Annette CormierBachelor of Science in Nursing, has more than 30 years of experience in the maternal and child health sector as well as in multidisciplinary and community management. Annette, who has a nursing degree and is a registered nurse, has over 30 years experience in the maternal-child health sector as well as in multidisciplinary and community management. She is involved at the provincial, national and international levels in matters of prevention, diagnosis, intervention and support for individuals living with FASD and their families. She is also responsible for the development and management of the NB Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Center of Excellence.
Mother of 3, Annette is a strong believer in community involvement and is passionate about developing interdisciplinary, quality-centred programs that focus on the needs of children, their families and communities. The FASD Dream Catcher Service Delivery Model was developed in partnership with the Elders and community partners from all 15 First Nations communities across the province.
Annette received the Vitalité Award of Excellence in Management and Leadership in 2018 and in 2019 she received the Vitalité Innovative and Creative Award of Excellence for the creation of the “Dream Catcher '' Model. The Center received a Best Practice Award from the Health Standards Organization in 2019. In 2020, Annette and her team were the proud recipient of the very first Claudette Bradshaw Innovation Award for the Creation of the NB FASD Dream Catcher Service Delivery Model, an award recognized at the international level.