLeod and Rashmi Mandhane

Liaison Positions

The Liaison Positions are supported by the President responsible for the engagement portfolio (Michelle Bridge).

Liaison Position AHPA Representative
Ontario Rheumatology Association (ORA) Osk Jenkins
CRA Transition Working Group Julie Herrington 
CRA Human Resources Committee Jennifer Burt