Marion Cooper is the Chief Executive Officer of CMHA for Manitoba and Winnipeg. Marion also served as the Executive Lead for Strategic Partnerships with CMHA National Office supporting partnerships with Indigenous organizations and communities from January 2018 -2020. She is a clinical social worker and mental health and addictions leader who has worked in the community sector in various positions since 1992. She was instrumental in establishing the mental health promotion and prevention team at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority from 2003 till 2014. She is the past president of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP). She currently serves on the Mental Health Promotion Expert Working Group for the International Union for Health Promotion (IUHP) and the Public Health Council Leaders with the International Institute for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL). Marion is passionate about recovery, social justice, system transformation, co-design, and innovation to advance mental health and well-being for the entire population.