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Cameron Love

President and CEO, The Ottawa Hospital

Cameron Love is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Ottawa Hospital (TOH), one of Canada’s leading academic health sciences centres. He took on this leadership role as of July 1, 2020, in an unprecedented time as Ontario’s health system adapts to a new service model in the wake of COVID-19.

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Cameron is an inspirational leader, dynamic and engaging, who leads through collaboration and mutual respect.

He is determined to continue building TOH’s reputation as a global leader in health care, research and education, improving the lives of people in our community, province, and country.

In his mandate as CEO, Cameron aims to advance the programs and services at TOH; to help innovate new deliveries of health care by empowering TOH clinical teams and scientists; and to partner with patients and families in the Champlain region to deliver the best care.

The hospital’s core values of ‘Compassion, Teamwork, Commitment to Quality and Respect for the Individual,’ are bolstered by Cameron’s passion and integrity, which he has applied in the health-care sector since 1998. Cameron served on TOH’s transitional leadership team that guided the merger of five local hospitals, leading to the creation of TOH and the integration of its programs and services across several campuses.

Strengthening the integration between hospital and home care, Cameron served as the interim CEO of the Champlain Community Care Access Centre to focus on improving the delivery of home care services in the community. Through this experience, and as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of TOH since 2014, he was responsible for the leadership and oversight of programs and services across the hospital, and their integration into regional programs throughout the Champlain region.

Cameron now leads the development of the exciting new campus which will be one of Canada’s most modern academic health sciences centres. Cameron’s vision for this new centre will be the linchpin for the transformation of health care in the Ottawa region for the next century, with the first phase planned to open in 2027.

Cameron is active in the education of aspiring health-care executives as a preceptor to residents in the Master of Health Administration program at of the University of Ottawa, for which he received Telfers MHA Preceptors Award.
Cameron has a Master’s in Health Administration, and training at the Wharton and Telfer Schools of Business, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Psychology. In addition, Cameron is involved in many regional and provincial initiatives, committees, and task forces, and sits on several boards that promote the health and wellbeing of the people in the region.

Away from his professional life, Cameron can be found coaching his children’s minor hockey teams, downhill skiing, mountain biking and spending time with his family.

Kelsey MacDonald

Executive Director, Health Human Resources, Department of Health, New Brunswick

Kelsey MacDonald is an accomplished Human Resources professional with extensive experience in talent acquisition, leadership, and healthcare workforce planning. Kelsey has a passion for healthcare and is currently the Executive Director of the Health Human Resources Division within the Department of Health, Government of New Brunswick.

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Kelsey’s expertise lies in strategic recruitment, talent retention, and addressing the unique challenges facing healthcare HR professionals. Her career spans roles in both the public and private health sector, including roles in Long-Term Care and Tertiary Care. Kelsey has a Master’s in Health Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion, and is a CPHR Candidate.

Michele Leroux

Chief Human Resources Officer, Halton Healthcare


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Toni Kay-Howlett

Interim Director, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Planning & Total Rewards, Human Resources, Grand River Hospital


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Ray Nayani

Manager, Central East, SE Health


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Loren Tisdelle

MBA, CPHR, Director, Human Resources, Louis Brier Home & Hospital (Vancouver)

Loren Tisdelle helps organizations thrive through their most important asset – PEOPLE! He applies an undergrad in Psychology (SFU) with a Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences (Rotman/UofT) to generate practical and effective business strategies that motivate people, influence decision making and change behaviour.

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Loren is passionate about delivering creative solutions that have a positive impact on workplace culture and performance.

Loren is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) with over fifteen years of experience as a healthcare leader. He has supported organizations with achieving Accreditation with Exemplary Standing as well as the Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice™ Award.

Myfanwy Marshall

Vice President, People and Experience, CAMH

Myfanwy Marshall is currently the Acting Vice President, People and Experience at CAMH, Canada’s largest mental health hospital. She joined CAMH in 2016, working in a number of roles and currently has oversight of t human resources and organizational development at CAMH. Prior to CAMH, she has worked in various industries in human resources and labour relations. With experience in both private and public sector, she is known as a collaborative partner and advisor. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends outside.

Trish Tutton

(she/her), Speaker and Mindfulness Teacher

After years working in cultures where stress and burnout were seemingly the only way to success, Trish suffered a shocking loss and things became clear: stress is unavoidable, but it doesn’t have to dictate our lives. As a speaker and mindfulness teacher, Trish has taught the skills to become UNSHAKABLE and THRIVE amidst change and challenge to thousands of folks across North America.

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She is passionate about helping folks become more resilient and less stressed with simple but impactful mindfulness techniques.

You can find her as a teacher on the #1 free meditation app in the world, Insight Timer, and she is the author of the Mindful Mornings Journal.

My training highlights include: 

  • With a background in non-profit events organization, I have a deep appreciation for those working in high-stress environments.
  • Over 15 years of personal practice and study with world class teachers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Tara Brach, Mark Coleman, Bernie Clark, Joseph Goldstein, and more.
  • Mindfulness Based Stress, Reduction via University of Massachusetts Medical Centre
  • Search Inside Yourself, Google’s Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence course
  • Fundamentals of Coaching, via Co-Active Coaching
  • Science of Well-being, via Yale University

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