The National Exhibitors Advisory Committee (NEAC) is a subcommittee of the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC).

The purpose and objectives of the NEAC are:

  1. To serve as advisors and councillors to the ORNAC National Conference Planning Committee
  2. To assist ORNAC, in planning or managing various elements of National Conferences
  3. To liaise with ORNAC to develop, standardize and implement ORNAC rules and regulations governing exhibitors at National Conferences
  4. To be the voice of Health Care Industry to the process of conference planning.
  5. To provide the National Planning Committee, information pertains to Exhibitors needs and opinions in an effort to strengthen the conference planning committee and exhibitor relationship.
  6. To represent without bias, all ORNAC Conference Exhibitors

NEAC LogoNEAC shall be comprised of six (6) voting members:

  • One (1) member shall be the president of ORNAC,
  • One (1) member shall be the executive director of ORNAC, and
  • Four (4) members shall be elected full time employees of companies exhibiting at National Conference.

The Four (4) exhibitors holding NEAC offices will assume on a seniority basis and in the following sequence in descending order:

  • Immediate Past-Chairperson
  • Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Treasurer/Secretary

Terms of Reference for Exhibitors

  • No more than one person per exhibiting company or family of exhibiting companies may serve on the NEAC at the same time.
  • Nominees for NEAC offices must be full time employees of exhibiting companies.
  • Potential members must have confirmed support of the employing company. Support includes, time required to perform duties and costs associated with NEAC related travel.
  • Supporting company must have attended past conferences and NEAC representative must attend all conferences and meetings during term.


Current NEAC Executives (2015-2017)


Lisa Mackie (3M Canada)

Immediate Past-Chairperson:

Steve McCann (BD/Carefusion)

Vice Chair:

Dave Haley (Trudel Medical Marketing Limited)


Jill Jackson (RMAC Surgical)

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