Ellen Wodchis has worked in public health for over 20 years. She is a Registered Dietitian and holds a Masters of Health Science (Toronto) and Master of Education (Brock). Currently she is the Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention at Niagara Region Public Health. Ellen has been a member of Health Promotion Ontario public health (HPOph) for many years. She has represented HPOph on the Ontario Council on Community Health Accreditation board and was Chair in 2007 – 2008.