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Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
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Thomas Corcoran, ICD.D, MBA, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Thomas Corcoran has held senior domestic and international executive roles at IBM Canada, IBM Corporation (Armonk, New York), Confederation Life, KPMG and Canada Life (Canada and U.K.). Specializing in corporate restructuring and performance management, he is now focusing his energy on corporate governance. Over the past 12 years, Mr. Corcoran has held a number of corporate directorships and is currently Chairman of NexgenRx Inc., an electronic health claims paying service, Chairman, MEMOTEXT Corporation, a medication compliance service provider, Director, LifeCapital Holdings Inc. and Advisory Board member, ArtsandTV, a digital media company. He is also Chair of the ICD Ontario Chapter, and a member of the MaRS Advisory Board Selection Panel. In addition to being the immediate past Chair of Bridgepoint Hospital and past Chair of the Bridgepoint Foundation, Mr. Corcoran's community service record includes : Governor, University of Waterloo; Director, Granite Club; Chair, President's Advisory Council, University of Waterloo; Chair, Board of Governor's, Crescent School; Director, National Ballet of Canada; President & Chair, Ontario Chamber of Commerce; Director, Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Director, YMCA Youth Enterprise Centres of Canada.
Robert Carman, C.M. B.Sc.F.
Bob 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 of Secretary of the Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council of the Management Board of Cabinet, Bob has consistently enhanced accountability and raised standards within the Ontario government. Following retirement from the public service, Bob has remained active within the public service realm, co-chairing the Quebec/Ontario Rapid Train Task Force, among other assignments. Bob has also held senior private sector positions with Weston Foods; 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, Bob is a forester by training and holds a B.Sc.F. from the University of Toronto where he graduated as a gold medalist. He 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.
Rex Roman, PhD
Dr. Rex Roman is currently a Vice-Chair of the Research Ethics Board of Women's College Hospital. Rex recently completed a Fellowship in Mental Health and Ethics with the Department of Psychiatry at Women's College Hospital. Prior to that he 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. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto.
Peggy Taillon has lead 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, Peggy served as the Senior Vice-President at The Ottawa Hospital, and was previously Executive Director of Ontario's Mental Health Implementation Task Force. Today Peggy's diverse voluntary roles include the International Initiatives 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. Peggy also founded 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, Peggy 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 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, Mr. Tsouli has been the President of Samar Portfolio, a shipping company. Mr. Tsouli has been on the Board of Directors for French Canadian Association of Ontario (ACFO de London-Sarnia) at the executive level. As well, Mr. Tsouli been involved heavily 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