Marion Cooper is the executive director of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba and Winnipeg. Marion has worked in the mental health and addictions sector for over 20 years.  She previously worked at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority leading mental health promotion, illness prevention and early intervention programs and services.

Marion is the past president of the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention and the past chair of the Pan-Canadian Committee for Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention. Marion is passionate about recovery, system transformation and innovation to advance mental health for the entire population. Marion is thrilled to be a part of the CMHA federation and believes in the organization’s strength to champion system transformation across Canada.