Management team

The CMPA's staff leadership includes the executive director/CEO, the associate executive director and managing directors. They are supported by departmental directors with expertise in specialized areas of administration. Physician advisors with backgrounds in clinical practice provide members with support and guidance in medical-legal matters.

Executive Director/CEO Hartley S. Stern, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Executive Director and Managing Director, Office of the CEO E. Douglas Bell, MD, FRCSC
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, Enterprise Management Stephen M. Bryan, OMM, CPA, CMA
Managing Director, Physician Services W. Todd Watkins, BSc(Hon), MD, CCFP, CCPE
Managing Director, Safe Medical Care Gordon Wallace, MD, FRCPC
Chief Privacy Officer and Managing Director, eHealth Patrick J. Ceresia, MD
Director, Finance Cory Garbolinsky, CPA, CA
Director, Investments Josée Mondoux, CFA, FMA, FCSI, CAIA
Director, Medical Care Analytics Lisa Calder, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Director, Safe Medical System – Strategy and Engagement Charmaine Roye, MDCM, FRCSC, CCPE
Director, Practice Improvement Guylaine Lefebvre, MD, FRCSC, FACOG
Director, Physician Consulting Services Pamela Eisener-Parsche, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CCPE
Director, Membership and Contact Centre Services James Watson
Director, Regional Affairs Lorraine LeGrand Westfall, MD, FRCSC, CSPQ
Director, Business Strategy and Analytics Tara Garcia, CPA, CA, CFA
Director, Information Technology and Corporate Services Christine Holstead, BMath, MBA, CMC
Director, Communications Isabelle Des Chênes
Director, Human Resources Lila Lee, BA
Chief Actuary André L'Espérance, FCIA, FCAS, FSA, MAAA
Senior Project Advisor Susan Swiggum, MD, FRCPC
Senior Physician Advisor, Practice Improvement Steven J. Bellemare, MD, FRCPC
Physician Advisors, Practice Improvement

Christine Bourbonnière, MD

Marie-Pierre Carpentier, MD

Janet Nuth, MD, CCFP(EM)

Tino D. Piscione, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Ellen Tsai, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Tim Zmijowskyj, MD, CCFP

Physician Advisor, System Strategy and Engagement Sharon Caughey, MD, FRCSC
Senior Physician Advisors, Physician Consulting Services

Dennis Desai, MD, FRCS, FACS
Louise Dion, MD, FRCSC
Dominique Racine, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Jeff H. Robertson, MD, FRCPC, FACC

Physician Case File Manager Brien G. Benoit, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Physician Advisors, Physician Consulting Services

Carolyn Atkinson, MD, CCFP
Liette M. Beauregard, MD, FRCPC, LLL

Heather Blois, MD
Micheline Boyer, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Meri Bukowskyj, MD, FRCPC
Christopher L.B. Canny, MD, FRCSC
Ann Cranney, MB BCh, MSc, FRCPC
Deborah Davis, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC
Caroline Ehrat, MD, CCFP, LMCC
Allan R. Forse, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Andrew D. Gilchrist, MD, CCFP, FRCPC
Merril Harmsen, MD
Geoffrey R. Hung, MD, FRCPC, FAAP

Julie Jenner, MD, CCFP
James Kissick, MD, CCFP, Dip. Sport Med
Sandra R. Lang, MD
Louise Lefort, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP


Suzanne MacMillan, MD, FRCPC

Yolanda Madarnas, MD, FRCPC
Dale P. McMahon, MD, FRCPC
Alain Millette, MD
Cheryl Pollock, MD
Maria Rif, MD
Shena Riff, MD, CCFP(EM)

Robert N. Rivington, MD, FRCPC

Marc J. Roy, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Angela D. Sirnick, MD, FRCPC
René L. Soucy, MD, BSc, CCFP
R. Dale Taylor, MD, BSc, FRCSC
Jocelyne Tessier, MD, FRCSC

Thomas Todd, MD, FRCSC