Conference Committees

Expert Planning Committee

Jan Lutke, Conference Chair, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tina Antrobus, MA, RCC, Registered Clinical Counselor, PLEA Community Services, Coquitlam, BC

Michael Charness, MD, Chief of Staff, VA Boston Healthcare System; Faculty Associate Dean, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Dean, Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, West Roxbury, MA, USA

Peter W. Choate, PhD, Associate Professor, Social Work, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Canada

Dan Dubovsky, MSW, FASD Specialist, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Bill Dunty, PhD, Program Director, Division of Metabolism and Health Effects, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Kristina Hiemstra, Director, UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Brenda Knight, Registered Psychologist, Private Practice, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Christine Loock, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia; Responsive Intersectoral Community Health, Education, and Research (RICHER)
Initiative, BC Children’s Hospital & Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Edward Riley, PhD, Distinguished Research Professor, Center for Behavioral Teratology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

Joanne Weinberg, PhD, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, Emerita, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

FASD Leadership Committee

Katrina Griffin

Myles Himmelreich, FASD Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Adult Leadership Committee, Vancouver, BC, Canada

CJ Lutke, Speaker, Mentor, Adult Leadership Committee, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Expert Advisory Committee

Sally M. Anderson, PhD, FASD Activities Coordinator, Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Ilona Autti-Rämö, MD, Medical Director, Insurance Medicine Unit, The Social Insurance Institute, Health Benefits; Adjunct Professor at the Childneurology Department, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland

Dorothy Badry, PhD, RSW, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

Tatiana Balachova, PhD, Associate Professor, Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP), Department of Pediatrics, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Diane Black, PhD, FAS Foundation of the Netherlands, Uithuizen, the Netherlands; and Chair, European FASD Alliance, Landskrona, Sweden

Paul D. Connor, PhD, Neuropsychologist, Private Practice; and Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor, Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Lori Vitale Cox, PhD, Clinical Coordinator, Eastern Door Diagnostic Team for FASD and Related Conditions; Director, Nogemag Healing Lodge for Youth, Rexton, NB, Canada

Elizabeth Elliott, AM, MD, MPhil, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPCH, FRCP, Child and Adolescent Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney; and The Sydney Children’s, Hospitals Network, Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Emily Fitzpatrick, Student Representative; MBBS, PhD Candidate, Paediatric Registrar, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, Sydney, Australia

James P. Fitzpatrick, FRACP, MBBS, BSc, PhD, Paediatrician, Director Alcohol and Pregnancy and FASD Research, Telethon Kids Institute; Director, PATCHES Paediatrics, Subiaco, Australia

Erikson F. Furtado, MD, PhD, University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Division of Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, Alcohol & Drugs Program – PAI-PAD, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Parker J. Holman, Student Representative; MS, MSEd, PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sarah Inkelis, Student Representative; BA, PhD Student, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

Denis Lamblin, PhD, Pediatrician, President, SAFFRANCE; Delegate Director for Local Networks and Regional, National and International Relations, FASD Resource Center, Père Favron Foundation, Reunion Island, France

Hae Kook Lee, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital; College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Rebecca Martell, Clinical Associate, Occupational Performance Analysis Unit (OPAU), Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Philip A. May, PhD, Research Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC, USA

Valerie McGinn, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologist, The FASD Centre, Aotearoa, New Zealand

Mansfield Mela, MBBS, FWACP, FRCPsych, MSc, FRCPC, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Raja Mukherjee, MBBS, FRCPsych, PGDIP EPP, PhD, Consultant Psychiatrist, Tandridge CTPLD; Lead Clinician, FASD Specialist Clinic and Adult Autism Diagnostic Services, SABP NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Moira Plant, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Alcohol Studies Alcohol & Health Research Unit, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Adjunct Professor, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Lina Schwerg, BSc, Student Representative; Master Student, Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam; Assistant Manager of the FASD-Fachzentrum Sonnenhof, Berlin, Germany

Paula Stanghetta, Facilitator, Coach, Trainer, Paula Stanghetta & Associates, Kitchener, ON, Canada

Kenneth R. Warren, PhD, Senior Advisor for Operations, FASD and Science, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Local Planning Committee

Anne Fuller, RN, MSN, Provincial FASD Consultant, Children and Youth with Special Needs Policy, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Government of British Columbia, Victoria, BC

Cheryl McIntee, CPCA-RPC, MPCC, Master Practitioner Clinical Counsellor, Cheryl McIntee Counselling and Consulting, White Rock, BC; CDBC/FASD Keyworker, FASD Collaboration Roundtable, Touchstone Family Association, Richmond, BC

Michelle Sherbuck, Parent, Advocate and Communications Professional, dba Write and Design, Surrey, BC

Kee Warner, Executive Director, Whitecrow Village FASD Society, Nanaimo, BC

Marsha Wilson, MA, Leadership, Faculty Member, Douglas College, New Westminster, BC