Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Greg N. Dunn graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1976. He had an active practice in Manitoba, mostly in the small community of Neepawa, from that time until June 1999 when he became the Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association.
Dr. Dunn has also been very active in community volunteer work in addition to his many professional endeavors within the chiropractic profession. He Co-chaired the 1992 Manitoba Summer Games and was a founding member and first Chairman of the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation Inc. Dr. Dunn was also the leading force in getting Canada Post to issue a Centennial Stamp commemorating 100 years of Chiropractic in Canada.
Dr. Dunn is a past President of the Manitoba Chiropractors’ Association (which has the dual responsibility of being an Association and a Regulatory Board) and he is also a past President of the Canadian Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Dunn served on the Board of Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association from 1990 until his appointment of Chief Operating Officer of CCPA in September 1999. Among his many daily duties, Dr. Dunn has the huge responsibility of overseeing the complex day-to-day operations of CCPA. He also shares the task of managing claims for the Corporation with our President, Dr. Paul Carey. Also, while serving on the Board of CCPA, Dr. Dunn became Chair of the Risk Management Committee and continued to hold this position until 2007. Dr. Dunn is also a national and international lecturer on the topic of risk and risk management.
Executive Claims Officer
Dr. Dean Wright graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1989. During his term at CMCC he served on the student administrative council for four years occupying several executive positions including that of President.
After graduating CMCC, Dr. Wright established his practice in Newmarket, Ontario where he continues to practice part-time today.
In 1995 Dr. Wright joined the Ontario Chiropractic Association where he served on a number of committees as well as executive positions including that of President (2003-2005). He completed his tenure at the OCA in 2007.
In January 2007 Dr. Wright began working part-time at the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association and as of November 2011 is now working with CCPA on a full-time basis as Executive Claims Officer. His tasks at the CCPA include claims management as well as project manager for our annual Risk Management project. At present, he also serves on the Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines Task Force Committee, as well as The Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board, as President.
In-House Legal Counsel
Robert is a Barrister and Solicitor in private practice in the GTA, and is In-House Counsel with the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association.
Mr. Della Libera graduated with a B.A. from York University and went on to receive his LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and has served with CCPA since 1995.
In addition to advising CCPA members in relation to complaints, claims and other professional matters, Mr. Della Libera is counsel to CCPA’s LAG Committee.
Dr. Shima Shahidy is a Claims Officer at the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association. In that role, Dr. Shahidy manages a wide array of professional negligence and licensing authority matters on behalf of CCPA members. In addition to managing claims, she is a resource to members seeking advice on practice and risk management matters.
Prior to joining CCPA, Dr. Shahidy practiced in Ontario. A graduate of CMCC, she previously served as a member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association’s Board of Directors, as a faculty member at CMCC, and as a volunteer at the 2015 Pan Am Games and the 2012 Ontario Summer Games. Prior to graduation, she completed an internship at the Canadian Chiropractic Association, where she helped to coordinate CCA events and supported the government relations team.
Dr. Shahidy and her husband Mark have two children. She holds a black belt in karate.
Director, Operations & Administration
Angie joined the CCPA team in 2003 as the Executive Assistant to Dr. Greg Dunn and CCPA’s Board of Directors. She currently holds the role of Manager of Administration and Protective Services and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office, as well as the administrative and membership services areas of the Association.
Membership & Administration Coordinator
Emilia joined CCPA in January 2009 as a Receptionist/Office Assistant. In March 2010 Emilia started working with the Manager of Administration, Claims and Membership Teams, assisting with the day-to-day office management.
Rosemary joined CCPA in July 2014 as a Membership Assistant. Rosemary may assist you with various tasks such as: new membership questions, changes in categories (i.e. practice interruption, leave of absence, etc.), change of address and banking changes for monthly pre-authorization withdrawals, accounting queries, and changes or problems with maternity leaves, retirements and resignations.
Hailey joined CCPA in October 2012 as a Membership Assistant. As of May 2015, Hailey is no longer working in the Membership Department; she is currently working as an Office Assistant on special projects.
Laurie joined CCPA in October 2011 as an office assistant. She returned to school in September 2013 and rejoined CCPA in May 2015. Laurie is currently working on content management for the CCPA website, industry research and Risk Management presentations for Dr. Wright.
Marina joined CCPA in August 2011 as our Receptionist. As of October 2015, Marina is no longer working as our receptionist; she is currently working as an Office Assistant on special projects.