About

Our Staff

Cheryl Cusack

Dr. Cheryl Cusack RN PhD

Executive Director

204-992-1521

ccusack@arnm.ca

Cheryl’s most recent work experience is with Manitoba Health, Seniors & Active Living, where she has been in the role of acting executive director and senior public health nursing practice advisor and provincial practice leader. Past work experiences include teaching in Bachelor of Nursing and registered psychiatric nursing programs; nursing management; regional and government public health and nursing leadership; and direct care. Cheryl holds an inter-disciplinary PhD and a Master of Nursing. Professional and research interests include nursing role advancement, health equity, public health workforce development, and inter-professional collaboration. Cheryl is a long-standing member of the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC). She is the current president, and has held positions on the board as treasurer, provincial representative, and chaired multiple CHNC standing committees.

Lisa McFarland

Lisa McFarland

Communications Advisor

204-992-1522

lmcfarland@arnm.ca

Lisa is an experienced marketing and communications professional with a background in public relations, social media, website, design, and event and project management. She has two diplomas from the University of Winnipeg, one in marketing management, and the other in public relations. Before joining the Association, she worked in a variety of marketing and administrative roles in both private and non-profit organizations. Lisa enjoys volunteering and has been involved with multiple organizations in a variety of roles from fundraising chair to sponsorship coordinator.

Alyson Pile

Alyson Pile BA

Communications Advisor

204-992-1523

apile@arnm.ca

Alyson is an experienced communications professional with a background in public relations, social media, website, design and event and project management. She has a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Winnipeg and a Creative Communications Diploma from Red River College. Prior to joining the Association, she worked in a variety of roles in healthcare, government and non-profit. Alyson enjoys volunteering and has been involved with multiple organizations in a variety of roles from board member to coach.

Joy Santos

Joy Santos

Administrative Coordinator

204-992-1520

jsantos@arnm.ca

Joy joined the Association as administrative coordinator in May 2018. She is the first person you’ll see if you visit the Association and will often be the one to answer any membership questions you may have. Before her joining the team, she worked in a variety of administrative roles in both non-profit and private organizations. Joy has a masters in business administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business in the Philippines.