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Dr. Daniel Saugh
Dr. Daniel Saugh
Dr. Daniel Saugh, PhD, MSc, MPH, MDiv, RP currently serves as the Canadian Programs Manager, for ADRA Canada, a NGO, humanitarian agency based in Ontario, which is part of the global ADRA network. Through this network, our reach extends into more than 130 countries. We work with communities in Canada and overseas to help them to lift themselves out of poverty, creating a brighter future. Specifically, tasked with domestic operations, he oversees our National emergency and development programs including disaster response and preparedness and psycho-social support.
Daniel holds his undergraduate honours degree in health sciences, graduate degrees in public health, international/community development, theology and human relations/psychology from York University, Andrews University, Loma Linda University, and Wilfrid Laurier University respectively. He has served in the Canadian Armed Forces in the Royal Canadian Chaplaincy Service as Capt (Ret'd), and currently as a Senior Chaplain (Inspector) with the Toronto Police Service.
He is also Chaplain and member for the Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation Board. He has received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal for outstanding community and military service and the Minister of Veterans Affair Commendation medal for outstanding service to Veterans. He is a trained PFA, registered Psychotherapist, and Mental Health Professional. He also is an adjunct Professor in Health Sciences and Psychology at Georgian College, ON, and Burman University, AB, respectively. He sits as a member on several NGO Alliances and is the Vice Chair of the Emergency Management NGO Consortium of Canada for strategic relations and partnerships.
He is dedicated and passionate to help people build resiliency, recover, and return to a life of normalcy with the often rapidly changing circumstances of life and seeks to exemplify the motto of ADRA, Justice, compassion and love for all.