Our Leadership Team


Chief Executive Officer

CEO Leadership Update

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Kelly Gillis, Interim Co-CEO

Vice President of Strategy, System Design and Integration
Kelly has over 25 years of health care leadership experience having spent the majority of her career in leadership roles focused on health care strategic planning and system integration within southwestern Ontario. Kelly joined the South West LHIN in 2006 as the Senior Director, Planning, Integration and Community Engagement. Since joining the LHIN Kelly has provided leadership and guidance to the development of health system plans and implementation of complex change initiatives within the South West LHIN. Kelly has also provided leadership to a number of pan-LHIN priority areas of focus such as hospice palliative care, alignment of quality improvement activities in partnership with HQO, and most recently LHIN Renewal. Prior to joining the LHIN, Kelly worked for London's hospitals as Director of Medical Affairs. She was also the Systems Integration Leader for the Huron Perth Hospitals Partnership and worked as a senior health planner with the Huron Perth and Thames Valley District Health councils.  
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Donna Ladouceur, Interim Co-CEO

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
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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Maureen Bedek

Vice President Human Resources
Maureen joined the South West CCAC leadership team in September 2015, prior to that, she was the Executive Officer Human Resource Services for the London District Catholic School Board and has held positions as Director of Leadership Development at Bluewater Health and Vice President People & Hospitality Services at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital for 16 years. Maureen brings strong leadership skills to the team, including, labour relations and organizational development. As an Emotional Intelligence facilitator and team coach her work in clarifying expectations and assisting employees to be the best they can be supports a positive workplace culture.
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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.
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Dr. Cathy Faulds

Vice President, Clinical
Dr. Faulds brings 30 years of experience in comprehensive family medicine working in various models of care including hospital and long-term care. Dr. Faulds also provides expertise in palliative care, and has led the development of a 20-bed palliative care unit at Parkwood Hospital. In addition, during the course of her career, she served as President Elect, President and Past President of the Ontario College of Family Physicians. She also served on the Board of Directors for the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the London Family Health Team. Dr. Faulds currently serves as Adjunct Scientist and Professor at the Lawson Health Research Institute and University of Western Ontario. She has received many awards including the Bright Light Award for Leadership in Governance from the Association of Family Teams of Ontario in 2016, and the Dean’s Award of Excellence from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry from Western University in 2014.


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.


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