CHAIR - Coalition for Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction

Member Directory

MEMBERS Description Type
Aereus Technologies  

Pioneer in the global metallic antimicrobial coating industry



Supporting Member
Albright Manor  


Albright Manor is a 232 bed Long Term Care Facility serving the West Niagara Region



Honorary Member Individual
Alain Trahan  

H2o Biotech, Distributor of water treatment
solutions and more specifically Copper Silver ionization for Hot Water systems in Hospitals and Filtering solutions for Point of use


Individual member
Allan Rogers  

Business development of PhotoxAir™ an advanced indoor air purification system that
significantly reduces harmful airborne microorganisms


Individual member
Barley Chironda  

President Elect – Greater Toronto Area Professionals in Infection Control (IPAC-GTA)


Honorary Member Individual
Canadian Association of Environmental Management (C.A.E.M)  

National association of managers, supervisors, self-employed people, corporate and associate members involved in the environmental services field. 



Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association  

Communications and advisory group for the copper industry 


Supporting member
Christian Broughton  

Business Development Manager, Permul, Missisauga


Christopher McLeod  

R & D Manager of a Canadian drain manufacturer- developed data on the influence of a variety of drain treatments on gram negative bacterial growth

Individual member
Class 1 Inc.  

Leading Canadian manufacturer of medical gas systems, headwalls & medical supply units 


Founding member (Supporting member)
Debbie Richarz  

Director, Food and Environmental Services, Grand River Hospital 


Honorary Member Individual
Douglas Wright  

President, Scigiene Corporation, Toronto


Individual Membership
Dr Benjamin R Cooperband  

Dental Surgeon 


Honorary Member Individual
Dr. Russell Blair Egerdie  

Vice President, Medical Affairs, St Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener 


Honorary Member Individual
Fox Healthcare Consulting  

Healthcare consulting in operations, clinical support services and construction/development.


Honorary Member Individual
Giovanna Zinken  

Program Director
Infection Prevention and Control, St Mary’s Hospital, Kitchener 


Honorary Member Individual
Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (c/o Craig Doerksen, Divisional Director, Facility Management)  

A 858 bed, tertiary care facility, 3.2 million sq.ft., on over 32 acres in downtown/core/urban area of Winnipeg 


Honorary Member Organization
Heather Candon  

Infection Control Professional working at Mackenzie Health in Toronto


Honorary Member Individual
Kara Flannigan  

Public Health Inspector with Algoma Public Health


Honorary Member Individual
Kent Waddington  

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care 


Honorary Member Individual
Keven Campgna  

Supervisor/R&D at Lambton Doors interested in reducing HAIs


 Individual Member
Maja McGuire  

Manager, Infection Prevention and Control, North York General Hospital 


Honorary Member Individual
Michael Rochon  

President of Process Cleaning Solutions Ltd.


Honorary Member Individual
Michael Rotstein  

Manager, Infection Prevention Control, Medical Device Reprocessing Department, and Eye Clinic


Honorary Member Individual
Mike Snyder  

Vice President, EOScu Development, EOS Surfaces, California 


Individual Member
Monica Stanton  

Director, Guest Services Network, Windsor Regional Hospital


Honorary Member Individual
Natasha Salt  

Interim Director, Infection Prevention and Control at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center.


Honorary Member Individual
Patrick Racine  

VP at Klenzoid Canada, Inc. and member of the ASHRAE SPC 188 committee on Legionella Prevention


Individual member
R&C Dixon Consulting Ltd  

Consulting services to health care facilities internationally 


Founding member (Individual member)
Raymond Wang  

RayCorp – Scientific Research & Engineering
The Winner of Gordon E. Moore Award at Intel 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 


Honorary Member Individual
Roger Holliss  

Dir. Engineering / Redevelopment, Bio-Medical Services 


Honorary Member Individual
Teck Resources LTD  

Canada’s largest diversified resource company committed to raising awareness about the devastating impact HAIs and the role of antimicrobial copper in improving patient outcomes


Supporting Member
Teegor Consulting Inc.  

Professional Engineering support to healthcare organizations throughout Canada and the United States


Individual member
William A. Anderson  

Professor & Director of Admissions, University of Waterloo Chemical Engineering Department 


Honorary Member Individual