MaryAnn Notarianni (she/her) is the Vice President, Knowledge Mobilization at the recently established Centre of Excellence on PTSD. In this role, MaryAnn oversees initiatives to support the application of research evidence and the implementation of evidence-based practices to improve supports and services for Veterans and their families across Canada. She also provides leadership to the Centre’s growing “Network of Networks” to ensure the expertise of lived and living experience is guiding the Centre’s work, alongside technical expertise.
Prior to joining the Centre of Excellence on PTSD, MaryAnn was the Director, Special Projects and Operations at the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, leading provincial initiatives in youth engagement and quality, while also overseeing corporate operations. MaryAnn has worked in leadership roles in the mental health sector for over 10 years, developing and leading initiatives in e-mental health, youth suicide prevention/youth life promotion, and knowledge mobilization. She began her career in community development and public health policy.
MaryAnn has a master’s degree in social work and a bachelor’s degree in public affairs and policy management, with a specialization in social policy.