Bruyère Research Institute

Board of Directors

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

Our Board Members 

  • David Brook, Chair and Community Member
  • Dinis Cabral, Community Member
  • Thomas Conway, Community Member
  • Vanessa Taler, PhD, University of Ottawa Representative
  • Lucie Thibault, PhD, University of Ottawa Representative
  • Dr. Phil Wells, University of Ottawa Representative
  • Guy Chartrand, PhD, Bruyère Representative
  • Peggy Taillon, Bruyère Representative
  • James Wishart, Community Member
  • Erin Crowe, Community Member
  • Claude Briand, Community Member

Ex-Officio Member:

  • Heidi Sveistrup, PhD, Bruyère Representative

Board Meetings

2022-23 meeting schedule:

  • September 15, 2022
  • November 3, 2022
  • December 15, 2022
  • February 16, 2023
  • April 20, 2023
  • June 15, 2023 – 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:


Navdeep Kaur

613-562-6262, ext. 1615