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.

Our Mandate:

  • 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

Col Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCPC
Chief Military Psychiatrist

Ms. Sue Kathler, B.A. CPHR
President, Catalyst HR Inc.

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)

Ms. Katherine Rusk
Associate, Bennett Jones and Goddard Family Representative

For more information about the Disbursement Advisory Committee, contact us.