Archive: Consumer Advisory Council

The Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) was an integral partner in CAN's goal to create a world without arthritis. On behalf of people with arthritis, the Consumer Advisory Council meaningfully contributed to improve the relevance and accessibility of CAN’s work. It is comprised of a diverse membership representing a wide range of arthritis and professional experience, age, culture, language and geographic region.


Dawn Richards Linda Wilhelm
Ontario Representative Atlantic Canada Representative
Toronto, Ontario    

Midland Kings Co, New Brunswick



Delia Cooper Louise Crane
British Columbia Representative Aboriginal Representative
Coquitlam, British Columbia     Calgary, Alberta
  Janet Gunderson
  Saskatchewan Representative
  Glaslyn, Saskatchewan
Simone A. Hughes Iris Maurstad
Alberta Representative Manitoba Representative
Red Deer, Alberta     Winnipeg, Manitoba
Marie-Eve Veilleux Elaine Wychreschuk
Quebec Representative Atlantic Canada Representative
Montreal, Quebec     St. John's, Newfoundland


Allied Members

John Coderre Louise Bergeron
Patient Partners® in Arthritis Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA)
London, Ontario Montreal, Quebec
Gordon Whitehead  
Consumer Advisory Board (CAB)  
Arthritis Research of Canada  
Vancouver, British Columbia