June 16, 2022

Digital Health Canada 2022 Board Election Results

WRITTEN BY Digital Health Canada

June 16, 2022 – Toronto – The results of the Digital Health Canada Board of Directors election were announced yesterday at the association’s Annual General Meeting, held virtually. 15 candidates stood for for election to six open positions; 682 votes were cast to elect the following members to the Board of Directors:

  • Raza Abidi, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia (returning)
  • Shy Amlani, AHS, Alberta (new)
  • Chris Carvalho, Carveira Group Consulting, Alberta and British Columbia (new)
  • Cassie Frazer, Canada Health Infoway, Ontario (returning)
  • Blair White, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador (returning)
  • Julia Zarb, University of Toronto, Ontario (new)

Immediately following the virtual Annual General Meeting was the first meeting of the new Board of Directors, at which board members elected Cassie Frazer as President, Blair White as Vice-President, and newly-elected member Chris Carvalho as Secretary Treasurer.

The 2022-2023 Digital Health Canada Board of Directors:

  • Cassie Frazer, President
  • Shannon Malovec, Past-President
  • Blair White, Vice-President
  • Chris Carvalho, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Dr. Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Director
  • Shy Amlani, Director
  • Dr. Jonathan Choy, Director
  • Katherine Hay, Director
  • Keltie Jamieson, Director
  • Zen Tharani, Director
  • Dr. Julia Zarb, Director

“Congratulations to our new board members and thank you to everyone who put their name forward for election,” said Mark Casselman, CEO, Digital Health Canada. “The high number and quality of candidates seeking election is another example of the commitment so many Canadian digital health professionals bring to their work of advancing Canadian healthcare through technology. I’m eager to start working with the new Board of Directors on association strategy and governance.” 

Learn more about the Digital Health Canada Board of Directors here.