Chair / Co-founder
Debbie Lowther has an extensive background in sales management as well as experience in the health care industry but since 2010 she has been dedicating her time to VETS Canada, the charity that she founded with her husband, Jim, a 15 year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces. She has a diploma in Business Information Technology.
Debbie has represented VETS Canada at several committee meetings including Veterans Affairs Canada Stakeholder Summits. She was selected to be a member of the working group advising the Mental Health Commission of Canada during the customization of its Mental Health First Aid program to adapt it for members of the Veteran community. She has also testified before the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs on division 17 of part 3 of Bill C-59.
Debbie received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 and in July 2016 she was awarded the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation.