Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Telephone and Facsimile
Thomas Corcoran, ICD.D, MBA, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Mr. Corcoran is currently the Chairman of MEMOTEXT Corporation and of NexgenRX Inc. He is also the Director of LifeCapital Holdings Inc., Director of ArtsandTV Inc. as well as the owner/founder of the Stonegate Group. Mr. Corcoran also holds the position of Chair, Ontario Chapter, Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), and is immediate Past Chair of Bridgepoint Health. He has also held senior executive positions, including Vice President and Managing Director at Canada Life Insurance, U.K. Division, and Vice president at IBM Canada. 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 received the Confederation of Canada Medal in 1992.
Rex Roman, PhD
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.
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
Ms. Dias D'Souza is a strategic leader with experience that spans the public, broader public and private sectors. She was formerly the Vice-President of Finance and Administration at a large Toronto college. Her previous positions include being an Assistant Deputy Minister with the Ontario government, serving in a number of portfolios including Energy, Infrastructure, Consumer Services and Research & Innovation. Ms. Dias D'Souza's interests centre on matters of governance, risk and accountability. A chartered accountant by profession, she also holds an ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) designation. She is a member of the Executive of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Ontario Chapter, and serves as Chair of the new ICD branch in York Region. Ms. Dias D'Souza is currently a member of the audit committee of the Public Guardian and Trustee (Ontario). Her past Board experience includes St. John Ambulance (York Region) and Information Markham. Ms. Dias D'Souza received a Master's of Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto in June 2013; she obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the same university. Her passion for supporting and mentoring young adults has led her to become actively involved in the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's (CPA Canada's) new national financial literacy program for Canadians.
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.
Mr. Tsouli holds an MBA from INSEEC Paris, France, and is currently an Account Manager at Royal Bank of Canada and a business consultant at Incon Industrial Ltd. In the past, he has been the President of Samar Portfolio, a shipping company. Mr. Tsouli 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 the Muslim Association of Canada. Mr. Tsouli was also the Executive Director for Regroupement multiculturel francophone de London and a member of L'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario.