Ty "The NeuroGuy" McKinney, PhD
Ty brings neuroscience research expertise and his entrepreneurial experience as Co-Founder of 8 Bit Cortex to coordinate Branch Out's grant programs and promote the impact and awareness of NeuroCAM in the community
BIKE TOUR & EVENTS COORDINATOR
Marketing & Graphic Design
Eastern Alberta Regional Innovation Network Coordinator at Startup Lloydminster at Startup Lloydminster
Janet Henderson, CPBA
YOUR BRAIN ON ART & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Janet has been a leader of the Your Brain on Art fundraising event for several years and helps Branch Out establish collaborations with the broader community to support such initiatives. Janet's passion comes from her own family's experience with neurological conditions and a desire to improve how brain health conditions are diagnosed and treated.
BOOKKEEPING & ACCOUNTING
Accountant at Mint Accounting
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CHAIR OF BOARD
Former Energy Executive and Business Advisor
Dave is passionate about building strong communities matched with financial investments that enable scientific research into innovative technology and non traditional approaches to support overall brain health.
Derek Payne, CPA, B.com.
TREASURER & FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR
Financial Executive, Advisor & Corporate Director
Kaitlyn Gramlich, JD, B.Mgt.
Dedicated Lawyer with expertise in business, insurance, and commercial litigation
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
Health Lead at Thin Air Labs
Crystal is a dedicated patient advocate who loves Branching Out to help our incredible team find and fund top neuroscientists and innovators from across Canada. As Health Lead at Thin Air Labs, she helps entrepreneurs turn their great academic research into new preventions, therapies and treatment options for a healthier future.
Dr. Tracy Thomson, MD, HBSc, CCFP, CYT, CMedAC.
DIRECTOR & CHAIR OF FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
President at Gaia Collaborative Medicine Inc.
Dr. Keith Sharkey
DIRECTOR & CHAIR OF RESEARCH COMMITTEE
Professor, University of Calgary
Passionate academic and scientist whose research is focused on brain-gut interactions in health and disease
DIRECTOR & FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
Former CEO of Heart and Stroke Foundation & developed a National Network of 56 Kids Help Phone Chapters
Enthusiastic community member devoted to charity partnerships
Dr. Katie Green
Funding Catalyst, Thin Air Labs
Dedicated to scientifically-valid NeuroCAM Research