The Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism is an annual gathering intended to bring together a range of people committed to enhancing quality of supports and services for people with developmental disabilities and autism. The conference celebrated 25 years in 2017.

2019 CCDDA Committee Members


  • Laura Bees – Supervisor, Acquired Brain Injury Services, St.Amant
  • Michelle Everton – Senior Manager, Corporate Services, St.Amant

Committee Members

  • Brendan Boehr – Coordinator, Clinical Education and Training, St.Amant
  • Colette Brodeur – Manager, French Language & Administrative Support Services, St.Amant
  • Joyce Douglas – Principal, St.Amant School, St.Amant
  • Charmayne Dube – Director of Services, New Directions
  • Brent Epp –  Consultant, Student Services Unit, Government of Manitoba
  • Jennifer Kilimnik – Director, Human Resource Services, St.Amant
  • Kristina Kircher, Manager, Corporate Education, St.Amant
  • Nicole Kirouac – Nurse Consultant, St.Amant
  • Toby Martin – Director, St.Amant Research Centre
  • Toby McCrae – Communications Specialist, St.Amant
  • Lindsay McCombe, Coordinator, St.Amant Research Centre
  • April Plett – Administrative Assistant, Autism Programs, St.Amant
  • Chris Schiffmann – Corporate Communications Coordinator, St.Amant
  • Erin Thompson – Coordinator, Community Residential Program, St.Amant
  • Leslie Udell – Staff Development Facilitator, Winnserv

The Committee is also grateful for the support and expertise of its advisors and ad hoc members.