CCSA’s Issues of Substance Conference
Keynote Speaker

Tom Stamatakis President Canadian Police Association

Plenary Session

If I Were the Minister of Health: Best Advice for Addressing Substance Use and Addiction

Date & Time

Wednesday, November 27
10:30 - 12:30


Confederation Ballroom

Tom Stamatakis serves as president of the board of the Canadian Police Association (CPA). He has held the role since May 2011 and has been a member of the board for the past 16 years. He also serves as president of both the Vancouver Police Union (VPU) and the British Columbia Police Association. Recently, the International Council of Police Representative Associations acclaimed him as chairperson.

Tom has been a constable with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) for roughly 29 years, where he enjoyed a variety of ‎assignments prior to his secondment to the VPU. He also sits on the boards of Covington Capital and Odd Squad Productions, and several federal and provincial advisory boards and committees.

In 2017, Tom received a promotion to Officer of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces in Canada.


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