Advisory Committee members

The Advisory Committee members, their professional affiliations, as well as their field of expertise within the Advisory Committee are as follows:

  • Brendan Heffernan, (Chairperson)
    • Chief Superintendent, RCMP (retired)
    • Police Community Representative
  • Dr. Ron Fourney, Ph. D.
    • Director, Science and Strategic Partnerships, RCMP
  • Sue O'Sullivan, B.A., O.O.M.
    • Human Rights Specialist
  • Lacey Batalov
    • Representing the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
  • Dr. Frederick R. Bieber, Ph. D.
    • Bio-Medical Ethics Specialist
    • Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
    • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Pathology, Boston, Mass.
  • Derrill Prevett, Q.C.
    • Representing the Law
  • Dr. Ben Koop, Ph. D.
    • Professor of Biology, University of Victoria
    • Medical Genetics Expert
  • Dr. Michael Szego, Ph. D., MHSc
    • Clinical Ethicist
    • Director, Centre for Clinical Ethics
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Contact us


National DNA Data Bank Advisory Committee
c/o Executive Committees Coordinator
73 Leikin Drive
National Police Services
Labs Bldg., Room 270
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A  0R2

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