The Board consists of NDs and laypersons from a variety of disciplines

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The Institute of Naturopathic Education and Research (INER) operates CCNM and the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC). INER is registered as a charitable organization and CCNM receives no direct government funding.

CCNM’s Board of Governors consists of naturopathic doctors and laypersons from a variety of disciplines; elected by INER members. The Board’s mandate is to govern the organization [the Corporation (INER) operating as the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)] through effective policy oversight and ensuring executive performance achieves the vision and goals of the organization.


Dr. Colleen McQuarrie, B.Sc., BA, ND (Chair)

Clinic Director and Founder,
Ottawa Integrative Health Centre
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Carol Morley, B.Kin., ND (Vice-Chair)

Owner/Operator, Zawada Health
Mississauga, Ontario

David Nostbakken, PhD (Vice-Chair)

President, China Green Channel
International Director and Executive Vice
President, Ecology Global Network
Ottawa, Ontario

Sameet Batavia, CA (Treasurer)

Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Arnel Beaubrun, B.Sc., ND

Owner, Integra Naturopathics
Calgary, Alberta

Rick Davey, PhD

Toronto, Ontario

Neil Davis, LLB

Partner, Davis Webb LLP
Toronto, Ontario

Victoria Hemming, MBA

Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Daphne Jurgens, B.Sc., ND

Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Christine Davis, B.Sc. (Hons.), ND

Health Promotion Manager, Magna International
Toronto, Ontario

Emily Bell

Student Governor
Class of 2019

Ron Noble, MBA

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Gannady Raskin, ND

Miami, Florida

Eileen Tobey, APR, F(CPRS)

President, beSPEAK
Toronto, Ontario


Non-voting representatives

Bob Bernhardt, PhD

President & CEO, CCNM

Jason Gemmill (Secretary)

Executive Assistant, President’s Office, CCNM

Dr. Lindsey White, ND (Staff Representative)

Director, Clinical Services, CCNM

Dr. Kimberlee Blyden-Taylor, ND (Faculty Representative)

Clinic Faculty, CCNM

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