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NCE Management Committee

The NCE Management Committee oversees the operation and coordination of the program administration, communications and evaluation functions. The committee reports to the NCE Steering Committee and refers policy matters, and those administrative issues in which there is no consensus, to the NCE Steering Committee.

It is composed of a vice-president from each of the three granting agencies, the assistant deputy ministers of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and Health Canada, as well as the associate vice-president of the NCE.


Bert van den Berg (Chair)

Acting Vice-President, Research Partnerships Directorate, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Anne Martin-Matthews

Acting Vice-President, Research, Knowledge Translation, and Ethics, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Dominique Bérubé

Vice-President, Research Programs, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Lawrence Hanson

Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Innovation Sector, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

Abby Hoffman

Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy, Health Canada

Jean Saint-Vil

This link will take you to another Web site Associate Vice-President of the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE)