As well as having enjoyed an illustrious career as a distinguished microbiologist, epidemiologist and scientific evaluator for the Provincial and Federal Governments, Elly Bollegraaf has devoted the past 35 years to keeping the memory of the Holocaust alive. A child Holocaust survivor, Elly has served actively in numerous community related Holocaust projects and continues to document the personal accounts of those survivors living in the Ottawa area. She is a much sought after speaker on the subject of the Holocaust and the CHES committee is proud to count her as a member. Elly is married to senior scientist Dr. P.E. Grattan-Bellew.