Canadian Northern and Remote Health Network Executive Committee Partners

The following partners from the Executive Committee come together with staff from CFHI. The partners meet bi-monthly to develop priority areas of focus, assess needs of the regions and share successes. They provide input into the programming and activities offered by CFHI to facilitate the spread and adoption of improvement initiatives in northern and remote areas of Canada.


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Northern Health Authority, British Columbia

Executive Committee Member
Cathy Ulrich, President and Chief Executive Officer


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North Zone, Alberta Health Services, Alberta

Executive Committee Member 
Gregory Cummings, Chief Zone Officer, North Zone


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Northern Regional Health Authority, Manitoba

Executive Committee Member
Helga Bryant, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer


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Saskatchewan Health Authority, Saskatchewan

Executive Committee Member
Brett Enns, Executive Director Primary Care


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Churchill Health Centre Division, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, MB

Executive Committee Member
Jason Klainchar, Acting Chief Operating Officer and Director of Patient Services


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Western Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

Executive Committee Member
Cynthia Davis, President and Chief Executive Officer


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Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services

Executive Committee Member
Patricia Kyle, Assistant Deputy Minister, Families and Communities (English)


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Government of Nunavut Department of Health

Executive Committee Member
Victor Akande, Executive Director Health Operations


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Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

Executive Committee Member
Maria Judd, Vice-President, Programs


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First Nations Health Authority, British Columbia

Executive Committee Member
Sonia Isaac Mann, Vice President, Programs & Services


First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Executive Committee Member
Chantal Marin-Comeau, Assistant Director General


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Yukon Department of Health and Social Services

Executive Committee Member
Karen Chan, Assistant Deputy Minister


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North East Local Health Integration Network, Ontario

Executive Committee Member
Carol Philbin Jolette, Director of Population Equity, James Bay Coast

Last Updated: November 2018