GS1 Canada's councils are an integral part of our robust governance structure and are composed of senior representatives and key decision-makers in the Canadian industry. These bodies feed directly into the GS1 leadership team and up to the Board of Governors.

Healthcare Advisory Council

Purpose and Accountability

The GS1 Canada Healthcare Advisory Council is representative of executive-level healthcare administrators and clinicians providing advice, support and direction to GS1 Canada management. They strive to achieve enhanced patient safety, improved health system quality and overall system efficiencies through the adoption of a single system of GS1 global supply chain and data integrity standards.


Sarah Chow

Vice President, Corporate Support & Chief Financial Officer
Toronto East Health Network

Paul-Émile Cloutier

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tony DiEmanuele

President & Chief Executive Officer
Mohawk Medbuy Corporation

Christine Donaldson

Interim President and CEO
HealthPRO Procurement Services Inc.

Alain Doucet

President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian College of Health Leaders

Brian Emmerton

Vice President and General Manager
Aramark Canada Ltd.

Debbie Fischer

Executive in Residence
Rotman School of Business, Healthcare Strategy Centre, Past Chair, Plexxus

Lynne Golding

Partner, Head of Health Practice Group
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Jodi Hall

Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Association for Long Term Care

Ron Johnson

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Eastern Health

John King, CHAIR

Strategic Healthcare Advisor

Scott MacNair

Executive Vice President, Business Operations
Provincial Health Services Authority

Dr. Alex Mitchell

Vice President Healthcare Infrastructure
Build Nova Scotia

Rebecca Repa

Executive Vice President, Clinical Support and Performance
University Health Network

Altaf Stationwala

President & Chief Executive Officer
Mackenzie Health

Cathy Szabo

President & Chief Executive Officer
Providence Care