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Members of the Advisory Committee

Providing constructive challenge to the Board in an advisory and support role

The Advisory Committee offers advice and support, providing constructive challenge to the Board and complementing Board skills. All Advisory Committee members have knowledge and experience of IH/OH work globally and a demonstrable interest in the objectives and work of OHTA. The Advisory Committee is jointly chaired by Michel Crépeau and Shamini Samuel. 

Michel Crépeau, BSc, CIH, ROH, CHSC

Michel J. Crépeau is Regional Manager with Total Safety Services Inc. in Burnaby, BC. He has over 35 years of local, national and international experience in occupational hygiene. Michel is currently co-chair of the OHTA Advisory Committee, a former President the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists, and a former Director of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Michel has also served on several boards of local IH/OH associations and was CRBOH Chief Oral Examiner for many years.


Shamini Samuel, P.E., CIH, CSP, ROH 

Shamini Samuel currently serves as Industrial Hygiene & Env. Compliance Manager for Suncor Energy Services Inc., Canada. Shamini has 20 years of professional, technical and management experience in the environmental health and safety field, with a focus on industrial hygiene, environmental compliance reporting, risk and exposure assessments, exposure assessments. She has worked in an array of industries, including consulting to Governmental, Industrial and Institutional organizations in the Asia Pacific and Northern America. Shamini has previously contributed to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), and currently serves as Past President and Director of the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists.




Advisory Committee

  • Michel Crépeau
  • Shamini Samuel
  • John Dobbie
  • Sven Hoffman
  • Ruth Jiminez
  • Terry McDonald
  • Jas Singh