With pleasure, the COA announces the new chair of the Health Issues Committee, Michele Brenning. Michele began her role with the COA in September 2021 and will work closely with the Board and leadership team.
Michele is an active community member, currently serving as a Board Director with Ottawa Community Housing and she is heavily involved with Ottawa Special Olympics sports programs in a coaching capacity. Michele is a retired Assistant Deputy Minister who has a background in Health Administration. She led the delivery of Health Services (psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, physical health clinics, dental) in prisons across Canada through a team of 1600 health professionals.