D’Arcy Duquette, Chair

Calgary, AB

D’Arcy is a retired Director from Canadian Pacific Railway, where he worked for 39 years. In addition to being a member of the Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC), D’Arcy is president for his community association; a member of the Surgical Safety Action Team; a member of Alberta Health PACER team; and, was a representative for the HQCA at the Quality Summit.

D’Arcy joined the PFAC in 2016. He has been a cancer patient in Alberta’s healthcare system for both colon and lung cancer, and has had both negative and positive experiences. He joined the PFAC to help with patient safety and the quality of care in Alberta. D’Arcy enjoys being a PFAC member because of the “wonderful people” he gets to work with and the commitment that is shown to providing a better healthcare system for everyone.