Board of Directors


Members of the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region's Board of Directors guide the organization’s efforts to improve service and care, fund and advance research, educate the communities we serve and mobilize support for the disease.

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We are looking for dementia champions to join our Board of Directors

A circle of diverse hands putting together a white puzzle. Text reads Durham Region needs Dementia Champions

Would you like to be part of a passionate Board of Directors dedicated to improving the quality of life of those living with dementia in Durham Region?

Are you business savvy? Are you a governance whiz? An IT guru? Do you have experience in marketing, fund development or healthcare? Any other hidden skills or talents that you could contribute?  If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Consider joining our Board of Directors. Give back to your community and become a dementia champion.

If interested in becoming a Board member, please download the application package here

Please submit your application to Gillian Barrie, ASDR CEO at [email protected] for consideration.

Every five minutes someone in Canada is diagnosed with dementia. Currently, there are 11,843 persons living with dementia in Durham Region, and that number is expected to double by 2030.

For over 40 years, the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region has been dedicated to improving the quality of life of those living with dementia, their care partners and families in our community. While there is currently no cure, our vision is to live in a community where people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are accepted and supported in their environment.

Board of Directors Profiles 2021-22

Brian McAuley Bio
Sheryl Wedderburn Board Profile
Shazil Bio
Marilyn Bio
Megan Bio
John Bio
Deanna Bio
Liane Bio
Carolyn Bio
Brian Harris Bio
Kelly Turcotte