CIHR Audit Committee

The mandate of the Audit Committee is to provide active oversight of core areas of risk, control and accountability at CIHR. The Audit Committee ensures that the President and the Governing Council have independent and objective advice, guidance, and assurance on, the adequacy of CIHR's control and accountability processes.

Terms of Reference
Administrative resources


Robert Bell
Former Ontario Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (2014 to 2018)

Cheryl Wenezenki-Yolland
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
Founder and principal of Savoir Faire: Management Consulting for Organizational Excellence

Kent Kirkpatrick
Former City Manager, City of Ottawa

Don Ferguson
New Brunswick Public Service

Tammy J. Clifford
Vice-President Research - Learning Health Systems

Acting President (effective April 8, 2024)

Ex-officio, non-voting member

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