Dennis Anderson

Dennis Anderson

Edmonton, Alberta

  • Founding Chair, Alberta Alliance on Mental Health and Mental Illness: uniting all provincial mental health not-for-profit organizations and mental health professional organizations in advocacy
  • Founding Chair, Lieutenant Governor's Circle on Mental Health and Addictions
  • Founder of the Chimo Project on animal-assisted therapy
  • Former Alberta President of the Canadian Mental Health Association and a national executive member
  • Co-Chair of the Alberta Hospital Implementation Committee
  • Leader in promoting mental health interests in the criminal justice system as Police Commissioner and Chair of Alberta Police Commissions organization
  • Honourary Consul General for Thailand and Trade Advisor
  • 14-year member of the Alberta Legislature and Cabinet Minister of several departments
  • Awarded the Caring Canadian Award, the C.M. Hinks Award and others for work in mental health
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