Digital Health Canada Board members are elected for a three-year term and are then eligible for re-election for up to one additional term. Board members attend approximately four face-to-face Board meetings per year (April, June, October, January); participate in teleconferences as necessary (usually two to three per year; chair or act as liaison to one of the standing Committees of the Board or a task force; participate in strategic planning; actively participate in Digital Health Canada activities; make a contribution to the industry.

The Digital Health Canada Board is a strategic board; the CEO and National Office team provide operational support. In return for sitting on the Board, members are able to actively contribute to and influence the development and advancement of the Canadian digital health industry by ensuring that Digital Health Canada remains a strong and respected organization.

The Digital Health Canada Board Development Committee is now inviting Digital Health Canada members in good standing to put their name forward for election to five (5) available positions on the Board of Directors. Learn more about the 2024 Board Nominations here

2023-2024 Digital Health Canada Board of Directors

Cassie Frazer
Senior Director, Private Sector Engagement, Canada Health Infoway
Shannon Malovec
Past President
Chief Digital Health Officer, Provincial Health Services Authority
Shy Amlani
Provincial Director, Virtual Health Program, Alberta Health Services
Chris Carvalho
Vice President
Principal Consultant, Carveira Group Consulting Inc.
Anne Forsythe
Manager, Data Standards, Canadian Institute for Health Information
Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia
Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Centre of Excellence
Lorraine Blackburn
Vice President, Professional Practice, Chief Nursing & Allied Health Officer, and Chief Clinical Information Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health
Wendy Tegart
Director, Provincial Technology Services, Alberta Health Services
Dr. Raza Abidi
Director of Health Informatics, Professor of Computer Science and Medicine, Dalhousie University
Julia Zarb
CEO + Founder
Blue x Blue Inc.
Blair White
CIO, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador