University of Manitoba
Henry is responsible for the general supervision and direction of the business of the CFMS. Overall goal-setting and vision fall under the President’s responsibilities. Henry also serves as the spokesperson for the organization to the public, the media, the government, and national medical organizations.
Dr. Victor Do
University of Toronto
Victor advises the President and the Board through his role as Board Chair. Additionally, he is the Governance Committee Chair and serves as Chief Returning Officer and Parliamentarian, actively involved with elections conducted at AGM and SGM. Victor also serves as the student representative on the Canadian Medical Association board.
Vivian guides the internal and external communication of the CFMS. She manages the public profile of the CFMS, including the website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn profiles, and engages with news media. Vivian promotes the activities of the CFMS, as well as the successes and advocacy efforts of medical students across Canada. She is responsible for maintaining regular contact with medical school representatives, engaging individual members of the CFMS, and communication with external organizations when this responsibility falls outside of the duties of the President. Vivian is the contact person for any news media requests.
Anson guides the overall fiscal management of the CFMS, and acts as the Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for managing the CFMS bank accounts, investments, expenses, revenue, and payroll. He is also actively involved in broadening the financial resource base of the CFMS by seeking alternative sources of revenue through grants, advertising, donations and sponsorship.
Avrilynn is responsible for directing the representation, analysis and policy of the CFMS on educational issues. She represents the Federation at such forums where concerns of a primarily educational nature are discussed. Avrilynn also undertakes initiatives to enhance the educational experience of members of the Federation.
Director Global Health
Yotakahron is responsible for coordinating the CFMS Global Health Program. She forms and maintains dynamic partnerships with Canadian and international organizations, to support the interests of medical students studying in Canada with respect to global health, international development, and public health.
Director Government Affairs
University of Saskatchewan
Sehjal addresses the organization's commitment to representation through political advocacy initiatives at a local and national level. She serves as the chair of the Government Affairs & Advocacy Committee (GAAC), organizes the CFMS Federal Lobby Day, coordinates position papers, and represents the CFMS on all issues of a political nature.
Director Student Affairs
University of Saskatchewan
Lucas is responsible for overseeing the CFMS Student Wellness portfolio, the CFMS Leadership Awards and for coordinating the CFMS member benefits and services. This position requires collaboration with the National Wellness Officer, Wellness Representatives, and various external partners to promote wellness and resilience. Lucas advocates for and supports members through the development of resources, including the launch of the Longitudinal Wellness Strategy and the STRIVE Resiliency course to promote wellness of medical students across the country.
Regional Directors are fully functioning and voting members of the Board and have the specialized role of ensuring that the board is kept abreast of up-to-the-moment developments at all of the member schools. Regional Directors serve as liaisons between the Board and the medical society representatives and presidents. They work closely with all VPs and other Directors under the direction of the President to ensure communication between the Board and medical societies. They are also expected to take on national projects and responsibilities on behalf of the Board.
Atlantic Regional Director
Dalhousie University New Brunswick
Western Regional Director
University of British Columbia
Reproductive and Sexual Health (NORSH)
University of Alberta