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, Operation Lifesaver Canada

Maryse Betournay
Coordinator, Programs, Operation Lifesaver Canada

CONSULTANTS

Charlene Dishaw
Western Regional Coordinator, Operation Lifesaver Canada

Jean-Guy DuSablon​
Eastern Regional Coordinator, Operation Lifesaver Canada

Melissa Santoro Greyeyes-Brant
Indigenous Outreach Coordinator, Operation Lifesaver Canada

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

George Bell
Vice President, Safety and Security,
Metrolinx 
Toronto, ON

Marc Beaulieu
Chief Transportation and Safety Officer,
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

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

Cynthia Lulham
Project Manager,
Federation of Canadian Municipalities|Railway Association of Canada Proximity Initiative
Westmount, QC

Ken Marchant
Chief of Police,
Canadian Pacific Railway 
Calgary, AB

Gary Petersen
Senior Manager, Operations and Maintenance,
West Coast Express
Vancouver, BC

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

Program Advisory Council

Lloyd Hobbs

Safety Services NL
 

Lorrie Johnston

New Brunswick Southern Railway
 

Peter Mohyla

Metrolinx
 

Dianne Milton

Manitoba Infrastructure
 

Brad Bidulka

Canadian Pacific Railway
 

Melanie Rodriguez

VIA Rail Canada

Tat Ng

Canadian Pacific Railway
 

Charlene Dishaw

Operation Lifesaver Canada
 

Jean-Guy DuSablon

Operation Lifesaver Canada
 

Luc Bourdon

Bourdon, Genesee & Wyoming Canada
 

Jocelyn Latulippe

Canadian National Railway
 

Don Ashley

Teamsters Canada

PROVINCIAL COMMITTEES

Click on a province to contact a regional representative.

Partners