Ms. Alison Dantas joined the Canadian Chiropractic Association as Chief Executive Officer in July, 2012 following an exemplary advocacy and management career in not-for-profit professional healthcare associations—including positions as the CEO of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Executive Director of the Association of Ontario Midwives. She has obtained valuable experience in government (Ombudsman Ontario), social services (Community Social Planning Council of Toronto), community involvement (Peel Rape Crisis Centre) and social housing (Peel Living). Ms. Dantas is also the recipient of awards from the Canadian Society of Association Executives and the Peel Institute. The Peel Rape Crisis Centre honoured her with its Remarkable Woman Award for significant contributions toward ending violence against women and children. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Waterloo in Regional Planning and Resource Development; has completed the Advanced Alternate Dispute Resolution Training with Stitt, Feld and Handy; and has held numerous voluntary positions in a wide variety of educational, social, religious and fundraising groups for over 25 years. Ms. Dantas is currently enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching program at Royal Roads University and has achieved her governance designation as a Certified Director with the Caribbean Governance Training Institute.