Simmie Smith – Treasurer

simmie 2016 croppedSimmie Smith, B.A., M.B.A. is the president of the Canadian Psoriasis Network, a national not-for-profit organization whose focus is on research, education and support for Canadians living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.  

Simmie was diagnosed with psoriasis at the age of 9 and psoriatic arthritis at the age of 20. She is keen to pursue new strategies aimed at eliminating the devastating effects of the disease through research, advocacy and education. Her own journey living with the condition and always seeking the latest treatment plans motivates her to find ways to support and educate others.

Simmie has over 25 years of experience working within the public safety realm in all levels of government within Canada.  As a result of her experience she a proven track record of working successfully with various stakeholders. She is currently employed with the Canadian Federal Government as the Director of Strategic Services.  She was the receipt of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Simmie enjoys golfing and riding her Harley in her spare time.