The OSNM Executive & Board Members 2018-2019

Get to know your executive and board members who represent you at OSNM - click name to send an email.

Maria Gomer, NM

Pat Sylvain, NM


 Jo Anne Young, NM

Marg Mitchell, NM

 Leslie Edwardson, NM


Provincial Reps
Sue Brush, CNM- Year 1
Christeen Read, NM – Year 2

Rosemarie Westberg, NM

Education Co-Chair

Stephanie Robert-MacIsaac, NM

Communications Co-Chair
Melanie Dupuis, NM


Membership Co-Chair

Healthcare Liason
Judy Kirby, NM

Healthcare Co-Chair

Best-Practice Chair - Ad-Hoc
Andrea Blain, NM

Conference Coordinator
Lorrie Plein

Conference Co-Chair
Lesley Edwardson, NM



Area A,B Rep (Ottawa, Golden Triangle)

Area C (Kingston)

Area D Rep (North Bay)

Area E Rep (Kawarthas)
Neil MacDonald, NM

Area F Rep (Toronto)

Area G Rep (Barrie)
Judy Kirby, NM

Area H Rep (Kitchener-Waterloo)
Rosemarie Westberg, NM

Area J Rep (Grey Bruce)

Area K Rep (Thunder Bay)

Area L Rep (London)
Sue Brush, NM

Area M Rep (Hamilton)
Scott Murray, NM





    Wednesday, November 27
    Noon to 1:00 pm (EST)
    Registration required

    Key topics covered include:
    •  The latest scientific evidence on saturated fat and its association with CVD outcomes and mortality
    •  The PURE study and some of its key findings for saturated fat, carbs and various foods
    •  The PURE healthy dietary pattern

    Speaker: Andrew Mente, PhD, MA
    Principal Investigator – Population Health Program, Population Health Research Institute
    Associate Professor – Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University 


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    Published Qindex study highlights quality in LTC homes

    The Association is pleased to announce that last year’s Qindex research conducted in partnership with the University of Toronto has now been published in Longwoods’ Healthcare Quarterly.

    The Qindex is a composite metric of the nine publicly reported CIHI quality indicators (falls, antipsychotic use, pain, worsened pain, restraint use, worsened physical functioning, improved physical functioning, depression, and pressure ulcers).

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    Together We Care 2020 is Canada’s largest gathering of long-term care and retirement community professionals.

    EVENT INFO- DATE: March 30 - April 1, 2020


    Toronto Congress Centre
    650 Dixon Rd,
    Toronto, ON M9W 1J1
    Tel: (416) 245-5000                                                                                     More Information

  • This year's theme will focus on Sustainable Diets.

    Environmental sustainability of food production is a growing area of interest for consumers around the globe. Dietitians are eager to understand the complexity and facts around sustainability and development of nutritious and healthy diets.

    You will have the opportunity to listen to internationally recognized speakers on this topic including from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, McGill University, the University of California, Davis and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

    To view the program, select the city that best accommodates you: - Montreal on October 29 - also offered via webcast in French - Edmonton on October 30 - also offered via webcast in English For more information visit our website. 




    AdvantAge Ontario

    Fall 2019 Education Calendar

    Get Informed.  Stay Current.  Timely, sector-specific educational events on current and emerging issues and developments.

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    Active and Health Senior (Retirement Homes) Living Operations Certificate

    Click here to learn more about this new certificate program from Humber!