CIHR Audit Committee

The mandate of the Audit Committee is to provide active oversight of core areas of risk, control and accountability at CIHR. The Audit Committee ensures that the President and the Governing Council have independent and objective advice, guidance, and assurance on, the adequacy of CIHR's control and accountability processes.

Terms of Reference
Administrative resources


Shanthi Johnson
Professor and Dean
School of Public Health
University of Alberta

Cheryl Wenezenki-Yolland
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
Founder and principal of Savoir Faire: Management Consulting for Organizational Excellence

Ruby Philip-Katyal
Senior Legal Counsel
Ministry of the Attorney General
Legal Services Branch
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Kent Kirkpatrick
Former City Manager, City of Ottawa

Michael Strong
President, CIHR
Ex-officio, non-voting member

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