Bev Heim-Myers

CEO, Huntington Society of Canada

Bev Heim-Myers joined the Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) in 2010 as Chief Executive Officer. Having retired from HSC in 2017 Bev is now back as the Interim CEO, effective November 2019.

Currently Bev is the Chair of the Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness. Bev is the past Treasurer of the Governing Council of the Health Charities Coalition Canada (HCCC), is an advisor for the Neurological Health Charities of Canada (NHCC) and is a Director on the Boards of Clinical Trials Ontario and Dying with Dignity.

In 2015 Bev received the Health Charities of Canada Award of Distinction in recognition of leadership and outstanding support to the charitable health sector.

In 2016 Bev received the American Society of Human Genetics, Advocacy Award, together with Senator James Cowan.  This award is in recognition of facilitating public awareness of genetics issues and for work done to move the protection of genetic test information forward in Canada.