Sandra Laclé is currently Director, Clinical and Family Services and Chief Nursing Officer at the Sudbury and District Health Unit. She is a member of the health unit’s executive committee is a key decision maker in public health. Laclé’s professional passions include equity-focused health promotion, population health, chronic disease prevention and child health. During the past decade, she has led a number of health equity projects through the Ontario Public Health Association, the Association of Public Health Agencies, the Social Planning Council of Sudbury and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation’s Executive Training in Research Application program. She represents Health Promotion Ontario on alPHa's Board.