Brianne Goertzen

Provincial Director

Brianne has extensive experience as a community activist, organizer, and researcher. She has worked as the Manitoba Organizer for the Canadian Federation of Students, is currently on the board of the Child Care Coalition of Manitoba, Child Care Now and serves as Vice-Chair on the Steering Committee for the CCPA-MB. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology and a Master of Arts in Sociology. She currently serves as a school trustee, representing Ward 3 in the River East-Transcona School division.


Board of Directors

The Manitoba Health Coalition is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of both elected and appointed members of the community, labour and individual Manitobans.


Chairperson - Darlene Jackson - Manitoba Nurses Union

Vice Chairperson - Colleen Bytheway

Treasurer - Matt McLean - Canadian Union of Public Employees - MB

Secretary - Lynne Fernandez - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - MB


Director - John Baert - Manitoba Government and General Employees Union

Director - Keith Bellamy - Winnipeg Association of Public Service Officers

Director - Kate Kehler - Social Planning Council of Winnipeg

Director - Dr. Andrew Lodge

Director - Alanna Makinson 

Director - Bob Moroz - Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals

Director - Dele Ojewole - Canadian Federation of Students - MB

Director - Nadine Sookermany - Women's Health Clinic