Ol Team

Operation Lifesaver is made up of a nationwide team dedicated to reducing the number of people injured or killed in railway crossing or trespassing incidents in this country. Our staff, board members, provincial committee members, partners and rail safety ambassadors work together with a common purpose of educating Canadians—and a common goal of saving lives.

STAFF

Sarah Mayes
National Director

Catherine Henry
Manager, Communications and Outreach

CONSULTANTS

Charlene Dishaw
Western Regional Coordinator &
Indigenous Outreach Coordinator

Taïssa Hrycay
Eastern Regional Coordinator

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stéphane Tardif
Senior Director, Safety & Security,
Genesee & Wyoming Canada
Montreal, QC

Peter Lambrinakos
Chief of Police and Corporate Security
VIA Rail Canada
Montreal, QC

Marc Brazeau
President and Chief Executive Officer, 
Railway Association of Canada 
Ottawa, ON

Stephen Covey
Chief of Police and Chief Security Officer, 
Canadian National Railway 
Montreal, QC

Martin Gallagher
Chief Safety Officer, 
Metrolinx 
Toronto, ON

Dr. Katy Kamkar
Clinical Psychologist, 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON

Todd Wallace
Senior Manager, Operations and Maintenance,
West Coast Express
Vancouver, BC

Jenelle Saskiw
Project Manager
FCM/RAC Proximity Initiative
Marwayne, AB

Al Sauve
Chief of Police, 
Canadian Pacific Railway 
Calgary, AB

Program Advisory Council

Len Leriche
Safety Services NL

Lorrie Johnston
OL Maritime Committee Chair

Peter Mohyla
Metrolinx

Simon-Pierre Crete
Canadian Pacific Railway

Brad Bidulka
Canadian Pacific Railway

Stephen Cross
Clifton Associates

Aniss Jaafari
VIA Rail Canada

Charlene Dishaw
Operation Lifesaver Canada

Brenda Land
Canadian Pacific Railway

Luc Martel
Exo

André LeBreux
CN
 

PROVINCIAL COMMITTEES

Click on a province to contact a regional representative.

Partners