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Dr. Vicky Veitch Wolfe

CHAIR
Dr. Vicky Veitch Wolfe

Dr. Vicky Veitch Wolfe is a clinical psychologist with Halifax Community Mental Health at IWK Health Centre. Dr. Wolfe oversees the various Section committees and activities, and provides leadership for the section activities during the CPA annual convention.

Dr. Deanne C. Simms

PAST-CHAIR
Dr. Deanne C. Simms

Deanne.simms@iwk.nshealth.ca

In addition to my work on the PHHC Executive, I am currently working with children, youth and their families in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings at the IWK in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Dr. Amanda Pontefract

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Dr. Amanda Pontefract

apontefract@toh.ca
I am the Profession Leader for Psychology at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH). My role as Secretary/Treasurer includes keeping a record of section activities, including the minutes of general meetings and of the Executive Committee. I work with CPA Head office to maintain and up-to-date list of members, including a record of dues paid. I am responsible for of the care and custody of the funds and other assets of the Section. As signing officer, I make the payments of approved expenses.

 

Dr. Simone Kortstee

CHAIR ELECT
Dr. Simone Kortstee

Dr. Simone Kortstee is the Professional Practice Leader at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. As PHHX Section Chair Elect, Dr. Kortstee assists with planning and organizing section activities and responsibilities, and will be actively involved in transition to Chair responsibilities during the 2018 convention. Dr. Kortstee has been involved with the Leadership Committee for the past four years, and will continue to support that committee.

Dr. Dawn Phillips

MEMBER AT LARGE (Chair, Convention Committee)
Dr. Dawn Phillips

dawn.phillips@saskatoonhealthregion.ca , dr.d.phillips@hotmail.com.
For the past 16 years I have worked as a staff psychologist in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology, Saskatoon Health Region. As a new member to the Executive (Member-at-large), my primary role will be acting as Chair of the Convention Committee, however, I look forward to learning and contributing the Section and other Committees as needed.

Dr .Marcie Balch

MEMBER AT LARGE
Marcie Balch

I am the Psychology Practice Leader at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS where I currently work with children and adolescents in the Mental Health and Addictions program. I was honoured to be the first Student Representative to the PHHC Section upon its inception in 2013. I have since returned to PHHC as Member at Large and look forward to contributing to the Section as needed.

Julia Grummisch

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Julia Grummisch

juliagrummisch@hotmail.com
The student representative serves as a liaison between student members and the PHHC section, and helps the executive to create more opportunities for students' involvement (e.g. Graduate Student Symposium at the Convention).

Julia Grummisch is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Regina. She has interests in clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology and has completed clinical practicums at The Ottawa Hospital, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.