Conference Committee

Planning Committee

Stacey Walsh

Social Worker, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
Vancouver, BC

Angela Clancy

Executive Director, Family Support Institute
New Westminster, BC

Tanya Brown

ASCD Coordinator, Coast Fraser North Region
Squamish Nation Ayas Men Men Child and Family Services
So-Sah-Latch Family Center
North Vancouver, BC

Dana Brynelsen

Community Representative, former Provincial Advisor, Infant Development Program of BC, Retired
Halfmoon Bay, BC

Diana Elliott

Provincial Advisor, Aboriginal Infant Development Programs
Victoria, BC

Jason Gordon

Provincial Advocate, BC Association of Child Development and Intervention (BCACDI)
Kelowna, BC

Kristina Hiemstra

Director, Interprofessional Continuing Education, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Beth Hutchinson

Provincial Co-ordinator, Parent-Child Mother Goose Program in BC
Vancouver, BC

Sue Khazaie

President of the Board, Society for Children and Youth of BC
President of the Board, Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Langley, BC

Sally McBride

Knowledge Translation (KT) Manager, Human Early Learning Partnership
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Lorelyn Meisner

Physiotherapist, BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC

Judie Sahadeo

Infant Development Consultant
Langley, BC

Sue Sterling

Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Consultant for the Interior Region, Ministry of Children & Families –Interior Region Contractor
Early Childhood Education Instructor, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Merritt, BC

Sonya Vellet

Vellet and Associates Child Psychological services, Inc.
Vancouver, BC

Michaela Woolridge

PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Elaine Zamardi

Project Officer
AIDP/ASCD Provincial Office
Vancouver, BC


Advisory Committee

Mary Lee Best

Coordinator, Alan Cashmore Centre
Vancouver, BC

Michelle Horn

Program Manager, Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre / Health Literacy
BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority
Vancouver, BC

Sarah Kobayashi

Social Worker, Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society
Vancouver, BC

David Phillips

Operations Manager, MCFD, Richmond / Vancouver West, Regional Manager ECD
Vancouver, BC

Evelyn Wotherspoon

Clinical Social Worker, Early Childhood Mental Health, Evelyn Wotherspoon and Associates Ltd
Calgary, AB