National Policy Advisory Committee (NPAC)

If a Regional Coordinator has a question regarding science fair or CWSF policy, it should first be directed to the zone representative on the National Policy Advisory Committee. He/she will either answer the question or obtain an answer and get back to you. The zone representatives’ email contact information appears below:


Heather Weber - [at]

Past Chair

Mervat Yehia - mervat.yehia [at]


Kevin Frankham - kevin.frankham [at]

Atlantic Canada (NB, NL, NS, PE)

Dave Cashin - dave.cashing [at]


Marthe Poirier - rmarthe.poirier [at]

Ontario North and East

Christine Page - [at]

Ontario South

George Geczy - george.geczy [at]

Central Canada (SK, MB, NT, NU)

Jason Braun - jason.braun [at]

Western Canada (AB, BC, YT)

Jennie Copeland - jennie.copeland [at]

CWSF Meetings and Forums

The NPAC meets monthly by conference call to discuss issues related to the science fairs program, including the Canada-Wide Science Fair. Notes from the CWSF meetings are provided below. For further information, please contact your elected Zone Representative.