Steering Committee

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Michael Kruse

Chair

Michael is an advanced-care paramedic in York Region, just north of Toronto, Ontario. A theatrical lighting designer as well, he re-trained in 2005 as an EMT-Paramedic Specialist at the University of Iowa and as an advanced care paramedic at Durham College. Michael is currently enrolled at the University of Toronto working towards an undergraduate degree in physiology.

Michael has been active in the science advocacy community for 3 years and blogs at Skepticnorth.com. He is committed to a compassionate defense of science for the betterment of all Canadians.

Michael also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Kimberly Hébert

Kim Hébert is an occupational therapist. She is interested in the promotion of science and reason, particularly regarding therapeutic health interventions. She blogs occasionally about occupational therapy and other health topics at Science-Based Therapy.

Phil Kernerman

Gem Newman

Gem Newman is the organiser of the Winnipeg Skeptics and one of the hosts of the Life, the Universe & Everything Else podcast. He graduated with distinction from the University of Manitoba with a B.Sc. in Computer Science, specialising in artificial intelligence. He is the lead developer at Invenia Technical Computing.