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St.Amant acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 Territory, the traditional gathering place of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene people and the traditional homeland of the Métis people. Read More


Advisory Group

Our Community Advisory Group provides valuable input on research and knowledge translation from diverse perspectives. The group currently has 17 members who represent families, service providers, managers, administrators, policymakers, academics and researchers.

The group is open to anyone interested in research on developmental disabilities.


Dr. Peter Cattini
Associate VP Research, University of Manitoba

Eleanor Chornoboy
Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre for Disability Studies

Réal Cloutier
COO, Deer Lodge Centre
WRHA Regional Vice President, Long Term Care
WRHA Chief Allied Health Officer

Dr. Angela Cornick
Director ABA Program & Psychology Services, St.Amant

Lorraine Dacombe Dewar
Director, Accountability Support Branch, Manitoba Health

Dr. Emily Etcheverry
Professor and Director, School of Medical Rehabilitation, and Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Allied Health

Leanne Fenez
Director, Community Residential Program, St.Amant

Janet Forbes
Association for Community Living, Winnipeg

Dr. Jennifer Frain
Executive Director, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families

Beverly Fyfe
Consultant, Program Support Services, Manitoba Health

Michelle Gibbens
Knowledge Translation Coordinator, Research & Evaluation Unit, Division of Research & Applied Learning, WRHA

Olga Krassioukova-Enns
Executive Director, Canadian Centre on Disability Studies

Dr. Michael Moffatt
Executive Director, Research and Applied Learning, WRHA

Kent Somers
Manitoba Families for Effective Autism Treatment

Cheryl Susinski
Executive Director, Rehabilitation Centre for Children