Jason Rivers MD, FRCPC, FAAD, President

Dr. Rivers is a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of British Columbia, and a past director of the dermatology residency training program there. He practices medical and cosmetic dermatology at Pacific Dermaesthetics in Vancouver, BC.

Dr. Rivers has been involved in spearheading Canadian public education programs on skin issues for more than 20 years. He is a former national director of the Canadian Dermatology Association’s Sun Awareness and Skin Cancer Prevention Program and continues to serve as Regional Director.

The author of more than 135 articles and book chapters, Dr. Rivers is also an active member of the Canadian Rosacea Guidelines workgroup involved in producing evidence-based guidelines for the successful treatment of rosacea in Canadian patients.

Conflict of Interest statement: Founder, Riversol Skincare. Consultant, speaker or investigator for Allergan, Almirall, Cutera, Galderma, Leo, Merz, Valeant.

Sue Sherlock Chair and Executive Director

Sue is a senior health communications expert with more than two decades experience in the not for profit sector creating and executing public health education and awareness programs that improve lives.

Much of Sue’s career has been spent working with dermatologists to raise awareness among Canadians about skin cancer.

Sue was awarded a Gold Triangle for Excellence in Public Education on Dermatology Issues by the American Academy of Dermatology and received the Public Education Award from the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Kim Jonat BSc, BEd, MEd, Director

Kim is an educator who has worked in secondary schools for the past thirteen years. She taught science and math before becoming a school administrator. She earned her Masters in Education in Educational Administration and Leadership at the University of British Columbia.

Kim firmly believes that it takes the care and compassion of family and community to raise healthy, happy youth. She has a strong interest in social-emotional learning and community involvement.