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Board of Directors

A volunteer Board of Directors governs MSC. These five Directors are very active in setting direction for MSC as well as championing activities to meet our objectives.

  • Annie Perreault, Director & President
  • Patricia Gougeon, Director
  • Caitlin Salvino, Director
  • Carrie Ivens, Director
  • Beth Lymer, Director

Annie PerreaultAnnie Perreault, M.A. - Director/President

As a Clinical Psychologist and a Clinical Professor working for the professionnal development of residents in family medicine, Annie is devoted and passionate.  Her humanistic and optimistic approach, as well as her strong beliefs in each and everyone's ressources, gives her a charismatic personality.

PatriciaPatricia Gougeon - Director

Patricia is a Communication Specialist who has owned her own consulting firm for the last five years. Helping others is what she does best. Her endless energy, determination and communication skills help many non-profit organizations reach their goals.

Caitlin SalvinoCaitlin Salvino - Director

Caitlin is a current law PhD student at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar. She also has completed a B.A. (Hons) in Human Rights and Law (Carleton University) and a Masters in Philosophy (MPhil) in Law (Oxon). As a result of her community work in the field of campus sexual violence she also sits on the Federal Advisory Committee on Gender Based Violence. In the future, she hopes to return to Canada to complete a formal law degree and combine her passion for the research and practice of law to engage in human rights advocacy.

BethBeth Lymer - Director

Beth Lymer is currently a PhD candidate at York University in Earth and Space Sciences. She is passionate about public STEM education and outreach and has worked for several not-for-profit organizations in this regard. Beth hopes to use her experiences to support the MSC and create a greater awareness surrounding Mast cell diseases in the health care sector and provide support to the patient population.

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