Hazelle Palmer is a seasoned senior executive with more than 30 years of progressive experience in the non-profit sector.
She is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sherbourne Health and formerly the Executive Director of the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) and the Executive Director of Planned Parenthood of Toronto. Hazelle holds a Master’s Certificate in Health Care Management as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Carleton University. She is the former Managing Editor of Health Sharing Magazine, worked as a Television producer for WTN and Upfront Entertainment and was the Communications Coordinator for the Association of Canadian Community Colleges. A published author of two books, Hazelle’s work has appeared in numerous publications, newspapers, and journals including The Globe and Mail, Fuse, and the Women’s Journal/Cahier des femmes. She is currently the Chair of the downtown east Ontario Health Team and a member of the Board for the Ontario HIV Treatment Network. In the past, she has been an active and dedicated board member for the Institute of Gender and Health of CIHR, Women’s College Hospital, the Association of Ontario Health Centres, Hassle Free Clinic, the Canadian Federation for Sexual Health and Springtide Resources, and has also participated on the Health Council for the Mid-east Toronto Health Link and the Back-Office Council for the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (TC LHIN). Born in London, England and raised in Montreal, Hazelle is also proud of her Caribbean heritage.