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Mailing Address
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2S3

Telephone and Facsimile
Toll-Free: 1-888-377-7746
Telephone: 416-326-1550.
Fax: 416-327-8897

Council

Thomas Corcoran, ICD.D, MBA, B.Sc., P.Eng.

Chair

Mr. Corcoran is currently the Chairman of NexgenRx Inc. and the MEMOTEXT Corporation. He is also a Director of LifeCapital Holdings Inc., a Director of ArtsandTV Inc. as well as the owner/founder of the Stonegate Group. Mr. Corcoran is the immediate past Chair of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Ontario Chapter, and Past Chair of Bridgepoint Health and the Bridgepoint Foundation. He has also held senior executive positions in the private and public sectors, including Vice President and Managing Director at Canada Life Insurance, U.K. Division, and Vice president at IBM Canada and Special Advisor to the Secretary, Management Board (Ontario Government). Mr. Corcoran is also a leader in voluntary sector governance and has served as Governor at the University of Waterloo; Chair, President's Advisory Council, University of Waterloo; Chair, Board of Governors, Crescent School; President and Chair, Ontario Chamber of Commerce; and Director, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Corcoran is a proud recipient of the Canada in Confederation Medal in 1992.

Rex Roman, PhD

Vice-Chair

Dr. Roman is currently a Vice-Chair of the Research Ethics Board of Women's College Hospital.  He recently completed a Fellowship in Mental Health and Ethics at the Department of Psychiatry at the hospital.  Prior to that, Dr. Roman worked for the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), leading a demographic study of mental health resource allocation.  He has also been a Fellow with the Joint Centre for Bioethics. Dr. Roman holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto.

Robert Carman, C.M.  B.Sc.F.

Member

Mr. Carman has held a series of high level, high profile public service positions with transformative mandates.  From acting as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Community and Social Services to his position as Secretary of the Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council of the Management Board of Cabinet, Mr. Carman has consistently enhanced accountability and raised standards within the Ontario government. Following retirement from the public service, he has remained active within the public service realm, co-chairing the Quebec/Ontario Rapid Train Task Force, among other assignments. Mr. Carman has also held senior private sector positions with Weston Foods and a national governmental relations firm, and is past Chair of both the Board of a Toronto area hospital and of an engineering firm. Now president of Namrac & Associates Ltd., a specialty public policy consultancy firm, he is a forester by training and holds a B.Sc.F. from the University of Toronto where he graduated as a gold medalist. Mr. Carman is a member of the Order of Canada (1995), an honoree of the Public Policy Forum and a recipient of the Vanier Medal from the Institute of Public Administration of Canada.

Jeanette Dias D'Souza ICD.D  CPA, CA

Member

Jeanette Dias D’Souza is a strategic leader with experiences which span the public, broader public and private sectors.  Jeanette works at the University of Toronto (Mississauga), helping to establish the notable Institute for Management and Innovation.  She was formerly the VP Finance and Administration at a large Toronto College and her previous positions include being Assistant Deputy Minister with the Ontario government.  She served in a number of portfolios including Energy, Infrastructure, Consumer Services and Research & Innovation.  Jeanette’s interests focus on matters of governance, risk and accountability.  A Chartered Accountant by profession, Jeanette also holds an ICD.D Corporate Directors’ designation. 

Ms. Dias D’Souza is a member of the Executive of the Institute of Corporate Directors Ontario Chapter, and she serves as Chair of the new ICD branch in York Region.  Jeanette is currently a member of the audit committee of the Public Guardian and Trustee (Ontario), and is appointed to the Health Professionals Regulatory Advisory Council.  Her past Board experience includes St. John’s Ambulance (York Region) and Information Markham.

Jeanette graduated with her M. Ed (OISE, U of T) in June 2013, and she obtained her B. Comm from the University of Toronto.  Jeanette’s passion for supporting and mentoring young adults has led her to become actively involved in CPA Canada’s new national financial literacy program for Canadians. 

Peggy Taillon

Member

Ms. Taillon has led the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD), Canada's longest established social policy and research organization, through an unprecedented period of renewal since 2008. Immediately prior to CCSD, she served as the Senior Vice-President at The Ottawa Hospital, and was previously the Executive Director of Ontario's Mental Health Implementation Task Force. Today Ms. Taillon's diverse voluntary roles include the International Initiative for Mental Health and Disability Leadership, the Inner City Health Project, the Ontario Accessibility Secretariat Advisory Council and the Canadian Reference Group on Population Health under the Public Health Agency of Canada.  She also founded the HERA Mission of Canada, which undertakes many development projects empowering women and children in Western Kenya. Originally from the small northern Ontario town of South Porcupine, Ms. Taillon was educated in Toronto and Ottawa and holds degrees in social work and law, as well as advanced diplomas in mediation and negotiation.

Said Tsouli

Member

Mr. Tsouli holds an MBA from INSEEC Paris, France, and is currently an Investment Advisor at RBC Global Asset Management. In the past, he has been the owner of Samar Portfolio, a shipping company. Mr. Tsouli worked for International Corporation as business development manager and brought many businesses to Ontario, he dedicated his time to help his community. He has been on the Board of Directors for the French Canadian Association of Ontario (ACFO de London-Sarnia) at the executive level. As well, he has been heavily involved with the London Muslim Mosque and was the previous Executive Director for the London, Ontario, chapter of MAC. Mr. Tsouli was also the Executive Director for Regroupement Multiculturel Francophone de London and a very active member of L'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario.