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President & Registrar

Dr. Wade Wright – President  

Dr. Wade Wright has been practising in the Ottawa area since graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2003. Dr. Wright is grateful be a part of the veterinary profession. Since joining the profession, he has sought to give back by collaborating with a number of veterinary organizations such as the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Outreach and the Ottawa Academy of Veterinary Medicine. 

Dr. Wright was elected to Council in 2018 and has enjoyed working on complex problems and issues. He has found the experience of working with others on Council to be energizing and has learned to approach a problem with curiosity and open mindedness.

Ms. Jan Robinson - Registrar & Chief Executive Officer 

A recognized leader in the field of profession-based regulation, Jan Robinson has over 25 years of experience providing vision and direction to regulatory and public policy organizations. She is a keen strategist with the ability to build partnerships and engagement at the provincial, national and international levels. Jan’s position enables her to bring innovative approaches to the delivery of regulatory programs. Key contributions include the development of a framework to establish governance excellence, implementing an accountability, risk and evidence-based approach to regulation at all levels of the organization, and leading legislative change that promotes public access and safety. Jan is a trusted advisor and is frequently consulted on varied organizational and regulatory matters. She is a sought after speaker and has had the privilege of teaching and presenting around the world.