Sherbourne is committed to ensuring that we maintain the highest standards of public trust and integrity in our affairs. The Board of Directors bring diverse backgrounds, skills, perspectives and experience to establish Sherbourne’s strategic direction, oversee management, ensure program quality and effectiveness, and steward financial sustainability.
Board members are volunteers.
Ken Chan, ICD.D
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Ken Chan joined Sherbourne’s Board of Directors in 2012 and has served as Chair since June 2016. A seasoned professional with experience in the business, non-profit and government sectors, Ken is an Assistant Deputy Minister with the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. He has also held leadership roles with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. In the private sector, Ken has served as Director of Public Affairs at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a global biotechnology company. Ken was formerly the Vice President of Advocacy, Research and Healthcare at Cystic Fibrosis Canada, one of Canada’s leading health charities. Internationally, Ken has worked in the United Kingdom at the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and at London City Hall. Earlier in his career, Ken was a police officer with the Peel Regional Police. He serves on the Board of Directors at Alterna Savings and Alterna Bank, and holds a designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ken has completed the Advanced Health Leadership Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and was a Kellogg Executive Scholar in nonprofit management at Northwestern University in Chicago.
– Vice Chair
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Neil is a healthcare leader with experience in project management, performance and funding management, capital planning and mentorship. He is currently the Director of Corporate Planning & Project Management Office at Health Quality Ontario. Neil has held leadership positions at Toronto SickKids Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital, the Toronto Central LHIN and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. His experience includes establishing strategic plans, implementing corporate reporting mechanisms, and developing business cases for new funding. Neil has been an avid volunteer with community agencies and local community hospitals in both governance and service delivery capacities. He was previously a community member on Sherbourne’s Governance Committee. Neil holds an Honours BSc from the University of Guelph and an MBA from McMaster, and is a Certified Health Executive from the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
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Amanda is a Chartered Accountant with expertise in the analysis of financial information, and is also a member of the Finance and Property Committee. Amanda is a Senior Manager with the Bank of Montreal and currently works on the Bank’s external reporting of their financial and strategic performance. She has worked as a senior accountant for both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration. Amanda’s governance experience includes roles with the AIDS Committee of Toronto and the Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary and Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto.
– Chair, Quality Committee
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Lindsey, B.Sc. PT, MHSc. Health Admin, CHE, is currently Vice President, Patient Programs at the Royal Victoria Regional Health centre in Barrie and since 2012, Regional Vice President, NSM Regional Cancer Program. For twenty years, Lindsey has held successively responsible senior healthcare administrative roles at York Finch General Hospital, Wellesley Hospital, University Health Network and Scarborough Hospital. Lindsey is trained as a Physiotherapist and has a Masters in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Health Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Management and LEAN Management Certification Program at the University of Michigan, and is a Certified Health Executive. As a healthcare leader, Lindsey has demonstrated passion and commitment for the delivery of high quality patient experience, working in partnership with health services providers to develop integrated systems of care and the development of high performing teams.
– Chair, Governance Committee/Board Secretary
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Michelle is a lawyer with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare sector. As the founder of Moldofsky Professional Corporation, she provides not-for-profit and healthcare organizations with legal advice and services to plan for cost reduction and outsourcing of the legal function. Michelle is a former General Counsel at St. Michael’s Hospital, a role in which she was a trusted advisor to the board of directors and senior executives. As a volunteer in the Pro Bono Law Ontario Corporate Law Clinic, she serves low income business owners and small not-for-profit organizations. She volunteers as a mentor to lawyers in the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association’s mentorship program as a member of the Corporate Counsel Advisory Committee of the Law Practice Program, which trains law students in their final transition to becoming licensed lawyers. Michelle is also a frequent speaker on legal issues affecting healthcare and research organizations in Canada.
– Chair, Fund Development Advisory Committee
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Richard is the Vice-President, Food & Beverage of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with 28 years of successful experience in technical and operational leadership of independent, corporate, not for profit and government hospitality organizations. Richard has extensive experience as a governor of non-profit organizations. He served for 6 years on the Board of Directors of the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT), including 3 years as Chair of the Board. While on the ACT Board, Richard served on – and chaired – the Leadership and Governance Committee, Fund Development Committee and Finance Committee. Richard has also served as an Advisor for Toronto, Ontario Culinary Tourism Committee (Savour Ontario), as well as Director of Board of Toronto Entertainment District Association and Board Member – Finance, Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia, and as an Advisor of the Ontario Tourism and Education Corporation. He is an experienced and successful fundraiser.
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Johannes brings strong expertise in risk management, internal audit and governance. He currently works in the banking sector as Director, Risk Management. Johannes also worked in the public sector in the federal Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, where he supervised the risk management and governance practices of Canadian financial institutions domestically and abroad. Johannes has been invited to develop and review international standards and regulations, and speak at international risk conferences.
Johannes has a strong interest in equitable health care for, and meeting the needs of, underserved populations. He served as Chair of Access Alliance Multicultural Health & Community Services, and has also volunteered as Chair of one of United Way’s allocation panels. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Calgary, in addition to a number of professional auditing designations.
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Craig brings 15 years’ experience in finance, risk management and governance, and is currently Managing Director & Head of Cross Business Risk at BMO Capital Markets. In his role at BMO, Craig leads a diverse team responsible for developing financial valuation and risk models, managing complex financial risks and leading new business initiatives. Craig holds a BSc., Science & Business with a minor in Economics from the University of Waterloo.
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Juliana, MD, MHM, CHE, brings to Sherbourne 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with an in-depth understanding of Ontario’s healthcare system and expertise in strategy, governance, performance measurement and quality improvement. She is currently the Team Lead of Strategy and Planning at Cancer Care Ontario where she manages the business operations of the Cancer Screening Program, including strategy and planning, operational risk and control, financials, metrics and reporting, communications and change management. Juliana’s clinical and business background is valuable to understanding the needs of diverse stakeholders, while reaching consensus and adopting evidence-based solutions. She holds the Certified Healthcare Executive Program designation from the Canadian College for Health Leaders, and received her Master of Health Management from the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University and her Medical Degree from Colombia at the University of Caldas.
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Lisa is the Director of Quality and Risk Management at Runnymede Healthcare Centre. She is an energetic healthcare executive who is passionate about safe, high-quality health care. Lisa began her career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist and over the last 15 years, has held progressive leadership roles in the areas of quality improvement, patient safety, enterprise risk management, interprofessional practice, security services, emergency planning, patient experience and engagement. She is a trained Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University, in addition to holding the Canadian Risk Management designation from the Global Risk Management Institute.
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Kenneth is the Lead for the Enterprise Business Process Management Center of Excellence at Loblaw Companies Limited, the nation’s largest retailer whose purpose is helping Canadians Live Life Well. Prior to this, Kenneth spent eight years helping University Health Network and Holland Bloorview achieve improved quality of care, productivity, cost-savings, and access through quality management and process improvement. Kenneth holds a Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University. He is also a certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and a member of the American Society of Quality.
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Laura Adams is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Ontario government, with a focus on health and social policy, where she provides guidance to senior decision-makers on healthcare issues and policy options. Laura joined Sherbourne’s Governance Committee in June 2016. Her expertise in Ontario’s health care system, public policy development, and government decision-making processes allow her to be an effective contributor to Sherbourne in its continuous success. Laura holds a Master of Public Administration from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Her early education was obtained from Queen’s University, where she earned a B.A. (Honours) in Political Studies with a minor in French.
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Jonathan is an experienced healthcare leader who’s passionate about health systems leadership, quality improvement and chronic disease management. He currently works at St. Michael’s Hospital as the Program Director of the Diabetes Comprehensive Care Program. He’s worked previously at St. Michael’s Hospital in a variety of leadership roles and at Toronto East General Hospital as the Manager of the Nursing Resource Team and New Nursing Initiatives. Jonathan is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from York University and a Master of Nursing in Health Systems Leadership & Administration from the University of Toronto. In addition, he holds a designation as a Certified Health Executive through the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
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Nathan is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a member of the Finance and Property Committee. He holds a Master’s degree in Health Administration from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He is currently the Chief Administrative Officer at the University of Toronto’s Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing. Nathan’s previous professional experience has focused on project management, planning, compliance and strategy management at various healthcare organizations including the University Health Network, Cancer Care Ontario and Health Quality Ontario.Read more
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Shannon is the Director of Strategy at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) where she leads strategic planning, corporate measures and project portfolio management. She brings to Sherbourne’s Board of Directors and Governance Committee a deep understanding of Board accountabilities, priorities and procedures, having worked extensively on the development of governance policies and Board Committee mandates.
Shannon is committed to Sherbourne’s mission to improve health for underserved communities through equitable healthcare services, promotion and outreach. She was previously employed as a vascular technologist at Sunnybrook Hospital, part of the diagnostic team for arterial and venous disease. She is a former community speaker and events volunteer for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and is currently a committee member for Love Her – a fashionable evening in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada.
Shannon holds an honours BSc (Kinesiology) from the University of Waterloo and an International MBA from Griffith University in Australia. She has also completed the Queen’s University Governance Program and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).