TORONTO, May 11 /CNW/ -
The Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased
to announce the appointments of Dr. Kathleen Gallagher-Ross, Mr. John
Fraser, and Ms. Carol Perry to the Board of the Toronto Central LHIN.
Dr. Gallagher-Ross was formerly the Director of Public Policy at United
Way Toronto and has extensive knowledge of urban health and community
needs and challenges. Dr. Gallagher-Ross also served on the Toronto
Public Library Board as Vice-Chair and Chair of the Board. Dr.
Gallagher-Ross's appointment is effective April 18, 2011.
Mr. Fraser has extensive experience in strategic planning and advancing
operational efficiencies in a variety of industries from both Board and
management perspectives. His role as Partner and Vice Chairman at KMPG
included numerous assignments in the health sector at the provincial
and federal levels. He has been a member of various Boards including
The Learning Partnership and The Hincks Dellcrest Centre. Mr. Fraser's
appointment is effective June 27, 2011.
Ms. Perry is a former Commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission.
She brings a strong background in finance and management and a broad
perspective on governance. As an investment banker she held senior
positions with various firms including RBC Capital Markets, Richardson
Greenshields and CIBC World Markets, and her own boutique financial
advisory firm, MaxxCap Corporate Finance. She has served on various
Boards, including St. Joseph's Health Centre, Atomic Energy of Canada
Limited, the Ontario Securities Commission, DALSA Corporation, and the
Independent Electricity Market Operator. Ms. Perry's appointment is
effective June 2, 2011.
"These three accomplished individuals have diverse depth of experience in
health and community services, Boards, and business which will be a
tremendous asset to the LHIN and health care system."
Angela Ferrante, Toronto Central LHIN Board Chair.
The Toronto Central LHIN is one of 14 LHINs established by the
government to work with health service providers and communities to
improve the coordination, integration, and performance of health care
services at the local level.
The Toronto Central LHIN funds and is accountable for the performance of
177 health service providers, including hospitals, the Toronto Central
Community Care Access Centre, community support services, Community
Health Centres, mental health and addictions agencies, and long-term
The Toronto Central LHIN organizations provide health care to the 1.14
million people who live in central Toronto and people from across
Ontario who require specialized services.
LHIN Board members are appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
Board members serve a term of one to three years, subject to a maximum
of six years.
SOURCE Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network
For further information:
Susana Hsu, Toronto Central LHIN