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Gail Czukar

Gail CzukarGail Czukar, Director

Gail was appointed to the Waypoint Board in June 2020. She has had a passionate interest in mental health, addiction, and the law throughout her 30-plus year career as a lawyer and senior health leader.

She was a lawyer in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, General Counsel and Executive Vice-President at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and interim CEO for organizations in the primary care, supportive housing, and mental health sectors. She served recently as CEO of Addictions and Mental Health Ontario, the provincial association of mental health and addiction organizations, and continues to be involved with Fred Victor in downtown Toronto, a community-based organization devoted to ending homelessness. Gail has an MA in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University and a JD from the University of Toronto.  

Being a member of the Waypoint Board is an exciting new volunteer role for Gail who has served on various provincial and local Councils and committees.