Cynthia Carr B.A. (Psychology), M.P.A. (Health Policy), M.Sc. (Community Health & Epidemiology) is an independent consultant and founder of EPI Research Inc. She has worked for 25 years in the fields of epidemiology, community health assessment, evaluation, focus group facilitation and health planning. Cynthia completed her education at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario and started her career with the Government of the NWT in 1994. Since then she has worked with the Government of Nunavut, Government of Manitoba and numerous health authorities, tribal councils and First Nations communities in Manitoba, Ontario and Alberta. She has particular expertise in the areas of Community Health Assessment and working with communities and governments to identify indicators to identify baseline needs and track success in program outcomes. Although she has a fulfilling career, she is passionate about giving back to support the well-being of others. She is looking forward to using her skills and experience to contribute to the continued growth of KIDS Initiative Inc. while learning and being inspired by both fellow Board Members and the programs and people whose work is supported by KIDS Initiative Inc.