ITAC Health Governance Committee Announces 2017 – 2018 Board of Directors

ITAC Health announces appointment of Susanne Flett, President of Healthtech Consultants, as Vice Chair and gives thanks to outgoing Board members

Toronto (June 09, 2017) – ITAC Health Board approved the Board of Directors Slate for the 2017 to 2018 term at their recent Board meeting held on June 7, 2017 in Toronto, in conjunction with the 2017 e-Health Conference.  ITAC Health’s Governance Policy directs the association to convene a Governance Committee each year to develop and propose a slate of candidates for approval by the ITAC Health Board.  The committee is chaired by a past Chair or Vice-Chair of the Board.  This year’s committee was chaired by, Dave Mosher, the current Past Chair of the ITAC Health Board of Directors.  In selecting potential candidates, Mr. Mosher ensured that the committee considered criteria to ensure appropriate representation including geography, type of company, size of company, the individual’s past contributions to the association, and gender diversity.

“Thank you to all of our board members that continue to contribute to the direction, success, and growth of ITAC Health as we continue to work to improve the delivery of healthcare for Canadians.” said, Gary Folker, Chair of the ITAC Health Board of Directors.  “A special thanks to the board members that have completed their terms and a big welcome to the new board members! Your continued support, along with our working committees, will allow us to continue to face the challenges in our evolving market and to provide true value to our members.”

Susanne Flett, President of Healthtech Consultants accepted the appointment as the ITAC Heath Board of Directors Vice Chair for the 2017 – 2018 term.  Ms. Flett brings a vast wealth of ITAC experience to the positon, having served previously as a director for both the ITAC Health and ITAC Boards.

A special recognition of thanks was given to outgoing Board Directors Mike Clarke, formerly of GE Healthcare, Barry Burk, formerly of IBM Canada, and David Pattenden of Amazon, for their generous contribution of time and outstanding commitment that they have provided to ITAC Health over their years of tenure on the Board.

2017-2018 ITAC Health Board of Directors
Chair – Gary Folker, Orion Health
Vice Chair – Susanne Flett, Healthtech Consultants
Past Chair – David Mosher, Infor

Aaron Berk, KPMG
Elizabeth Boudreau, Amazon
Chris Carbone, Mindful Experience
Michael Checkley, QHR Technologies
Catherine Hunter, PwC Health Industries
Ron Dunn, RelayHealth McKesson 
Paula Hucko, Goldcare
Peter Jones, Microsoft Canada
Glenn Lanteigne, Tectonic Advisory Services
Nathalie Le Prohon, IBM Canada
Steve McMahon, Deloitte                                         
Daniel Penn, Shift Health
Kyle Peterson , Calgary Scientific                         
Parm Sandu, HP Enterprise Services
Kyle Schilke, VMware
Jim Shave, Cerner Canada
Lisa Shoniker, Agfa Healthcare
Ken Stevens, Intelliware
Laure Tessier-Delivuk, GE Healthcare
Dave Thomas, TELUS Health
Michel Whitt, Bennett Jones LLP

About ITAC Health
ITAC Health is the healthcare division of ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada.  It’s mandates and objectives are membership driven, providing a consolidated, single voice for the membership to help influence the Canadian healthcare ICT market.  By providing access to information on the market trends and issues that need to be addressed, members develop a sense of direction of where the industry is going, and have the opportunity to influence that direction, in order to better focus their overall product and service strategies, and develop the network necessary to effectively execute on those strategies.

Elaine Huesing, Executive Director, ITAC Health