Accreditation Council

The Accreditation Council is responsible for effective and efficient management of the accreditation process and for autonomous accreditation award decision-making, respecting and in accordance with the framework and policies established and resourced by the PDEP Steering Committee. 

Alliance of Canadian Dietetic Regulatory Bodies Representative

Deborah Everett, MBA, PDt,
Lecturer, Applied Human Nutrition
Mount Saint Vincent University


Dietitians of Canada Representative

Lorrie Cramb, RD, MEd
Director, Allied Health Policy Secretariat 
BC Ministry of Health

Dietetic Educator Representatives

Heidi Bates, MSc, RD 
Director, Integrated Dietetic Internship 
University of Alberta 

Daphne Lordly, DEd, MA, PDt, FDC
Mount Saint Vincent University

Hugues Plourde, Ph.D., RD
Senior Faculty Lecturer, School of Human Nutrition
McGill University

Helen Toews, MSc, RD
Dietetic Education Coordinator with Brescia University College
Hamilton Health Sciences


Public Representative

​Christian Vulpe, M.Ed
General Manager
Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA)


Recent Graduate Representative

Elise Leong-Sit, BSc, RD
Public Health Dietitian
Alberta Health Services