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


Laura Niles, Executive Coordinator

Laura joined HPRAC as Executive Coordinator from Negotiations, Accountability and Management Division of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Laura has over 20 years experience in the OPS in four different ministries with a focussed career in Project Management. She holds a professional project management designation from the Project Management Institute, a degree in Political Science from Queen's and graduate of executive development programs from Queen's and Schulich Schools of Business.

Doreen Thibert, Secretariat Lead

Doreen has been with the Ontario Public Service for over 20 years and has held a variety of key positions in a number of ministries - including a previous position as HPRAC Executive Coordinator. Currently on loan from the Nursing Secretariat, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Doreen's experience in managing stakeholder relations in both the public and private sector during a six year expatriate assignment will be helpful to her in her assignment with HPRAC.

Stirling Lafrance, Secretariat

Stirling Lafrance has been with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care since 2009.  Most recently Stirling has worked on developing regulations which govern regulated health professionals in OntarioBefore this he was a member of the team that developed the Excellent Care for All Act, 2010.  Stirling has an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Politics with an Emphasis in Law and Policy as well as a Master’s degree in Social and Political Thought.  As a Master’s student Stirling’s research interests were: the pharmaceutical industry, long term care workers and workplaces and obesity in the North American context.

Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council

56 Wellsley St. W, 12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S3

Telephone:  416-326-1550 or 1-888-377-7746
Fax: 416-326-1549