Mr. Jean-Pierre Boisclair and Ms. Maureen O’Neil have been nominated as members of eHealth Ontario’s board of directors.

Their nomination is subject to review by the Standing Committee on Government Agencies.

Jean-Pierre is the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at The Conference Board of Canada, while Maureen is President of the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation.

“Both Jean-Pierre and Maureen bring valuable professional perspectives to the board and will add many years of meaningful governance experience to its deliberations.” said Ray Hession, Chair of eHealth Ontario’s board of directors.

eHealth Ontario is the organization responsible for implementing the government’s ehealth agenda and creating an electronic health record for all Ontarians by 2015.

For further information please contact:

Heather Brown,
Communications Advisor,
eHealth Ontario


Jean-Pierre Boisclair
As Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Conference Board of Canada, Jean-Pierre Boisclair is responsible for the Board’s financial, and physical resources and its performance and risk management practices. Prior to this, he operated a professional counsel and advisory practice serving governments and other large public sector organizations; was President of CCAF-FCVI (formerly the Canadian Comprehensive Auditing Foundation); Chairman, Independent Panel on Modernization of Comptrollership Government of Canada; and Partner, Macgillivray & Co., Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants.

He has served on various boards and is currently Chair of the Board, the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre and Governor / Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Quality Committee, the Ottawa Hospital. He is a member of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Ordre des Comptables agréés du Québec.

Maureen O’Neil
Maureen O’Neil is President of the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. Previous positions include President of the International Development Research Centre; Interim President of the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development; President of the North-South Institute; and Deputy Minister of Citizenship for the Government of Ontario.

She serves on various boards including Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Environment and Development; a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Sustainable Development; a member of the International Advisory Group, Think Tank Initiative (IDRC and Hewlett Foundation); Chair of the Advisory Council on Corporate Social Responsibility of Canada’s Export Development Corporation and Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the World University Services Canada. Ms. O’Neil has represented Canada on the UN Commission on the Status of Women and on OECD committees, and has been a member of the UN Committee for Development Planning and the Board of the UN Research Institute for Social Development. She has a BA in Sociology from Carleton University and Honorary LLDs from Wilfrid Laurier University, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa.

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