The CFAS Board of Directors discharges its oversight responsibilities with the assistance of the following committees:

The Board may add new committees or remove existing committees as needed to fulfill its responsibilities.
The role, duties and responsibilities of the Board and the committees are clearly defined in the Society’s By-laws.

SMART Fund Committee

The CFAS is proud to announce the creation of a new segregated fund that will be specifically set aside to initiate, assist and further research and special projects by the CFAS and its members.

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Awards Committee

The Awards Committee will receive nominations and adjudicate all awards given by the Society. The Committee will be Chaired by the immediate Past-President.

  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Past President
  • Board Director

Clinical Practice Guideline Committee

The mission of the CPG Committee, comprised of physicians, is to produce relevant, up-to-date, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and policy statements within the field of reproductive medicine.

Communications Committee

The mandate of the Communications Committee is to ensure the CFAS achieves its strategic objective to be the voice of ART in Canada.  To this end, the Committee is responsible for three core functions:

  1. Member engagement
  2. Stakeholder relations
  3. Media and public relations

Communications Committee:

  • President
  • Past President
  • Executive Director (Committee Chair)
  • Board Director 1
  • Board Director 2
  • Board Director 3

Media Relations
All media inquiries should be directed to the CFAS office

Goldi Gill
416 451-9555

Continuing Professional Development

The role of the National Director/Director of Continuing Professional Development is to assist the Board on questions concerning continuing professional development, maintenance of professional competence, and needs assessment for educational programs.

The mission of the CFAS-CPD Committee is to promote professional development in reproductive health through continuing education. Continuing medical education (CME) activities are designed for professionals working within the field of reproductive medicine in Canada.

Prati Sharma, MD, Board Director

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible to the members of the Society. Its mandate is to achieve long-term financial stability for the Society and to ensure the Society achieves its financial goals with clear ethical guidelines that are in the best interest of ART in Canada.

2020 – 2021

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Executive Director (Advisor)

Government Relations

Government Relations is under the purview of the Board of Directors.

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Jeffrey Roberts, MD, Advisor (Committee Chair)
  • Carl A. Laskin, MD, Advisor
  • Board Director 1
  • Board Director 2
  • Board Director 3
  • Executive Director

Nominations Committee

The objective of the Committee is to attract member Directors that will contribute to the mission and vision of the Society and fill gaps in competencies that will enable complement professions that reflect goals stated in the corporate By-Laws.

  • Past President
  • Board Director
  • Executive Director 

Scientific Committee 

The Scientific Committee is responsible for the development of the Annual Meeting program and is comprised of the President of the Society during the year in which the relevant Annual Meeting will take place, the Vice President and the CPD National Director, plus a number of regular members designated by the Board of Directors to represent the special interest groups, being groups that reflect the scientific interest of the Society. 

  • President 
  • Vice President 
  • CPD Director 
  • Andrology 
  • ART Lab 
  • Counselling 
  • Ethics and Law 
  • Fertility Preservation 
  • Genetics 
  • Imaging and Reproductive Surgery 
  • Leadership and Management  
  • Nursing 
  • Research in Reproductive Science 
  • CFAS Executive Director