Providing leadership in public health management
Print Page   |   Sign In   |   Register


Sponsor Offer



Member Highlight


Creating Change in Sudbury District!

Sudbury & District Health Unit’s  You Can Create Change campaign raises awareness of the social and economic factors that determine health and inspires people to take action. Check out their website and the ever-growing list of how people can make a difference. 

Learn more here.


  Previous highlights



Board of Directors 2016-17
Share |

During the Annual General Meeting held each spring, alPHa elects a Board of Directors composed of seven members from the Boards of Health (BOH) Section and seven members from the Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health (COMOH). The balance of the alPHa Board is composed of one representative from each of the seven Affiliate organizations and one non-voting representative from the Ontario Public Health Association. The Board meets regularly throughout the year to consider matters of policy, priorities, and governance.

If you are a member of the Board of Directors please click here to login.

Members of the 2016-2017 alPHa Board of Directors are as follows:

     Executive Committee
     President / COMOH Representative, Central West Region Dr. Valerie Jaeger
     Past President VACANT
     Vice President  / BOH Representative, South West Region Carmen McGregor
     BOH Section Chair / BOH Representative, East Region Mary Johnson
     COMOH Chair / COMOH Representative, North Region Dr. Penny Sutcliffe
     Treasurer / COMOH Representative, Central East Region Dr. Robert Kyle
     Affiliate Executive Representative / OAPHD* Paul Sharma
     Member-at-Large / BOH North East Region Gilles Chartrand
BOH Representative, Central West Region April Jeffs
BOH Representative, North West Region Trudy Sachowski
 BOH Representative, Central East Region David Pickles
BOH Representative, Toronto Dr. Peter Wong
COMOH Representative, South West Region Dr. Miriam Klassen
COMOH Representative, East Region Dr. Paula Stewart
COMOH Representative, Toronto Dr. Howard Shapiro
COMOH Representative, South West Region Dr. Chris Mackie
Affiliate Representative, AOPHBA* Patricia Hewitt
Affiliate Representative, APHEO* Emma Tucker
Affiliate Representative, ASPHIO*

Ken Gorman

Affiliate Representative, HPO* Sandra Laclé
Affiliate Representative, OPHNL* Maureen Cava
Affiliate Representative, OSNPPH* Tracy Allan-Koester
Cross-Appointment, OPHA* Ellen Wodchis


 * Legend:

AOPHBA = Association of Ontario Public Health Business Administrators

APHEO = Association of Public Health Epidemiologists in Ontario

ASPHIO = Association of Supervisors of Public Health Inspectors of Ontario

HPO = Health Promotion Ontario

OAPHD = Ontario Association of Public Health Dentistry

OPHNL = Ontario Association of Public Health Nursing Leaders

OSNPPH = Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health

OPHA = Ontario Public Health Association