Past Presidents

2021 - Dr. Jason Hitkari, MD (Vancouver, BC)

BOD_2019_Candidates/Jason_Photo.jpgDr. Jason Hitkari is the Medical Director of Olive Fertility Centre in Vancouver. He did his Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship at the University of Toronto (Mt. Sinai) before moving back to Vancouver to start his clinical practice in 2007.

He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia where he is the Week Chair for the medical undergraduate “Reproduction Week”. He has received three teaching awards from UBC during his time there.

He lives in Vancouver with his wife, Lucy, and their twins (from IVF!). In his free time, Jason likes to enjoy good food and good wine with family and friends. He also enjoys being active and getting out on the water.


2020 • Eileen McMahon, Toronto, ON

2019 • Clifford Librach, Toronto, ON

2018 • Jason Min, Calgary, AB

2017 • Jeff Roberts, Burnaby, BC

2016 • Heather Shapiro, Toronto, ON

2015 • Neal Mahutte, Montreal, QC

2014 • Scot Hamilton, ON

2013 • Mathias Gysler, ON

2012 • Marie-Claude Léveillé, ON

2011 • Carl Laskin, Toronto, ON

2010 • David Mortimer, Vancouver, BC

2009 • François Bissonnette, Montréal, QC

2008 • Warren Foster, Hamilton, ON

2007 • Edward Hughes, Hamilton, ON

2006 • Benjamin K. Tsang, Ottawa, ON

2005 • John Grantmyre, Halifax, NS

2004 • Dean Van Vugt, Kingston, ON

2003 • Gillian Graves, Halifax, NS

2002 • Jacquetta Trasler, Montreal, QC

2001 • Victor Gomel, Vancouver, BC

2000 • Roger Pierson, Saskatoon, SK

1999 • Arthur Leader, Ottawa, ON

1998 • Robert Casper, Toronto, ON

1997 • Peter Leung, Vancouver, BC

1996 • Claude Gagnon, Montreal, QC

1995 • Togas Tulandi, Montreal, QC

1994 • Roger Rittmaster, Durham, NC

1993 • Renée Martin, Calgary, AB

1992 • John Jarrell, Calgary, AB

1991 • André Lemay, Quebec City, QC

1990 • Kenneth D. Roberts, Montreal, QC

1989 • Robert Reid, Kingston, ON

1988 • Bernard Robaire, Montreal, QC

1987 • Gilles Bleau, Montreal, QC

1986 • Basil HoYuen, Vancouver, BC

1985 • Serge Bélisle, Montreal, QC

1984 • Robert W. Hudson, Kingston, ON

1983 • Albert Yuzpe, Vancouver, BC

1982 • Patrick J. Taylor, Vancouver, BC

1981 • Patrick J. Taylor, Vancouver, BC

1980 • Norman Barwin, Ottawa, ON

1979 • B. Norman Barwin, Ottawa, ON

1978 • S. Clair MacLeod, Kentville, NS

1977 • Jacques Van Campenhout, Montreal, QC

1976 • Earl R. Plunkett, London, ON

1975 • R. Peter Beck, Edmonton, AB

1974 • Jacques-E. Rioux, Quebec City, QC

1973 • Frederick S. Hobbs, Vancouver, BC

1972 • John A. Collins, London, ON

1971 • L Cowan, Regina SK

1970 • John O’Brien, Montreal, QC

1969 • C.A.V. Barker, Guelph, ON

1968 • Donald McEwen, Calgary, AB

1967 • Michel J. Bérard, Montreal, QC

1966 • G.H. Arronet, Montreal, QC

1965 • Joseph Tanzman, St. John, NB

1964 • R.A.H. Kinch, Montreal, QC

1963 • Abraham Hurtig, Ottawa, ON

1962 • Donald R. Johnston, Niagara Falls, ON

1961 • J.C. McKellar, Toronto, ON

1960 • Myer Hendelman, Montreal, QC

1959 • Georges A. Simpson, Montreal, QC

1958 • Earl R. Plunkett, London, ON

1957 • C.J. Pattee, Montreal, QC

1956 • Edwin Robertson, Kingston, ON

1955 • Evan Shute, London, ON

1954 • L.J. Harris, Toronto, ON