The CSNN Alumni Association

Our mission

The CSNNAA (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Association) is a national incorporated, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the support and advancement of those who have graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition ( Our mission is to establish CSNNAA as the starting point for CSNN graduates. Through community, information and partnership we endeavour to support, encourage and guide all Holistic Nutrition Professionals​ to achieve success.

Our values guide our association

We value our members

  • We are focused on creating trust and confidence within our community
  • We respect and value our members input
  • We stand behind our members and are committed to their success

We act with integrity

  • We are respectful of the contribution of each of our cohort health care professions
  • We act in partnership with our colleagues, suppliers and sponsors
  • We are supportive of our Branch Managers and their initiatives in education

We support our members

  • We are committed to offering value with a comprehensive range of benefits
  • We endeavour to create strategic industry partnerships for our members
  • We understand our members’ needs because we are CSNN graduates

We create a better world

  • We are here to make a positive difference in the community we all share

The Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the CSNNAA-comprised of passionate former grads of CSNN with diverse backgrounds and experience who commit to a three-year term.

The Board of Directors is responsible for managing the affairs of the CSNNAA according to by-laws and a Code of Ethics approved through voting by the membership. The by-laws are periodically revised and voted upon as necessary at the Annual General Meeting of the CSNNAA.

Michelle Weir

Acting President and Vice President & Secretary, Board of Director

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Pat Farouk

Treasurer, Board of Director

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Karen Gilman

Digital Marketing & Events Manager

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Joanna Brown

Social Media Coordinator

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Elena Pintilie

Administrative Assistant

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The Alumni Association Advisory Committee

Advisory committee members provide recommendations and advice to the Board of Directors of CSNNAA.

Kate McLaughlin

Vancouver, BC

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Lisa Tsakos

Halifax, NS

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Shonda Holt

Vancouver Island, BC

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Melody Byblow

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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Stephanie Long

Victoria, BC

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Leslie Dickie

Alberta / BC

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CSNN Alumni Corporate Partners

CSNNAA is proud to work with these sponsors.

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Join us at CHNC2021

We look forward to you joining us at the 13th Annual Virtual Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference on Friday April 30 and Saturday May 1, 2021.

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