Bruyère Research Institute

Board of Directors

Bruyère Research Institute is a not-for-profit corporation governed by a board of directors.


Our board members 

  • Sally Douglas, Chair and Community  Member
  • Aaron Smith, Community Member
  • Carole Bouchard, Community Member
  • David Brook, Community Member
  • Dinis Cabral, Community Member
  • Thomas Conway, Community Member
  • Mark Jackson, Community Member  
  • Vanessa Taler, PhD, University of Ottawa Representative
  • Lucie Thibault, PhD, University of Ottawa Representative
  • Dr. Phil Wells, University of Ottawa Representative
  • Dr. Carol Wiebe, Bruyère Representative
  • Guy Chartrand, PhD, Bruyère Representative
  • Peggy Taillon, Bruyère Foundation Representative
  • James Wishart, Community Member

Ex-Officio Member:

  • Heidi Sveistrup, PhD, Bruyère Representative

Board Meetings

2019-20 meeting schedule:

  • Oct. 10, 2019
  • Dec.12, 2019
  • Feb. 20, 2020
  • Apr. 23, 2020
  • May 23, 2020
  • Jun. 30, 2020 – AGM and regular meeting

Meetings follow an approved agenda subject to the direction of the chair of the board at each meeting. Anyone wishing to attend or bring matters to the attention of the board may do so by contacting:


Rhonda Maidment

613-562-6262, ext. 2901