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MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Dan Demers

Senior Manager of Strategic Business Development

Dan’s commitment to lifelong learning is rooted in science and supplemented through executive education. His dedication to his community and the pursuit of a safer workplace is demonstrated by serving on the board of directors for the Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA) as Treasurer and on the board of his local community Food Bank. Dan’s international presence and commitment to best practices is accomplished by serving on the SAPAA International Committee and IFDAT Legal Committee. By providing trustworthy information, tools, and best practices for occupational testing, Dan seeks to achieve his mission of effectively and sustainably increasing safety for the benefit of workers and their families.

Nabeela Ladha

Occupational Health Functional Specialist

Nabeela’s education includes a BSc. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Her professional background includes multiple clinical settings, but primarily centered on the assessment and treatment of workers with musculoskeletal injuries for the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Alberta. Nabeela’s focus is on preventing the occurrence of workplace injury and ensuring that work environments remain safe, effective and sustainable.

Wayne St. John

Sales Manager

Wayne St. John has over 30 years’ experience in both in the Oil & Gas sector as well as in Health and Safety. Wayne has a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Psychology and has spoken on drug and alcohol testing in general, as well as both the medical and legalized marijuana topics at many conferences and events.  Wayne has extensive knowledge in policy development as well as Human Rights compliance in drug and alcohol testing programs. Having worked with many of the largest companies in Canada, Wayne understands the business needs of clientele operating in diverse regions and industries.