Madeleine Clin, RM
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Madeleine practices out of the Countryside Midwifery Services in Milverton and has worked on many AOM committees, including CPD committee, and the negotiations committee, the Rural/Remote working group, and has also been on the Board of Directors in the role of Western Regional Rep and Secretary.
Courtney Graham, RM
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Courtney is thrilled to be joining the AOMBT as a trustee. Prior to becoming a midwife, Courtney completed a degree in Women’s Studies and Development Studies at Queen’s University. Courtney was drawn to midwifery by her desire to work with women in a positive and empowering health-based context. Since working as a midwife, Courtney has worked in urban and remote regions in Canada and is looking forward to expanding her contribution to midwifery by working with the AOMBT.
Jane Erdman, RM
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Jane graduated from Conestoga College’s nursing program in 1977. She brings with her 17 years’ experience as a critical care nurse, specializing in cardiovascular nursing. Jane obtained a B.Sc. in Biology in 1989 followed by a B.H.Sc. in Midwifery from Ryerson. She has been a preceptor for the Midwifery Education Programme since 1998. Jane currently practices with the Womancare Midwives in London. She was one of the 9 original AOMBT Trustees, and has also served as the Treasurer on the AOM Board (2006 – 2011). She is currently a Treasurer and Board member of CAM and has been a member of the AOM Audit committee since 2009.
Nicole Roach, RM
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Nicole has been providing care at St. Jacobs Midwives since 1998 after graduating from the McMaster University Midwifery Education Programme (Bachelor of Health Science degree in Midwifery). She is also an alumnus of the University of Waterloo (Honours BA in Psychology, with studies concentrated on the area of Sexuality, Marriage and the Family). More recently Nicole did graduate studies in Public Health. Nicole is an active clinical preceptor and the former Head Midwife at Grand River Hospital. She has been involved on various committees in the hospital, community and the Provincial Council for Maternal & Child Health. Nicole’s proudest accomplishments are her two busy children, both born at home into the hands of a St. Jacobs midwife!
Kelly Gascoigne, RM
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Kelly was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Her first degree was in Biology at Queen's University in Kingston with an exchange to the University of Edinburgh in Scotland where she studied Ecology. Kelly then went into the Midwifery Education Program at McMaster University. She was in the Graduating Class of 2002. Kelly then joined the Community Midwives of Brantford in 2002 and has loved working in Brantford since.
Kelly joined the Trust in 2010 as one of the AOM Board appointed Trustees. She was pleased to be subsequently elected to the Trust. She continues to sit on the Trust and greatly enjoys the work of facilitating a strong benefits program for the midwifery community. She currently sits as the Chair of the Member Services Committee, and has held the position of Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of the Trust since June 2015.