About NHCC

Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC) is a coalition of organizations that represent people with brain diseases, disorders and injuries in Canada. NHCC provides leadership in evaluating and advancing new opportunities for collaboration specific to advocacy, education and research to improve the quality of life for people affected by brain conditions.

The NHCC is open to charities and non-profit organizations with a specific interest in brain conditions. Members pay an annual membership fee and support the work of NHCC with human and in-kind resources as able. Members also commit that their CEO or other senior decision-maker will participate in two member meetings each year.

Our Team

The work of the NHCC is planned and executed by member representatives. In addition to making a financial contribution through annual member fees, member organizations support projects and activities with human resource and in-kind contributions.

NHCC Governing Council – 2015-2017

The Governing Council is accountable to NHCC’s member organizations for program priorities and for financial oversight. It provides strategic guidance and evaluates NHCC performance relating to its mission, vision and mandate. It also provides oversight and direction to NHCC staff.

Tribute to Harry Zarins

NHCC offers condolences to the family and friends of Harry Zarins, executive director of Brain Injury Canada, and treasurer for NHCC. Harry passed away on December 26, 2016.  We will miss his leadership and passion for people living with brain injury and other brain conditions. His work on behalf of Brain Injury Canada and NHCC illustrates his commitment to the power of working together.

Governing Council Members

  • Chair – Joyce Gordon, CEO, Parkinson Canada
  • Vice-Chair – Dan Morin, CEO, Canadian Neurosciences Federation
  • Treasurer – Stefanie Ince, Executive Director, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada
  • Governor-at- large -Gail Mores, Director, National and Provincial Programs, March of Dimes
  • Governor-at- large – Vacant