The Board of Directors is comprised of an impressive group of healthcare professionals. All experts in their respective fields, they help ensure that Salus Global is helping build better healthcare systems.
Lisa Calder, MD MSc FRCPC, CEO CMPA
Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Dr. Lisa Calder is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), a not-for-profit organization providing legal defense, liability protection, and safe medical care education for Canadian physicians. She is an experienced emergency physician who has focused her career on increasing patient safety.
Amanda Black, MD FRCSC
Professor, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Amanda Black is an Obstetrician-Gynaecologist in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ottawa Hospital. She also works in the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at the Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. She is actively involved with undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Debra Boyce, BSC (HONS), MD, CCFP, FCFP
Family Physician; Council Representative, Canadian Medical Protective Association
Dr. Boyce was first elected to CMPA Council in 2008. In 2018-2020 she was the first woman to serve as Chair of Council and President. During her tenure, she also served on every Council committee and chaired the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, Member and Stakeholder Relations Committee, Case Review Committee, Nominations and the Executive.
Diane Francoeur, MD, OB/GYN
Chief Executive Officer, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Dr. Diane Francoeur has been a highly accomplished Obstetrician-Gynecologist for more than 30 years and as a fierce advocate for women and health care providers, she continues to serve her community as a practicing OB/GYN to this day.
Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC)
Ms. Catherine Gaulton is the Chief Executive Officer and Attorney in Fact for Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC), for HIROC Management Limited and the HIROC Foundation. A former registered nurse and currently a practicing lawyer in Nova Scotia and Ontario, Ms. Gaulton also has more than 25 years-experience in senior healthcare leadership roles. Before joining HIROC she served as the Vice President, Quality and System Performance and Chief Legal Officer for the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Wendy Nicklin, CA
President (Board Chair), International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)
Ms. Nicklin is President (Board Chair) of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua). She is a valued active partner in discussions about improving the quality of health care and a recognized health care leader both across Canada and internationally. Her experience has included the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety, a founding Board member on the Canadian Patient Safety Institute Board and over 11 years as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Accreditation Canada.
Dr. Helen Scott
Chief Executive Officer, CanWaCH
Dr. Scott is Chief Executive Officer and one of the founders of CanWaCH, an epidemiologist and a leader with a track record of building and leading initiatives and partnerships in reproductive, maternal and child health and rights. She is passionate about analyzing, integrating, and sharing data to advance the solutions to complex challenges in community health.
Richard is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and has a Certificate in Health Care Administration from the University of Saskatchewan.