Board of Directors
Daniel Booth | President
When Daniel Booth steps up to the plate, you know he is going to drive it home. This student recruitment expert is on a mission to empower students to swing big in their careers. With an undergraduate degree in not-for-profit-management from Queen’s University, Daniel is well-versed in thinking “outside of the box.” His strong relationship-building skills and desire to help students and recent graduates make him a natural leader and fan favourite on campuses across Canada. Daniel does not shy away from challenges. In 2007, he ran the Chicago Marathon with his mom and completed the Tough Mudder Challenge with his entire family in 2012. He continues to make strides in his career and enjoys supporting Mixed Company Theatre – the home where in the past, he was the Companies General Manager. Prior to working at RSM Canada, Daniel was the director of alumni relations at the University of Toronto Mississauga, a student recruitment manager at CPA Ontario, the general manager and head of development for Mixed Theatre Company and the touring and education director of Famous PEOPLE Players. His experience in business development has helped Daniel establish lasting relationships with educational and corporate organizations across Canada.
Brian Hutchison | Vice-President
Brian Hutchison is a Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Family Medicine and Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact and the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis at McMaster University. He practiced comprehensive family medicine for five years in a fee-for-service group practice, followed by 25 years in a McMaster University academic family practice. He is a past Director (2002-2005) of the McMaster University Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA) and served as founding Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Policy (2004-2009) and President of the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (2010-2011). He was the Co-Chair of the Canadian Working Group for Primary Healthcare Improvement from 2008 to 2014 and Senior Advisor for Primary Care to Health Quality Ontario from 2011 to 2014.
He is a Board member of Canadian Doctors for Medicare. Brian held a National Health Research Scholar award from Health Canada from 1994 to 1999. He was the 2004 recipient of the Health Services Research Advancement Award presented by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (now the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement). Brian received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research from the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2008. He was selected as the 2013 Hall Laureate by the Justice Emmett Hall Foundation and delivered the Emmett Hall Memorial Lecture, “From Hall to Now: Reflections on Canadian Medicare from a Primary Care Perspective”, at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research. In 2015 he was named as one of 20 Top Pioneers of Family Medicine Research in Canada by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Nadim Allidina | Treasurer
Shoshanah Webber | Member-at-large
Shoshanah Webber is a partner practicing in the Financial Services, Insolvency and Corporate/Commercial Groups at Dentons Canada LLP and is co-lead of the Financial Services Group in the Vancouver office. Prior to entering law, Shoshanah obtained a bachelors degree in English Drama and Theatre from McGill University, spent a year as a ski bum in Whistler and taught English as a foreign language in Japan. Shoshanah joined the board of Mixed Company Theatre in 2008 as it offered an opportunity to mix her desire to serve the community and her passion for theatre.