- Who we are
- Past President
- Vice President
- Regional Reps
- Our Mandate
- Web-Based Administrator
President - Corinne MacNab
Corinne MacNab graduated with her MSW in 1992 from Carleton U. in Ottawa. Corinne has been with the Regional Kidney Care Program of Simcoe Muskoka in Orillia since 1999, working with patients in the multi kidney care clinic, and patients on hemodialysis in-centre and in the satellite units.CJMacNab@osmh.on.ca Corinne is passionate about palliative care, ethics, and truth-telling. She is a Palliative Care Champion for the Ontario Renal Network, and was the CANSW Regional Rep for Southern Ontario, and then CANSW Vice President for one year, before taking on the role of President in the fall of 2019.
Past President - Michelle Jensen
Michelle Jensen is employed by the Nova Scotia Health Authority and works with dialysis patients and kidney donors at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. She began her social work career in 1993 – BA, McMaster, 1991; BSW, UBC, 1993; and MSW, Dalhousie University, 2001. Michelle worked in geriatrics and mental health before joining the Nephrology service at the QE II in 2006. She has worked with patients across the service from renal clinic, all dialysis modalities to kidney transplant clinic. Michelle has served on the CANSW executive in the roles of Atlantic Representative, VP and President and is currently Past President.firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President - Tricia Hutton
Tricia Hutton is an employee of the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Tricia works with outpatient dialysis patients at both St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon as well as the Camaco Community Renal Unit. Tricia began her social work career in Brooks Alberta before joining the Saskatoon Health Region in 2011. Tricia began her nephrology social work career in 2012 in the Home Hemodialysis Program and move to the in center Hemodialysis Program in 2019. Tricia joined CANSW in 2012 and has served as Saskatchewan/ Manitoba Regional Representative and currently as Vice President.Tricia.email@example.com
Treasurer - Sarah Allen
Sarah graduated with her MSW in 2002 from the University of Toronto. She began her social work career at the Scarborough Hospital working in their large Home Peritoneal Dialysis program. In 2008, she relocated to work in the Renal Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie and has been the CANSW Secretary since 2012.AllenS@rvh.on.ca
Secretary - Nadia Lauzon
Atlantic - Quebec/Nunavut/NB/NS/PEI/NL
- Samantha Mason
- 902-742-3542, ext. 1673
- Samantha Mason is the Nephrology Social Worker for the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia dialysis unit and Kidney Clinic for Yarmouth and surrounding areas. She also works with the stroke team and other inpatient/ outpatient areas at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Samantha is a graduate of St. Thomas University (BA, BSW) and The University of Toronto (MSW).
- Veronica Javier
- 416-438-2911 ext 6775
- Carly Froese:
- Phone: 204-792-3962 - This is a mobile number, so if members wish to text, they are welcome to.
- Hello, my name is Carly. I am new to CANSW and have recently become the regional representative for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. This is a new adventure and I am looking forward to meeting new people and working to help others realize just how rewarding a career as a Renal Social Worker can be.
- Nanette Durand
- Jody Max
- Phone: 604-806-8987