To ensure continuity of services across the province, a newly-formed Home and Community Care Support Services Board of Directors was established in July 2021. This highly skilled and diverse group oversees all 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations across Ontario, and supports the continued provision of high-quality home care services with a cohesive provincial vision in support of the government's plan to modernize home and community care.
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JOE PARKER, BOARD CHAIR
Joe Parker is a Partner with Four Corners Group, and owns Maple Tree Advisory Inc., a business consulting firm advising businesses on matters of strategy, governance, organization and performance improvement. He currently serves on the board of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, is Board Chair, Ontario Internal Audit, Community Services Sector Audit Committee, and volunteers at the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Previously, he was a Partner in the financial advisory services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and a financial executive at The Molson Companies. Joe's community involvement has included Board Chair/Director at the Central Community Care Access Centre, Board Chair/Governor at Mohawk College in Hamilton, a Member of the Board of Directors of Ontario Health and a Board member at the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University, is a CPA/CA, and an Institute Certified Director (ICD.d).
Carol Annett has a track record of accomplishments in the health care and social service sectors in various clinical, leadership and consulting roles. She was recently CEO of VHA Home HealthCare, a large not for profit home care provider in Ontario. Carol worked in acute and long term care facilities, community-based organizations, and she has served as the Executive Director of a children's mental health centre.
Active in her local community as a volunteer, Carol is a mentor for students in Schulich's MBA Program, a Peer Surveyor for Accreditation Canada, and has served on various governance boards. She is currently a Director on the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Board and previously on the Ontario Community Support Association, AC Nursing and Health Services and Canadian Feed the Children boards.
Carol holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto and a Masters of Business Administration from York University's Schulich School of Business.
Anne Campbell, RN, BScN, MN has 43 years of progressive leadership in healthcare with experience in patient care, education, project management and corporate planning. She has led transformational projects related to care delivery, professional practice, and culture shifts on person-centered care.
Anne was the Vice President of Partnerships and Chief Nurse Executive at the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance with responsibility for Patient Care Services and Nursing Practice.
Anne has a passion for inspiring and motivating health professionals to design a preferred future where the voice of the patient, family and staff engage in continuous improvement to co-create the way we deliver care.
Anne holds an RN Diploma from Conestoga College, a BScN from Ryerson University and an MSN from Athabasca University.
Eugene Cawthray is the Founder and Principal of Cawthray & Associates Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in contract negotiations and leadership coaching. He is also the Chairman of the Board for GPC Financial Corporation where he ensures governance compliance with federal regulations and supports business growth in Canadian markets.
Specializing in technology growth, Eugene brings more than 50 years of experience in strategic development and expansion in emerging technology landscapes. A strong advocate for health care, Eugene has volunteered his time to sit on the board of directors for Central Community Care Access Centre, the Central Local Health Integration Network and chaired the Ontario Board for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
In addition to completing several postgraduate programs, Eugene holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Mike Dibden is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of IGM Financial Inc. where he has overall accountability for Technology, Client Services, Operations, Cybersecurity, Fund Services, Real Estate and Procurement. He is currently leading an enterprise-wide digital transformation to modernize client and advisor experiences, automate back-office functions, outsource services and update technology to yield significant ongoing savings and drive future growth.
Mike has over 20 years' experience leading global technology and operations teams within the financial services industry. He has held progressively senior leadership positions in the finance and technology sectors, including Senior Vice President of Technology Operations and Wealth Management Technology at CIBC prior to joining IGM.
With a demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Mike has volunteered as an Executive Sponsor for the Employee Diversity Committee at CIBC, and chaired an employee advocacy group dedicated to promoting green environment initiatives at IGM Financial. His other board appointments include the Central Community Care Access Center (CCAC).
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto and completed the Directors Education program at Rotman School of Business.
Stephan Plourde recently retired as a Colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces and the Chief of Staff for the Canadian Forces Health Services. He led a variety of military healthcare organizations, both in care delivery as well as education and training, in Canada and abroad. In his previous role as CEO of Health Services Group East, Stephan was recognized as a leader in the provision of health care to all Canadian Armed Forces Personnel in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces, where he managed an integrated health system of military hospitals and clinics. Prior to retiring, Stephan contributed to the military support to long-term care facilities in Ontario and Quebec during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Active in the health care community, and fluently bilingual, Stephan is a longtime surveyor for Accreditation Canada. He has also volunteered as a mentor for the International Hospital Federation and served on the Board of Directors for the Canadian College of Health Leaders and the Annapolis Valley Community Health Board.
Stephan holds a Masters of Health Sciences from the University of Toronto where he was the recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Award, selected by the faculty "to the student most likely to make a noteworthy contribution in the field of health services administration."
Glenna Raymond was the inaugural president and CEO of Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores). Her dedication to quality and safety resulted in Ontario Shores being the recipient of various provincial and national awards for innovation, quality and team leadership.
As a Certified Health Executive (CHE), Glenna's extensive career includes executive roles in the acute care, mental health and academic setting. She also held leadership roles in clinical services, human resources, professional practice, patient safety and quality and risk management. Glenna has also contributed significantly to work at the Mental Health Commission of Canada on initiatives related to Guidelines for Recovery Oriented Practice.
Dedicated to her community, Glenna has served as director on a number of boards, including Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC), University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Scarborough and Rouge Valley Health Care System, United Way Ajax Pickering and the Central East Regional Specialized Geriatric Services entity.
Glenna holds a BScN from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from York University.