Infoway's Board of Directors includes two federal appointees, five provincial/territorial appointees and four to six independent directors selected from the private sector.
President of Graham Scott Strategies Inc. and Vice Chair of Enterprise Canada
Graham Scott, a recent past Chair of the Board of the Canadian Institute of Health Information, brings to Infoway a wealth of experience in public policy, governance and accountability in the voluntary and private sectors with a particular emphasis on health care policy and issues. His diverse experience in the health sector includes serving as a Deputy Minister of Health in Ontario, Interim CEO of Cancer Care Ontario, and serving as a supervisor of three Ontario hospitals in recent years.
Graham’s health and public policy initiatives reveal commitment to a diversity of challenging health issues ranging from organ and tissue donation to Alzheimer disease.
He also serves as Chair of the Institute for Research in Public Policy, as a director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and the Association of Faculties of Medicine Canada, and as a member of the Advisory Board of Sanofi Pasteur. Graham was made Partner Emeritus of McMillan LLP in 2007. For his extensive volunteer services he was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada in 2005.
Family physician, Saskatoon
Dr. Anne Doig has spent her entire 32-year career in Saskatoon serving the patients of City Centre Family Physicians, the successor of her father’s original practice in Hawarden, SK. Together with the other physicians in the practice, the Doigs have provided continuous comprehensive service for over fifty years. City Centre Family Physicians has been fully EMR-enabled since 2000.
A Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Saskatchewan, Anne has been honoured twice for her commitment to teaching. She is an original contributor to the ALARM (Advances in Labour and Risk Management) program of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. She is also the Medical Advisor to the Population Health Division of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. She is involved in its screening and prevention programs for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.
Anne’s commitment to the Canadian (CMA) and Saskatchewan (SMA) Medical Associations has been extensive and long-term. She will be completing her term as President of the CMA in August, 2010 and previously chaired the CMA’s Bylaws Committee. Anne is the immediate past chair of the SMA’s Legislative Committee and a past Speaker of its Representative Assembly. She has been a member of the SMA’s Board of Directors and of its Finance and Executive Committees. Presently, she is a member of the SMA’s Representative Assembly and chairs the Association’s Member Advisory Committee.
Sous-ministre associé aux technologies de l’information, ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, gouvernement du Québec
Appointed by the Conseil des ministres on May 1, 2013, Richard Audet holds the position of sous‐ministre associé at the Direction générale des technologies de l'information of the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) since June 10, 2013.
Richard, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations from Laval University and a certificate from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés, is a Certified Corporate Director (administrateur de sociétés certifié (ASC)).
He worked for more than 25 years at the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail du Québec, where he took on several roles in operational management, as well as the positions of General Manager, IT, for seven years and General Manager, Centralized Operations. He also served as Vice-President, IT, at the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec for more than four years.
His extensive experience in government administration, most notably in Information Technology, is a major asset in carrying out his mandates as sous‐ministre associé at the MSSS.
Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Government of Ontario
Research Director, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
Ian Brodie is a political scientist who has held key roles within the Conservative Party of Canada, including serving under Stephen Harper as Chief of Staff for the Office of the Leader of the Opposition and later the Office of the Prime Minister.
Previously, as Executive Director of the Party, Ian led the merger of the organizational, financial and legal operations of the PC Party and Canadian Alliance, organized the Party’s first national convention in Montreal in 2005, and oversaw the policy process leading to the convention. As well, he completed the work on the Agreement in Principle that led to the creation of the Party.
As author and educator, Ian has published articles and books on politics and law, and from 1997 to 2009, was an assistant professor, then tenured associate professor of political science at the University of Western Ontario.
He is also a recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal among his many other honours.
For four years, he served a Strategic Advisor with Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C.
Counsel, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
David Brown has returned to Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as Counsel focusing on the Capital Markets and Corporate/Commercial practices, following seven years as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). Prior to joining the OSC, he was a senior corporate law partner with a predecessor firm to Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg for 29 years, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and reorganization.
David has played a significant role in national and international regulatory bodies. He was the founding chair of the Council of Governors for the Canadian Public Accountability Board, a national body he helped form to oversee the audits of Canadian publicly-listed companies. In 2007 he undertook an independent investigation into matters relating to RCMP pension and insurance plans, and delivered his report "A Matter of Trust" to the Minister of Public Safety and to the President of the Treasury Board of Canada. He was subsequently appointed chair of a five-person task force to examine issues of governance and culture within the RCMP. The Task Force report and recommendations were delivered to the Minister of Public Safety and to the President of the Treasury Board on December 14, 2007.
David currently serves as a Member of the Investment Advisory Board of Westerkirk Capital Inc., and is the former Chair of the Canadian Employment Insurance Financing Board. He is also a former Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees of University Health Network, and a former Director of Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Cancer Care Ontario and Ontario Smart Systems for Health Agency.
He received a B.A. in Civil Engineering from Carleton University, a LL.B. from the University of Toronto, and an Honourary Doctorate of Laws from McMaster University. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1984. In 2009 he was appointed a member of the Order of Canada, and he received the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 2012.
Associate Deputy Minister, Health Canada
Paul Glover was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Health Canada effective July 8, 2013. Prior to his appointment, Paul was Assistant Deputy Minister of the Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB). HPFB takes an integrated approach to managing the health-related risks and benefits of health products and food through the regulatory system.
Paul was the ADM of the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch at Health Canada from September 2008 to January 2011. Previous to that, he was in the Privy Council Office's Operations Branch, where he worked on a wide range of social policy issues. He began his career at Health Canada in 1986, in the informatics area. He then moved on to health systems management and assumed progressively more responsible jobs, eventually leading, as Director General, a number of business units, including First Nations and Inuit Health Programs, the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program, and the Safe Environments Program.
Over the years, Paul has served on numerous governing bodies, including the Board of Directors of the Queensway Carleton Hospital, the Advisory Board for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Queen's University Board of Directors for the Centre for Water and the Environment. He has been a member of the National Academies of Science in the U.S., and the International Joint Commission.
Paul earned his MBA from Queen's University.
Deputy Minister of Health, Government of Manitoba
Karen Herd assumed her role as Deputy Minister of Health for Manitoba on July 8, 2013. She joined Manitoba Health in 2005 as Executive Director, Finance and in 2008, became the Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer. In April 2012, Karen was appointed the Associate Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer for Manitoba Health – a position she held until her appointment as Deputy Minister.
Karen has worked in the provincial health sector since 1998. From 1998 to 2005, she was with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) and its predecessor organizations – the Winnipeg Hospital Authority and the Winnipeg Community and Long Term Care Authority. During this time, she worked in Finance as Controller and later as Administrative Director for the WRHA Surgery Program.
Prior to joining the WRHA, Karen worked in the provincial government from 1992 to 1998, starting her civil service career with Internal Audit in Manitoba Education and Training. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba, and has been a chartered accountant for more than 20 years. She is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, recently completing the Not-For-Profit governance course. She has taught Finance for Non-Financial Managers in the Management Development for Women Program at the University of Manitoba and the Health Services Finance course at Red River College.
Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Information Management, Ministry of Health, Government of British Columbia
Lindsay Kislock joined the Ministry of Health as the Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM), Health Sector Information Management and Information Technology in July 2011. During her tenure at the Ministry of Health, Lindsay has led the successful introduction of the BC Services card, streamlined and improved the timeliness of access to health data for researchers, and overseen the implementation of the Ministry’s eHealth initiatives.
Prior to this appointment, Lindsay served as the ADM, Agriculture Science and Policy at the Ministry of Agriculture and as the ADM, Small Business and Regulatory Reform with the Ministry of Small Business and Revenue. During her 25 years of service with the BC government Lindsay has held a variety of senior management positions with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, the Ministry of Human Resources, and the Ministry of Employment and Investment.
Lindsay holds a Master’s degree from the Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Lakehead University.
Deputy Minister of Health, Government of New Brunswick
Tom Maston, CA, CHE, was appointed Deputy Minister of New Brunswick’s Department of Health in February 2014. Prior to this appointment, he had been the Assistant Deputy Minister of the department’s Corporate Services Branch for the last six years.
Tom served as Vice President for Corporate Services at River Valley Health, a New Brunswick regional health authority, for seven years. He was also Assistant Executive Director – Financial Services, with the New Brunswick Extra-Mural Hospital for a period of ten years.
He is a trained Chartered Accountant. He counts nine years of private sector experience as a public accountant and as controller for private companies.
Tom is also a Certified Health Executive through the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
Corporate Director, Calgary
Christine McGinley has nearly three decades of senior management and operational experience, more than half of which she developed over the past 15 years in Canada’s broadcasting sector.
That includes serving as Senior Vice President, Operations, for Canwest Broadcasting, as well as Vice President, Finance, for the Alberta stations of Western International Communications Television Ltd. Prior to that, Christine held senior financial roles in the oil and gas, and utilities sectors.
She is an Institute-certified Director with the Institute of Corporate Directors, a chartered accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce, with distinction, from the University of Alberta.
Christine currently serves as a Director and Audit Chair for Tbaytel, and as a Trustee and member of the audit committee for Northern Property REIT (publicly traded on the TSX). Over the past 10 years, she has also served on the boards of the Television Bureau of Canada and the YWCA of Calgary, as well as the Woman of Vision Advisory Board.
Partner, Cedar Bay Grilling Company
Arnold Park brings extensive and diverse experience to Infoway's Board of Directors. He has held executive positions with well-known Canadian organizations including McCain Foods, Vickers and Benson advertising, H.J. Heinz and others. Among his business accomplishments he served as President and CEO of McCain Foods Canada and as a member of the McCain worldwide senior executive council from 1995 to 2005. During that time the company's Canadian management team delivered above-average growth and sustainable results by building on each of McCain Foods distinct sectors. Currently Arnold is a partner in a start-up, up-scale seafood company, Cedar Bay Grilling Company Ltd, of Blandford, Nova Scotia.
Along with his strong business experience Arnold has held executive positions on various boards, including serving as the President of The Children's Bridge Foundation and as a Director of The Children's Bridge and Ottawa based International Adoption Agency. He holds a M.B.A from the University of Windsor.
Vice Chair, EPCOR Utilities Inc.
Sheila Weatherill has extensive experience in the delivery and administration of health services. She is past president and chief executive officer of Capital Health in Edmonton, having served in that role from 1996 to 2008. Prior to the consolidation of Alberta’s health regions, Capital Health was one of Canada’s largest integrated academic health systems providing comprehensive health services to more than a million people in and around Edmonton, as well as complex tertiary/quaternary services to two million people in central and northern Alberta and northern and western Canada. Among her other achievements in Albert health services, Sheila was instrumental in such initiatives as the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and netCARE, Alberta’s first electronic health record.
Sheila was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2006. That same year she was appointed a member of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on the Public Service. And in 2009 the Prime Minister named her as the independent Investigator of the Listeriosis Outbreak of 2008. She is currently a director with Shaw and Epcor.
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