IAEM-Canada Partnership Engagement Committee

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Director of IAEM-Canada Partnership Engagement Committee
Eva Cohen
Special Advisor Volunteer Civil Protection,
Founder and Principal, 
Civil Protection Youth Canada

Vice Chair
Magda Sulzycki

Business Continuity Management Consultant-
Grid Emergency Management
Toronto Hydro
Toronto, ON

Committee Roster:

David Aalders
Mainland North Joint 
Emergency Mgmt team 
Halifax, NS 

Damien Coakeley


Grayson Cockett, MADEM, EMT-P
Emergency Management Officer
Alberta Health Services - Emergency Disaster Management
Calgary, AB

Melissa Gagne

Commission Mission:

The Partnership Engagement Committee’s mandate is to make recommendations to the IAEM Canada Board of Directors on partnership engagement that support IAEM emergency management and planning initiatives at the local, provincial/territorial, indigenous and national levels through a proactive and coordinated approach. Partnerships Include:

  • Champions of Disaster Risk Reduction/Emergency Management
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Professional Associations

Join the Committee:

If interested in the Partnership Engagement Committee, please contact Teresa Burgess-Ogilvie.