Committees: Treasurer of Board, Chair of Finance/Audit & Resources Committee, Member of Governance/Nominating, and Advocacy Committee
Other Volunteer Work: Treasurer Windsor Essex Country Sports Hall of Fame
Favourite Saying: "Imagination is more important the knowledge." Albert Einstein.
Education: Master of Education Candidate, Bachelor of Education, Business Information Systems
Committees: Member of Finance/Audit & Resources, and H.R. Sub-Committee
Other Volunteer Work: Member of the Board and the Executive of the Windsor-Essex Smart Community, Chair of the Technology Leadership Committee under the Smart Community initiative, and is the Vice President representative of the Coordinating Committee of Vice Presidents Academic of the Ontario colleges.
Family: Married to Don and has one son, Steven.
Education: CPA CA and CPA (Illinois)
Committees: Finance Audit & Resources
Other Volunteer Work: Treasurer & Board Member VON Canada, Director Manitoba Children's Hospital Foundation, Toronto Children's Hospital Santa Claus Parade
Family: Married to Sandra
Favourite Saying: We learn from failure, not from success. Bram Stoker
Education: Honours Bachelor of Commerce (University of Windsor), CPA, CA (Chartered Accountant)
Committees: Finance/Audit & Resources Committee
Other Volunteer Work: University of Windsor Board of Governors - University of Windsor Board of Governors - Chair, Municipal Retirees Organization Ontario (OMERS retirees) - Treasurer, A Book of My Own Literacy Campaign - Treasurer, Ontario School Board Insurance Exchange - Chair
Family: Married to Brian with two children and one grandchild
Education: Diploma Nursing from St, Clair College (1975), Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Windsor (1994), Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Windsor (2004).
Healthcare: Cynthia began her career as a hospital nurse. In 1985, she joined the faculty at St. Clair College in the Practical, Diploma, and Collaborative Nursing programs. As her career continued she held the positions of Chairperson for the School of Nursing followed by Director of Strategic Planning for Health Sciences and Nursing, where she was directly involved in the clinical design, technology, and simulation labs for the Centre for Applied Health Sciences.
Committees: Quality of Care Committee, and Patient & Caregiver Council.
Family: Married to Rick, with two children and six grandchildren.
Education: Diploma in Nursing from St. Clair College, Bachelor's of Nursing from the University of Victoria, Master's of Nursing from the University of Victoria, Master of Healthcare Administration from Capella University, Master of Business Administration from Capella, and a certificate in Business Administration from McMaster University.
Healthcare: Laura started her nursing career over 25 years ago. For the last several years have been in a senior leadership role over multiple hospital campuses. Ensuring the highest quality of care is being provided and that the hospital remains compliant with all rules, regulations, and bylaws.
Committees: Quality of Care Committee
Education: Registered Respiratory Therapist Michener Institute of Health Sciences Toronto, RRT (A) the University of Miami.
Healthcare: Mary spent a number of years as Director of Respiratory Therapy at Women's College Hospital Toronto which at the time had one of Canada's larger high-risk obstetrical and Neonatal Programmes. Upon retirement, Mary was (Acting) Director at Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto. Her work included program development and implementation, policy development, education, and research.
Committees: Quality of Care and Audit Committees
Other Volunteer work: Dorothy Lei Hospice Etobicoke, Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Family: Upon retirement, Mary and her husband Malcolm moved back to her hometown of Windsor, a move they are pleased to have made.
Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Windsor (1987), Masters of Science in Nursing-Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (1999) from Wayne State University, and her Doctorate in Nursing - Biobehavioral Health (2012) from the University of Michigan.
Healthcare Experience: Dr. Freeman has worked in health care for over 29 years in many different roles in Canada and the United States. She is the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program Graduate Coordinator and the Coordinator for the Oncology Palliative Care Diploma Program. Her areas of research interest include Oncology (Breast Cancer), Survivorship, Palliative Care, Cognitive Impairment and the Student Experience within Post-Secondary Education.
Education: B.S.W., M.S.W., University of Windsor, Registered Social Worker
Committee Membership: Quality of Care
Other Volunteer Work: Former Board Member, Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society and Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Foundation, Former Board Member, ASSIST (Assisting Individuals Secure Tomorrow), London, ON, Former Board Member, EDAL (Eating Disorder Association of London)
Family: Married to Steve
Favourite Saying: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead
Education: CPA, CGA
Committees: Member of Finance/Audit and Resources
Other Volunteer Work: Board President, Essex County Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. Former Board member Essex Community Services.
Family: Married to Jackie with two daughters
Favourite Saying: "If you think you can, you can. If you think you can't, you're right." Mark Twain
Education: BSc, Psychology-McMaster University, B.Sc.Phm, Wayne State University
Healthcare: David has had a varied career in pharmacy practice. He is a former Director of Pharmacy at Windsor Western I.O.D.E Hospital and a previous owner of three pharmacies in Essex County. David was employed for Green Shield Canada as the Director of Pharmacy Services, Pfizer Canada as their Director of Professional Relations, and as a consultant for the Canadian Council for the Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs. He is a Past President of the Ontario Pharmacists Association and the Ontario College of Pharmacists. David has maintained his license to practice as a frontline community pharmacist in Essex County for over 40 years.
Other Volunteer Work: Hospice of Windsor and Essex County, former Chair and Board Member Hiatus House
Family: Married to Monica with 3 children and 1 grandchild.
Favourite Saying: No Venture, No Gain
Education: Bachelor of Human Kinetics (1981); Bachelor of Education (1985); Master of Education (1995) from the University of Windsor
Committees: Quality of Care
Other Volunteer Work: Diocese of London, Diocesan Synod Committee, Co-Chair. United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, Opportunity United Board Member. Holy Family Retreat House, Advisory Board Member. Habitat for Humanity - Windsor and Essex County, Family Services Committee Member. Windsor-Essex County Sports Hall of Fame, Board Member.
Favourite Saying: "And will you succeed? Yes, indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!" Dr. Seuss
Education: LL.B, University of Windsor; J.D., University of Detroit
Profession: Served as the Vice President of Corporate and Medical Affairs before taking on the role of President and CEO of WRH
Family: Married to Elizabeth with one son, Maxim
Favourite Saying: "Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever." Gandhi
Education: RN, BScN, MBA.
Profession: She joined WRH in 1999 and has been the CNE and COO since December 2020. Karen provides support, guidance, and direction for the Directors and Managers of these departments as they develop, implement, and sustain improvements in processes and care delivery to ensure positive patient outcomes. Karen leads the Hospital Acquired Infection and Hand Hygiene Corporate indicator and is dedicated to continuous system and process improvements throughout her portfolio and the entire organization.
Education: B.Sc (Hon), University of Windsor, 1997. M.D., University of Ottawa, 2001. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPC), Internal Medicine 2005.
Family: Married to Geneviève with 3 sons.
Favourite Saying: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill
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