Sylvia Vermeulen

Canadian Board Member, USA Board Member
Sylvia Vermeulen

Sylvia first learned about COTP during her second trip to Haiti in 2007 while trying to find care for an abandoned newborn. She ended up visiting COTP and was so impressed with the vision and care and she knew she wanted to be part of this great organization. She has since returned about 13 times!  Sylvia is a registered nurse with 15 years of experience in Maternal Child Health and 6 years experience in nursing education. From Bowmanville, Ontario. Sylvia the proud mother of three great kids. Kayla, who shares her passion for global development (MSc Global Health Policy). Lauren who shares Sylvia’s love for maternal child health (BSc Nursing) and Paul (Aerospace Engineering). All three of Sylvia’s children have spent time with her at COTP and share her love for the organization. Sylvia joined the Canadian Board for COTP in 2016.