Cynthia is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of communication, community engagement and cultural diversity strategies across the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN).
She provides leadership and strategic direction to the NE LHIN on effective communication and stakeholder engagement practices. In addition, Cynthia is responsible for advancing the health care needs of the region’s culturally diverse population groups (23% Francophone and 11% Aboriginal/First Nation/Métis).
Prior to joining the NE LHIN in 2007, Cynthia had managed her own consulting firm. She also held a number of senior positions at the City of Ottawa where she provided leadership on portfolios including: health, transportation, organizational development and community relations. Cynthia is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and lives in North Bay where she is an active participant in community initiatives.