Founding Members

April 13, 2005

Canadian practitioners of herbal medicine are finally united.  History was made on February 19 & 20th 2005 when the Canadian Council of Herbalist Associations (CCHA) was officially formed in Vancouver BC.

Founding Members:

President ~ 1 year term:  Michael Vertolli,  Ontario Herbalists Association

Vice  President West ~ 2 year term:  Gillian, Leverkus CHAofBC

Vice  President East ~ 3 year term: Valérie Lanctôt-Bédard,  Guilde des herboristes du Québec

Secretary/Treasurer (term undecided):  Capucine Chartrand,  Guilde des herboristes du Québec

Directors at large:

Amanda Howe CHAofBC

Terry Willard                Alberta

Annette Bossert            Alberta

Savayda Jarone            Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia

Danette Steele              Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia

Rick DeSylva               Ontario Herbalists Association

Flo Lavallie                   Saskatchewan Consultant Herbalist Association Inc.