Disbursement Advisory Committee
The True Patriot Love Disbursement Advisory Committee was formed to provide external advice to our Board of Directors. The committee is chaired by TPL board member, Bryn Weadon, Rear-Admiral (ret.) and has representation from business, research, government and military sectors across Canada.
- To set an annual disbursement strategy within the four key areas of mental health and well-being, physical health and rehabilitation, family health and supports, and research and innovation.
- To review funding applications and propose funding recommendations to the TPL Board of Directors.
- To set longer term funding priorities for TPL that recognize emerging needs and opportunities for significant impact.
The Disbursement Advisory Committee consists of:
Rear-Admiral (Ret.) Bryn Weadon, CMM, CD, FCPA, FCMA, P.Log
Dr. Alice Aiken, PhD, MSc, BSc(PT), BScKin
Dean, Dalhousie University, Faculty of Health Professions
Col Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCPC
Chief Military Psychiatrist
Mr. Tim Laidler, CD, BA, MA
Afghanistan Veteran, Past Executive Director, Veterans Transition Network
Ms. Faith McIntyre
Director General Policy and Research, Strategic Policy and Commemoration Branch, Veterans Affairs Canada
BGen Mark Misener
Commander, Joint Personnel Support Unit (Comd JPSU)
Dr. David Pedlar
Scientific Director, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR)
Mr. M. Barry Rempel
CEO, Winnipeg Airports Authority; Honorary Colonel 1 Canadian Air Division, Royal Canadian Air Force
Ms. Katherine Rusk
Associate, Bennett Jones and Goddard Family Representative
For more information about the Disbursement Advisory Committee, contact us.