CWA COVID-19 Advisory Committee

The Clear Water Academy COVID-19 Advisory Committee has been established and had their first meeting on September 23, 2020. The mandate of the committee is to support the Leadership Team and Board of the school with the planning, implementation, and improvements to the Clear Water Academy School Re-entry Plan for 2020/2021. The committee will also provide feedback and advice on COVID-19 related matters as requested. Our committee members are:

Dr. Melissa Jack
Dr. Melissa Jack is a staff anesthesiologist at the South Health Campus. Melissa is a mentor in the residency training program and President of the Medical Staff Association for the South Health Campus. Currently Melissa works front line intubating COVID patients and is updated and abreast of all AHS policy.

Dr. Beata Komierowski
Dr. Beata Komierowski is an adult psychiatrist at the Psychiatric Adult Service at Foothills Hospital, providing outpatient mental health support to clients aged 18 through 69. She also consults through the Shared Mental Health Care program in Calgary and will soon be starting consulting work at the Student Advising and Wellness (SAW) office, providing psychiatric care to medical students and residents.

Dr. Sidd Thakore
Dr. Sidd Thakore is a hospital Pediatrician and Asthma Clinic Pediatrician at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary and President of the Canadian Pediatrics Society Section of Hospital Pediatrics.

Ms. Kate Kolskog
Kate Kolskog is a registered psychologist and marriage and family therapist. She has 29 years of experience in the treatment of mental health and trauma therapy. Kate Kolskog has provided services to the school over the past five years.

Mr. Dan Britton
Dan Britton is the founder of Chariot Carriers, a market leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of child carrier products for active families. In 2011 Chariot was acquired by Thule Inc., a leading outdoor and automotive accessory company. Dan continued to work at Thule as Director of Innovation for its ‘Active with Kids’ division until May 2020. Dan is currently mentoring a few local start-ups and exploring new business opportunities. Dan has been a Clear Water Academy Foundation board member since 2010 and is a past Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Bill Tomiak
Bill Tomiak is the Executive Director of Clear Water Academy.