President – Elected in 2021
A long-time resident of Pickering, Helen is a retired RN/MBA and senior health care executive. Throughout her career Helen focused on introducing new and innovative strategies to improve quality of care and the overall health care experience for patients and caregivers. In particular she is proud of being one of the first to lead the introduction of genuine patient engagement through the use of experience-based co-design.
Helen brings with her strategic, operational, business and financial expertise, past board experience, and extensive experience working/partnering with a broad range of stakeholders including senior health officials, board members, patients, caregivers, volunteers and community stakeholders to name a few.
Helen is a passionate gardener who has great respect for nature and as such advocates to protect our local wetlands, watersheds, natural heritage systems and agricultural land.