Local Health Integration Network
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Our Team

The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network team collectively brings a wealth of education, experience, skills, and talent to the organization and to the community. Team members are well versed in the health care priorities of our province and local area, and are committed to providing better health and better futures for our residents.

Leading a high-quality, integrated health care system for our residents requires a strategic range of expertise and experience.

The WWLHIN’s Clinical Leads are local doctors who bring decades of patient care experience and a passion for leading the needed changes to improve care for local residents. Members of our Executive Team have extensive expertise crossing a range of public and private sectors including health care and community-based organizations. They are experts in leadership and strategic planning, as well as managing and integrating complex systems. The overall staff team is a mix of experienced clinicians, health care experts, planners, public administrators, business professionals and support staff.  Together, they bring a diverse and innovative approach to health care improvement with a strong dedication to public service.

WWLHIN office: 519-650-4472 or 1-866-306-5446 (toll free).

Contact List

Physician Leads

Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia

Enabling Technologies (eHealth) Lead

Dr. Peter McPhedran

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Lead

Dr. Sabrina Lim Reinders

Primary Care Lead

Dr. Frank Reinders

Critical Care Lead

Dr. Ian Digby

Emergency Department Care Lead

To contact the WWLHIN Physician Leads, please call the WWLHIN office, at 519-650-4472 or 1-866-306-5446 (toll free). 


Executive Team 

Bruce Lauckner

Chief Executive Officer

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Toni Lemon

Chief Strategy Officer

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Stacey Rous

Director, Finance & Corporate Support

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Jacqui Tam Chief Communications & Community Engagement Officer



Staff Team

Suzanne Baal  Senior Public and Corporate Relations Officer  ext. 203
Brian Bailey

Manager, Health System Integration

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Staci Bartlett

Business Support Manager, Finance & Corporate Support

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Joyce Bechtel

PMO Senior Portfolio Manager, Enabling Technologies

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Hilary Blackett

Senior Planner, Health System Integration ext.212 
Jen Broos

Administrative Assistant, Health Sytem Integration

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Allana Davis


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Alison DeMuy 

Senior Manager, Health System Integration

Mike Denomme 

Director, Enabling Technologies & Health System Integration

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Dr. Sarah Farwell 

Manager, Health System Integration

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Elliot Fung

Manager, Health System Integration

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Rachel Healey

Program Coordinator, Enabling Technologies


Scott Heide 

Manager, Finance & Corporate Support

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Connie Iden 

Administrative Coordinator

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Michelle Innocente 

Senior Planner, Health System Integration

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Alex Iverson 

Senior Manager, Health System Integration

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Melissa Kwiatkowski 

Manager, Health System Integration

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Mark Lewandowski 

Regional Lead, Chronic Disease Management 

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Connie MacDonald 

Communications Lead, Community Engagement & Public Affairs

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Leah McCreight 

Communications Specialist:, Graphics & Multi-Media Design

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Kimberley McPherson

Analyst, Contracts and Accountability, Finance & Corporate Support

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Shannon Muir  Executive Assistant, Health System Integration  ext.247 

Kim Pickles

Administrative Assistant, Finance & Corporate Support

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Deb Ruprecht 

Executive Assistant/Corporate Coordinator, Office of the CEO/Board

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Mladen Samac 

Senior Manager, Finance & Corporate Support

Michelle Svartsjo

Manager, Compliance and Risk, Finance & Corporate Support

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Patricia Syms Sutherland

Director, Health System Integration

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France Tolhurst 

French Language Services Consultant, Health System Integration

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Rebecca Webb Manager, Health System Integration ext.204 
Zach Weston Manager, Health System Integration ext 255 


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