Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors


The Board of Directors oversees CTAC’s affairs from a policy-governance perspective. The officers of the corporation (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) make up the Board’s Executive Committee. The Board is elected by the CTAC membership. To contact the whole board, please email board@ctac.ca or to contact the chair please email chair@ctac.ca.

Terry Pigeon

Chair and Regional Representative – Québec Region
Email : terry@ctac.ca

HIV positive since 1983, Terry has been actively involved in the HIV movement since 1996. He lives in Cowansville, Quebec. His professional experience is in management with finance, human resource and negotiation skills. His involvement in HIV has been at a number of levels: He has extensive Board experience in all levels of HIV: ACCM (local); the FondationQuébecoise du Sida (regional); CATIE, CTAC, and Leading Together Championing Committee (national). He currently sits on CATIE’s board as treasurer.

Roger Tam

Email : roger@ctac.ca

Vice-Chair

I, Roger Tam, am a PHA and a pharmacist with 17 years of experience. I graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1999. As well, I am a recent graduate from the Michener Institute of Applied Science.

I am accredited as a certified diabetes educator (CDE), smoking cessation expert (QUIT), and HIV/STI educator.

Since 2004, I have been a HIV/STI pre/post-test educator at Nine Circles Community Health Centre (NCCHC) in Winnipeg. In 2005, I was elected to the Board of Directors of Nine Circles and in 2008 became board president. I was re-elected in 2014.

James Lister

Secretary

Email : james@ctac.ca

James (Jimi) Lister lives in Verona, Ontario and has worked on a number of committees and Boards.  Some examples of these is the LGLDHU-Harm Reduction Steering Committee; CTAC peer group on HIV/Hepatitis C co-infection; HIV/AIDS Regional Services Kingston.  He also served on the Board of HALCO (HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario).   He recently joined the Board of CTAC and serves as Secretary.

Jasmine Cotnam

Regional Representative – Ontario Region

Email : jasmine@ctac.ca

Jasmine Cotnam, who resides in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is an Indigenous woman who has been publicly open about her HIV+ status since her diagnosis in the last decade. Jasmine currently holds two part-time research coordinator positions at Women’s College Hospital and one of two APHA Liaison positions with the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network.

Jasmine’s previous work history includes working for over four years at an addiction and mental health agency as a Systemic Advocate and at a local ASO as the Injection Drug Use and Hep C Outreach Worker.

David Corby

Board Member

Email : david@ctac.ca

David Corby is a Jack of all trades, polyglot, equal marriage advocate, pastry chef, photo technician, practiced wedding guest, clothing designer, etiquette enthusiast.

David has been an active member of the lgbtq2* community since the mid 90s, has graduated from reluctant queer rights campaigner to fierce equality advocate. Not one to back down from fighting the good fight, David is turning his passion and penchant for pulling together resources from his vast work experience into the advocacy of access to medications for all of Canada.

HIV[+] since 2013 David has threaded the needle of the patchwork quilt that is the Canadian healthcare system and is looking forward to putting his experiences to practical use with CTAC.