With an incredible Brain Trust The Creative Spark – Logon for Mental Wellness combines a Board of Directors and team of Advisors whom, based on their specific areas of expertise have, by way of creative expression and healthy activities helped to build a meaningful pathway for young Canadians to break down the stigma of mental illness and to take responsibility for their own mental wellness.

Our Board of Directors:

Ellen Thuringer

Managing Director

Peter Boyle

Director

Edward Moriarty

Director

Robert Heighington

Founder

Deane Stillar

Director

 

In addition to the over 3000 students that have participated in the Creative Spark program the Creative Spark is extremely grateful to the many Mental Health professionals, Educators, Government representatives and Artists for their contribution and advice in support of The Creative Spark – Logon for Mental Wellness program:

Shannon Amey, Teacher Canmore Collegiate High School, Canmore AB

Jodi Anderson, Teacher Canmore Collegiate High School, Canmore AB

Barb Audy, Teacher Lawrence Grassi Middle School, Canmore AB

Trish Bartley, Exshaw School, Exshaw AB

Kim Bater, Trustee Canadian Rockies Public Schools

John Borrowman, Mayor Town of Canmore, Canmore AB

Carrie Burks MSc MFT, Canmore AB

Ron Casey MLA Banff-Cochrane, AB

Sally Caudill, Town of Canmore, Canmore AB

Esmé Comfort, Trustee Canadian Rockies Public Schools

Cassandra Cornacchia, Ryerson University 4th year student in Social Work

Rebecca Dmytriw, Counselor, Canmore AB

Barb Dobson, B.Ed., M.Sc. Guidance Counsellor CCHS, Canmore AB

Sandra Duggleby, Banff Elementary School, Banff AB

Dea Fischer, Artist, Canmore AB

Fred Folliott, Counselor, Canmore AB

Carol Falloon, Counsellor Lawrence Grassi Middle School

Alex Gall, Teacher Morley School, Stoney Reserve AB

Tara Gilchrist, Family and Community Support Services, Town of Canmore

Paula Hanson, Principal Exshaw School, Exshaw AB

Marg Hauck, Teacher Lawrence Grassi Middle School

Rowan Hill, Artist/Teacher, Canmore AB

Ian Hipkins, Logistics, Canmore AB

Dr. Lori Hogg, Canmore AB

Hans Holthuis, Counsellor/Teacher Canmore Collegiate High School, Canmore AB

Sonya Howatt, Teacher Lawrence Grassi Middle School, Canmore AB

Sean Ingram, Senior Development Officer, University of Toronto, On

Heather Kakish, Teacher Morley School, Stoney Reserve AB

Natalie Kelly CA, Canmore AB

Carla Kembel, M.S.W.,R.S.W. Counselor, Canmore AB

Sean Krausert B.A., LL.B., Town Counselor, Canmore AB

Ronda Kraznodemski, Teacher Lawrence Grassi Middle School

Jon Krohe, Teacher Banff Elementary School, Banff AB

Jeff Lodge, Teacher Exshaw School, Exshaw AB

Andrea Mann, Support Teacher

Karen Matson, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, UofA, Edmonton AB

Martha McCallum, BSc, MEDes and Certified Hakomi mind/body psychotherapist

Janice Muench, Principal, St. Paul Alternative Education Centre

Glen Nelson, Principal Canmore Collegiate High School, Canmore AB

Tesa Pankiw, Family School Liaison Worker, St. Paul Alternative Education Centre

Chris Pegram, Stoney Nakoda First Nation, Stoney Education Authority

Dr. Suzanne Perkins, M.D., C.M., FRCP, Canmore AB

Claire Peterson, CCHS Graduate

Don Peterson, Community Programming

Carol Picard, Trustee Canadian Rockies Public Schools

Nancy Pollard, Teacher Lawrence Grassi Middle School, Canmore AB

Chris Rogers, Principal Canmore Collegiate High School, Canmore AB

Amy Sagan, Teacher Morley School, Stoney Reserve AB

Spencer Schneider M.Ed, Canmore AB

Genevieve Soler, Counsellor Morley School, Stoney Reserve AB

Deane Stillar, Alberta Health Services, MyHealth,Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Janice IniskimakiiTanton, Artist, Canmore AB

Stephane Vallee, Teacher Lawrence Grassi Middle School, Canmore AB

Geoff Wasdell, Teacher Morley School, Stoney Reserve AB

Amanda Waters B.A., Counselor, Canmore AB

Laura Wellmann, Mental Health Capacity Building for Children and Families AB

Brian Wityshyn, Principal Lawrence Grassi Middle School, Canmore AB