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Our Board Members

Leah Hollins

Victoria, British Columbia

  • Chair
  • Member, Departmental Audit Committee, Veterans' Affairs Canada
  • Chair, board of directors, Maximus, BC, Inc.
  • Former chair, Canadian Council for Donation and Transplantation
  • Former chair, British Columbia Addictions Foundation

Robert H. Teskey

Edmonton, Alberta

  • Corporate Director
  • Board member, TEC Edmonton
  • Member, Board of Governors, University of Alberta
  • Chair, Advisory Board, Alberta Diabetes Institute
  • Board Member, Alberta Diabetes Foundations
  • Chair, Taylor College and Seminary
  • University of Alberta Board of Governors’ Special Award 2008
  • Fourth Transplant Recipient, Clinical Islet Cell Transplant Program, University of Alberta

R. Wayne Gladstone

Whitby, Ontario

  • Corporate Director
  • Board Member and Chair, Audit and Finance Committee, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
  • Former Board Member and Chair, Finance Committee, Lakeridge Health Services
  • Past Chair and Volunteer, Canadian Executive Service Organization
  • Former Senior Vice-President, Finance and Administration, OMERS, and former Board Member of a number of its subsidiaries

Dr. Gary Glavin

Headingley, Manitoba

  • Corporate Director
  • Associate Vice-President (Medical), University of Manitoba
  • Professor, University of Manitoba
  • Board Member, CancerCare Manitoba
  • Board Member, Manitoba Institute of Child Health
  • Former Board Member, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Manitoba Health Research Foundation, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Enterprise Committee

Henry J. Pankratz

Toronto, Ontario

  • Corporate Director
  • Former Deputy Director, Ernst and Young Canada
  • Board Member, Northumberland Hills Hospital
  • Former Chair, Toronto Port Authority
  • Former Chair, Canadian Association of Management Consultants
  • Former Chair, National Ballet of Canada
  • Honourary Doctorate of Laws, Wilfrid Laurier University

Elaine Sibson

Halifax, Nova Scotia

  • Corporate Director
  • Retired Partner, PWC LLP
  • Chair, Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
  • Chair, Audit and Corporate Responsibility Committee of Nova Scotia Power Ltd.
  • Treasurer and Board Member, Atlantic Institute of Market Studies
  • Completed governance education through the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2008
  • Past Chair, Institute of Corporate Directors (Atlantic Branch)

Suromitra Sanatani

Edmonton, Alberta

  • Corporate Director
  • Director, Edmonton International Airport
  • Director, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Member, Royal Bank Independent Review Committee GAM
  • Former Chair, Royal BC Museum
  • Former Director, Victoria Port Authority
  • Former Director, Federal Panel on Conduct for Responsible Research
  • Former Director, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Former Strategic Counsel, Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Former Vice-President, Partnerships BC
  • Former Vice-President, Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Dunbar Russel

Toronto, Ontario

  • Corporate director
  • Board member, Fiduciary Trust, Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network
  • Former member, Board of Directors; AccertaClaim Servicorp Inc. (Chair), North York General Hospital (Chair), North York General Hospital Foundation, WyCliffe College (U of T), Toronto Dominion Life Insurance Company (Chair), TD Reinsurance (Barbados), Ontario Blue Cross, Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada
  • Former COO, The Royal Conservatory of Music
  • Former General Manager, Core Banking, Insurance and Investments, President’s Choice Bank
  • Former Executive Chair and President, TD Life Group & Senior Vice President, TD Bank
  • Former President and CEO, Ontario Blue Cross
  • Former senior executive, MONY Life Insurance Company of Canada

Craig Knight

Victoria, British Columbia

  • Corporate Director
  • Former Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health, for legislation, professional regulation, intergovernmental relations and corporate policy
  • Health policy and strategic initiatives consultant
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

Mike Shaw

Hamilton, Ontario

  • Corporate Director
  • Former Councillor, Health Council of Canada
  • Former Associate Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
  • Former Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Transportation
  • Former Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment and Resource Management
  • Former Chair, Saskatchewan Public Service Commission
  • Former Senior Vice-President, Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan

Dr. Jeff Scott

Halifax, Nova Scotia

  • Corporate Director
  • Paediatrician, IWK Health Centre
  • Investigator, Health Policy and Translation, Canadian Center for Vaccinology
  • Former Chair, Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health
  • Former Chief of Medical Officer of Health, Nova Scotia
  • Former Member, Expert Advisory Committee on Blood Regulation, Health Canada
  • Former Member, Scientific Advisory Panel, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health
  • Former Chair, Nova Scotia Blood Liaison Committee
  • Former Board Member, Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Kelly Butt

London, Ontario

  • Corporate Director
  • Member, Empire Life Investments Inc., Independent Review Committee
  • Volunteer Trustee, Hazel Cryderman-Wees Foundation
  • Former Chair of the Board, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
  • Former Chair of the Board, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Former Chair of the Board, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Former Board Member, The CUMIS Group, Renasant Financial
  • Former Senior Vice-President, Information Services, London Life Insurance Company

Dr. Kevin W. Glasgow

Toronto, Ontario

  • Corporate Director
  • Former CEO, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada
  • Former Member, Governing Council, Health Charities of Canada
  • Former CEO, Cardiac Care Network of Ontario
  • Former Member, Advisory Committee, Ontario Joint Replacement Registry
  • Former Member, Institute Advisory Board for Infection and Immunity, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity Toronto
  • Former Physician Executive, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Sectors
  • Former Senior Medical Consultant, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Former CEO and Medical Officer of Health, Brant County Board of Health
  • Former Member and Treasurer, Board of Directors, Association of Local Public Health Agencies
  • Former Member, Advisory Board, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit