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Dan Demers

Director of Business Development

Mr. Demers is a recognized international speaker and authority on the Canadian and international landscape of cannabis. Mr. Demers serves on the executive team of CannAmm as the director responsible for educating Canadian employers on fit for duty best practices within occupational safety programs. Mr. Demers is a Certified Substance Abuse Program Administrator (C-SAPA), published and an accomplished international speaker on the topic of fitness for duty in safety sensitive workplaces. Mr. Demers’ international presence and commitment to best practices demonstrated by serving on the Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA) International and Government Relations Committees, and International Forum on Drug and Alcohol Testing (IFDAT) Legal Committee and as a member of the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety. Mr. Demers’ dedication to his community and the pursuit of a safer workplace pursued by serving on the board of directors, as president, for SAPAA and the board of his local community Food Bank. By providing trustworthy information, tools, and best practices for occupational testing, Mr. Demers seeks to achieve his mission of sustainably ensuring more workers and the public make it home to their families.

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 industry and academic conferences.  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.

Randy Herman

National Sales Representative

Randy Herman has an extensive background in service and safety. He is a paramedic who supported flight transportation of patients across Northern Ontario for several years. He then moved on to provide operational support as a site manager to the United Nations in Indonesia and Africa. Part of this role included coordination of emergency services and overseeing the health and safety of his team. In 2010, Mr. Herman joined CannAmm as a National Sales Representative where he assists companies in the planning and implementation of their fit for work programs. He advises and educates companies ensuring that their programs follow the most up-to-date best practice and industry standards.

Kim Cole

National Sales Representative

Kim Cole is CannAmm’s National Sales Representative and Account Manager. Kim has seven years of experience assisting clients across a multitude of industries with their occupational health programs. She offers a consultative approach in guiding small to national sized organizations with the upstart and preservation of their testing programs. Her experience in recruitment and human resources has led to a strong sense of dedication and commitment to assisting with keeping workplaces safe.

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.