About Us

Empowering  nurses to provide the highest neuroscience nursing care to all Canadians

ABOUT CANN

The Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN) sets standards of practice and promotes continuing professional education and research in neuroscience nursing across Canada

CANN members collaborate with individuals, families, interdisciplinary teams and communities to advance the field of neuroscience nursing care and research, prevent illness and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, neurological disorders

OUR HISTORY

Our Founder’s Story

Jessie Young was a pioneer of neuroscience nursing in Canada. She helped set up the Canadian Neurosurgical Nurses’ Association, which later became CANN-ACIIN.

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Landmark Dates

Key events have shaped the history of CANN-ACIIN since June 1969

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Our Past Presidents

The history of CANN-ACIIN past presidents dates since 1969

Our Past Presidents >

Archives

The archives of CANN-ACIIN past documents since 1969

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THE TEAM

EXECUTIVE TEAM

President

Christianne Krassman

BN, CNN(C), RN

(She/Her)

Vice-President/Secretary

Andrea Cole-Haskayne

BA, BN, RN 

Past President

Jessica Dwyer Milley

BA, BN, CNN(C), CMSN(C), IIWCC, RN

(She/Her)

Treasurer

Suzanne Basiuk

MN, RN

(She/Her)

Partnerships and Philanthropy Officer

Maxime Boutin-Caron

M.Sc, CNN(c), RN

(He/Him)

COMMITTEES AND PORTFOLIOS

Communications and Marketing

Ismália De Sousa

PhD(c), MSc, RN

(She/Her)

Professional Practice and Research

Aline Bourgoin

BScN, CNN(C), RN

(She/Her)

Archivist and Membership

Andrew Kwan

BN, RN

(He/Him)

PROVINCIAL COUNCILORS

Alberta North

Linnea Chao

RN

Alberta South

Hayley Lane

BN, MN, CNN(C), RN

(She/Her)

Nova Scotia

Victoria Adderson

RN

Nova Scotia

Emily Cameron

RN

Quebec

Nadia Ben-Amor

RN

Saskachewan

Stacey Stefanuik

BScN, RN

Ontario Central

Grissel Crasto

MN, BScN, HBSc, RN

(She/Her)

Ontario East

Brammiya Sivakumar

BScN, CNN(C), RN

(She/Her)

Ontario West

Laura Lynn Atkins

RN