De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre Board of Directors

Pat Mandy

Chairperson, Board of Directors Chairperson, Capital Planning Committee

Board Chair Pat Mandy, the recently Retired Chief Executive Officer of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network, has dedicated much of her volunteer time since 2011 to the Board of Directors of De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre. Mrs. Mandy is a well respected health care leader with more than 25…

Dr. Bradley Johnson

Member at Large

Bradley is a member of the Oneida tribe of the Six Nations, and has served for the past 3 years on the board of De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre. Bradley is a recent graduate from the Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University. He is currently doing Family Medicine Residency…

Lina Rinaldi

Quality Committee Chairperson Board Member at Large

Lina Rinaldi is the Chief Operating Officer at Brant Community Healthcare System, a large 300 bed community acute care facility with sites in Brantford and Paris, Ontario. She has held this position since 2013. Previously Lina was the Vice President, Patient Services and Chief Nurse Executive. Lina has successfully ensured access to quality care for the Brant County community through partnerships, advocacy and a patient first philosophy. In addition to this role, she is the Chief Nurse and Professional Practice Executive and leads the organization in strategies for building leadership capacity and inter-professional practice models. Lina holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from York University and a Master of Nursing (Administration) from the University of Toronto. She is a Certified Health Executive (CHE) with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (formerly CCHSE) and a graduate of the University of Toronto Rotman Advanced Health Leadership Program (AHLP). In addition, Lina has been a surveyor with Accreditation Canada since 2007. Lina has a strong interest in aboriginal health needs having worked in Northern Ontario including Moose Factory and is currently a Board Member for the De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre (Brantford/Hamilton). Lina is also active in the Halton community serving on the Board for Summitt Housing & Outreach Programs. Two active teenagers keep her energized with interests in classical piano, hockey and Irish dancing.

 

Terry Ramirez

Vice Chairperson of the Board

Terry Ramirez is a member of the Tuscarora nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. Her father is Jamaican and her father’s mother was Arawak. Terry grew up in Caledonia and currently resides at Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. Terry has a combined BA in Sociology and Indigenous Studies from…

Kathleen Randle

Born in Burford, graduate of UWO and Brock Universities, I worked in retail and banking, before entering teaching in 1989.  I have lived with my family in 2 provinces (Ontario and Quebec) and 6 communities, including Hagersville and Ancaster.  As an elementary teacher for the Grand Erie District School board, I taught Grades 2 to…