Our Leadership Team


Ron Sapsford 

Chief Executive Officer (Interim)

Ron has held many executive health care roles in his career, including Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Medical Association, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hamilton Health Sciences Services Corporation, and Chief Operating Officer of the Ontario Hospital Association, to name but a few.

Ron is well known in Southwestern Ontario and is eager to share the wisdom and change management experience he has earned through many years of professional public service leadership. As Interim CEO, Ron will focus on achieving health care outcomes, leading through change, strengthening the internal culture and establishing the organization’s strategic plan.

Ron has a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

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Donna Ladouceur

Vice President of Home and Community Care
Donna was formerly the Senior Director, Client Services for the South West CCAC since its inception in January 2007. Previously Donna was the Director of Client Services since 2005. Donna has worked in the community since 1990 providing case management for hospitals, community and the children services team as well as leading the development of the End of Life Strategy for London and Middlesex. She was a branch manager prior to that for a community healthcare agency and she has 10 years of senior leadership experience in a Hospital based research clinic which was a joint venture between an acute care hospital and a pharmaceutical company, the first such venture in Canada. Donna has a strong track record of leading innovative, integrated and accountable client-driven care. She is a passionate advocate for consistency and equitable services delivery to clients and has a proven track record as a change leader and proven ability to create and sustain strong strategic partnerships

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Vice President of Corporate Services & Vice President of Human Resources
Hilary has been in management positions in the public sector for over 20 years and was a Manager with the South West CCAC for over 10 years. While with the CCAC, Hilary demonstrated leadership in the areas of finance, reporting, control management in addition to workflow processes and measurement.
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Mark Brintnell

Vice President Quality, Performance and Accountability
Mark is a strong leader and strategic system thinker with over 17 years of experience in health care. As Vice President, Quality, Performance and Accountability Mark provides leadership for system and organizational efforts in enhancing quality, achieving better results, and attaining value for money. Mark is responsible for strategic oversight and operational direction in the areas of quality, accreditation, risk management, health service provider and patient services contract management, financial and program accountability, business intelligence, analytics and evaluation, and performance management and reporting at an organizational and system level.

Dan Brennan

Director, Communications and Community Engagement
Dan Brennan comes to the LHIN with over 20 years of communications, public relations and strategic planning experience. With a passion for problem solving, Dan enjoys breaking down challenging issues with understanding, strategy and team work. Dan is a fluently bilingual communications professional who has gained unique health care perspectives leading challenging awareness campaigns, product launches, restructuring announcements and crises in Alberta and Quebec. Dan holds degrees in Mathematics, French and English and has completed the Canadian Securities Course. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of BioAlberta and was formerly a Board member of the Vimy Foundation.


 Sue McCutcheon, Interim Vice President Strategy System Design and Integration

Sue has dedicated her entire career to healthcare in south western Ontario. She is a Registered Nurse, with a Masters in Nursing and a Masters in Health Administration. For the last six years, Sue has been working with the LHIN, dedicated to improving the system for patients and ensuring we’re providing better quality care and patient experiences. 

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