Editorial advisory board

Barb Shellian, RN, MN
Director, Rural Health
Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone
Canmore, Alta.

Shellian is a visionary nurse leader whose contributions to the advancement of nursing in the interest of the public span her professional nursing career. She was president of the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (1995-1997) and served on numerous committees at the forefront of policy changes affecting nursing. She has also been active in CNA, serving on committees and as a board member and president (2016-2018). Shellian played a significant leadership role in the establishment of the Canadian Association for Rural and Remote Nursing, serving as its inaugural president (2004-2006). She was co-chair of the International Council of Nurses’ rural and remote nursing network and is acknowledged internationally for the work she has done to raise awareness and improve the practice of nurses working in rural and remote settings.

Editorial Advisory Board

Glennie Aromin, BSN
Neurosurgery Unit
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, Alta.

Patrick Chiu, MPH, RN
Professional Practice Advisor, College & Association of Registered Nurses of
PhD Student, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta

Renée Descôteaux, RN, MScN
Chief Executive Nurse
Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Montreal, Que.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/renée descôteaux-611973120/

Sherri Di Lallo, RN, MN
Team Lead/Manager, Stollery Awasisak Indigenous Health
Alberta Health Services
Provincial Councillor for Edmonton/West
College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
Edmonton, Alta.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherri-di-lallo-rn-mn-005a3a41

Mary Ellen Gurnham, RN, MScN
Senior Director, Interprofessional Practice and Learning
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Halifax, N.S.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-ellen-gurnham-2a174220

Jennifer Karach, NP
Nurse Practitioner Consultant
Department of Health
Iqaluit, NU

Tess Kroeker, RPN, BHs, MBA
Chair, Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and the Correctional Service of Canada
Abbotsford, B.C.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tess-kroeker-0b06b837/

Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C)
Chair, Wound Ostomy Continence Institute
Adjunct Professor, MClSc program, School of Physical Therapy
Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University
Ottawa, Ont.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlyleblancapn/

Sherry Mullett, BA, LPN
Eastern Health
St. John’s, N.L.

Tracie Risling, BA, BSN, MN, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Sask.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracie-risling-19596822/

Gillian Strudwick, RN, PhD
Independent Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ont.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gillian-strudwick-00b80518; Twitter: @gstrudrn

Paisly Symenuk, RN, BScN
MPH/MSN student
President, Global Association of Student and Novice Nurses (GASNN)
Vancouver, B.C.
Twitter: @paislysymenuk

Shawna Tohm, BSN, RN
Director of Regulatory Services and Policy
Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
Twitter: @stohmrn