Committees, Representatives & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming Committee Positions for 2019/2020

  • COACH
  • Historian
  • Physician Resources

The successful candidates will be announced during the business meeting in Edmonton, Tuesday, June 4, Shaw Conference Centre.  Interested individuals should send a CV along with a letter explaining why they would be right for the job to:  Dr. Mark Taylor, Chair, Nominating Committee, c/o Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 68 Gilkison Street, ELORA, ON N0B 1S0  Fax:  519-846-9529 Email:  [email protected].

2018 / 2019 Committee Chairs

Awards – Dr. Danielle MacNeil, London, ON (2018-2021)
Business Liaison – Dr. Peter Spafford, Saskatoon, SK (2017-2020)
Bylaws – Dr. Trina Uwiera, Edmonton, AB (2018-2021)
COACHDr. Ian Witterick, Toronto, ON (2016-2019)
CPD/CMEDr. Yvonne Chan, Toronto, ON (2018-2021)
Electronic Communications Dr. Laurie McLean, Ottawa, ON (2016-2019)
Ethics/Nominating  – Dr. Erin Wright, Halifax, NS (2018-2019)
FellowshipDr. Dan O’Connell, Edmonton, AB (2018-2021)
General Otolaryngology  – Dr. Nico Moolman, Halifax, NS (2018-2021)
Global Health ChairDr. Jane Lea,Vancouver, BC and Dr. Leigh Sowerby, London, ON (2018-2021)
HistorianDr. David Cote, Edmonton, AB (2016-2019)
Journal Editors Dr. Hadi Seikaly,Edmonton, AB (2007-2017) (2017-2019) and Dr. Douglas ChepehaToronto, ON (2017-2027)
Physician ResourcesDr. Yvonne Chan, Toronto, ON (2018-2021)
Residents RepresentativeDr. Lena Benamira, Montreal, QC (2017-2020)
Representative to the CMADr. Nadine Yammine, Chatham, ON (2017-2020)
Representative to IFOS – Dr. Brian Westerberg, Vancouver, BC (2017-2021)
Representative to the RCPSCDr. Wayne Matthews, Calgary, AB (2017-2020)
Scientific ProgramDr. Vincent Lin, Toronto, ON (2018-2021)
Undergraduate EducationDr. Laurie McLean, Ottawa, ON and Dr. Adrian Gooi,Vancouver, BC (2017-2020)
Women-in-OtolaryngologyDr. Danielle MacNeil,London, ON (2017-2020)
2019 Local ArrangementsDr. Eddie Eksteen, Edmonton, AB (2018-2019)

Special Interest Group Chairs

Cdn Otolarynology Academic Chairs – Dr. Ian Witterick, Toronto, ON
Cdn Program Directors – Dr. Paolo Campisi, Toronto, ON
Endocrine Surgery – Dr. Richard Payne, Montreal, QC and Dr. Jeff Harris, Edmonton, ON
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Dr. Corey Moore, London, ON
Head and Neck Surgery – Dr. Hadi Seikaly, Edmonton, AB 
Laryngology – Dr. Karen Kost, Montreal, QC
Otology/Cochlear Implants – Dr. Allan Ho, Edmonton, AB and Dr. David Morris, Halifax, NS
Pediatric Otolaryngology- Dr. Paolo Campisi, Toronto, ON
Rhinology/Sinus Disease – Dr. Arif Janjua, Vancouver, BC and Dr. Shaun Kilty, Ottawa, ON
Sleep – Dr. Brian Rotenberg, London, ON and Dr. Jason Chau, Calgary, AB
Quality and Safety – Dr. Ian Witterick, Toronto, ON
Vestibular – Dr. Brian Blakley, Winnipeg, MB