Board of Directors

Alain Guez (President)
Alain Guez
I am a computer science engineer turned into a sales and business development specialist, spending the 20 last years in both large publicly traded as well as smaller private equity companies where I succeed in bringing to market some new and innovative technologies. After 15 years in the Telecommunication industry, I moved to Healthcare where I used my enthusiasm and leadership skill to promote new and innovative solutions, first in Hospitals setting in France, then in Canada. I am currently leading the sales and business development for McKesson in Western Canada, focusing on technology solutions including RelayHealth, the most successful Personal Health Record and Health Information Exchange solution in Canada, and HAS, a market leader in comprehensive and innovative pharmacy automation solutions for the Hospital. Before, I was involved in France in numerous network infrastructure projects in the Hospital, with a focus on Wireless solutions that allow providers to access patient records everywhere and on any devices. I also worked on the implementation of Real Time Location Solution in the Hospital using wireless networks. I earned a Diplome d'ingenieur en lnformatique (equivalent to a Master of Engineer in Computer Engineering) from the Universite de Technologie de Compiegne. Since April 2015, I am a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems.

Candice Jiang (Past President)
Candice Jiang

Candice is an integral IMIT services innovator and change management leader who thrives on the challenge of health informatics. Candice is certified with PMP, ITIL, and Prosic. With nearly 10 years’ of proven expertise in information management and service enhancement, she is known for demonstrated success in IMIT services and infrastructure transformation, system architecture and business process improvement. Candice practiced as a dental surgeon and conducted research and teaching in universities in China and has successfully managed and implemented information systems and provincial initiatives to improve operational workflows and service outcomes in health jurisdictions and regional health authorities in Canada. Candice is currently working as the informatics manager and consultant at the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC. She is also a member of the IMIT advisory group for the National Nursing Assessment Services and a steering committee member of the shared IMIT services for health regulatory bodies across BC and Canada. Outside of the office Candice enjoys outdoor activities, practices yoga and volunteers.

Brigitte M. Mettler (Vice President)
Brigitte M. Mettler
Currently employed as the Clinical Informatics Team Lead, Vendor/Project Liaison for the Doctors of BC reporting directly to the Director of Operations. Prior to this role, I completed a seven year highly dynamic project of EMR uptake and optimization in BC as the Regional Lead leading several dispersed teams over 2/3's of the province to highly successful outcomes that exceeded goals, targets and expectations. I am passionate about leading/motivating remote/dispersed teams and mentoring/encouraging others to excel and reach their potential. With over 20 years working in healthcare, I bring a wealth of expertise and some great stories (the good, the bad and the ugly)! Just finishing my MSC, Health Informatics from UVic in Dec 2014 has now afforded me some time to discover opportunities in my chosen field. As key influencers, it is our obligation to participate in the discussion of moving health information concepts forward and sharing experiences with like minded individuals to shape the future of healthcare in British Columbia. I have served as a board of directors member of the Certified General Accountants of BC (CGA-BC) for six years and also served on the CGA student advisory board for three years.

Anushka Premji-Osman (Treasurer)
Anushka Premji-Osman
Anushka Premji-Osman is an Executive Managing Partner with Gevity Consulting Inc and is responsible for the Canada/West Division. In this role she is responsible for supporting the overall strategic direction, business development, alliances and client relations. She has more than 13 years of experience in the Health Informatics field, including expert knowledge in the public health domain. She has experience working on a number of critical health informatics projects, and is a recognized expert in public health surveillance systems; as such she is able to provide strategic advice on implementing public health information systems in Canada and globally. When Anushka is not leading the Canada/West division in Gevity she is found hanging upside down enjoying aerial yoga, running after her very active twin boys or furthering her education. Anushka attended Queen’s University, achieving a Bachelor of Science Degree specializing in Life Sciences, as well as the University of Victoria where she achieved a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours, specializing in Health Information Science. In addition, Anushka is PMP, PRINCE2, and Prosci certified.

Havi Parker-Sutton (Secretary)

Currently, I am responsible for the Health vertical within TELUS. I am keen to participate in a leadership role to support the mission of advising policy and decision makers on health information management and working collaboratively to provide a forum for ideas and developments. I am passionate about using my skills and experience to support this organization proactively. In my current role, I work with the Ministry of Health, Fraser Health, Doctors of BC, Vancouver Island Health and Oracle. I have senior relationships with these clients as well as within TELUS and TELUS Health. I have proven leadership skills, strong commitment to high ethical and professional standards, and flexibility in devising proactive responses to changing socioeconomic conditions. I also have experience in Pharmaceuticals and experience working with Clinicians. I have worked on previous Boards.  BC Cancer Board in Burnaby/New West and Surrey BC Summer Games.  

Jennifer Charters (Director)
Jennifer Charters is the eHealth project delivery Project Management for PHSA. She has experience on the Panorama project, Clinical and Systems Transformation project, VCH EMR integration, and Ministry of Health Standards Development. In addition, Jennifer is involved in other volunteer organizations as Member of the Board of Directors for Vancouver Women in Technology (VanWIT) and Project Manager for Jennifer is Project Management Professional (PMP) member of the Canadian West Coast Chapter and PRINCE2 Project Management Certified.

Tiffany Chui (Director)
Tiffany Chui is a Portfolio Manager for Mobile Health for the Fraser Health Authority. She is an MBA graduate and PMP designated healthcare project management professional. She has been driven to develop a career in the healthcare industry and her interest includes strategic planning and organizational effectiveness. Tiffany has over 10 years of experience working on healthcare initiatives ranging from departmental to regional scale and scope. She also has proven success in program management, process efficiency initiatives in an acute care/PMO setting and implementation of healthcare IT delivery projects across the healthcare sector of Ontario and British Columbia. Tiffany has experience leading teams to success. Specialties include program management, strategic planning, process/continuous improvement, business development, leadership, coaching, mobile health implementation, e-health implementation and change management.

Rosemary Gray (Director)

Rosemary Gray is the owner of Greymartin Consulting Inc. She has several years experience in roles of increasing responsibility on the BCHIMPS Board in the 2000s. Almost 30 years experience as a health informatics professional, largely within British Columbia. Rosemary is a project management professional (PMP), Lean Leader Certified (LLC), and has focused the last 15 years of my career on quality improvement, measuring change and the impact of change, and bringing a lens of continuous improvement to project and program design and deployment. Rosemary has recently returned from working in Saskatchewan for the past six years, and will be able to offer “new eyes and ideas” on the organization’s strategic and operational goals and priorities.

Jude Rebello (Director)
Jude Rebello
Jude Rebello has been in the healthcare industry for the past 15 years and has had the privilege of working at government cancer agencies and research centres as well as private laboratories and in healthcare IT consulting. He has held roles that include Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Team Lead, Senior Business Analyst and Laboratory Manager. Most recently he has worked on a provincial implementation of a patient flow system in Alberta as well as the planning and execution of international projects. He was interested in serving on the BCHIMPS Board of Directors because he believes in volunteerism and the building of connections within the healthcare informatics community. He has been a member of biotech and other organizations in the past but found his interactions with BCHIMPS members and the current board of directors at socials and symposiums to be informative, fun and a good fit. He currently is also a member of the Vancouver Board of Trade — Company of Young Professionals (CYP) and sit on a Peer Leadership Forum (PLF).

Shaina Reid (Director)

Currently a member of the Clincial and Systems Transformation (CST) Leadership team and have been for 4 years. Shaina worked as the Senior IT Project Manager for BC Cancer responsible for all IMIT for the BC Cancer Center for the North, as part of a P3 Project that opened that facility in prince George. Implemented Cerner Ambulatory and Maternity at Children's and Women's Hospital. She has strong relationships with executive and senior leadership across PHSA, VCH and PHC. Shaina also has strong relationships with a number of vendors and consultants across BC. Previously consulted across the US in a number of hospitals implementing clinical information systems in environments further advanced than BC's current state. Recipient of various HINF and COACH scholarships with completing Health Information Science degree at University of Victoria.

Oliver Thompson (Director)

Currently the Director, Provincial eHealth Projects at PHSA, responsible for a portfolio of projects including the Provincial Public Health Application (Panorama), Provincial Lab Information System, CST Clinical Reports Distribution, the Provincial eHealth Viewer, and an effort to improve sharing of Clinical Information to support Primary Care Homes. Oliver's previous experience has been working at Physician Information Technology Office (PITO), responsible for Special Projects, including the Specialist EMR Adoption and tools and processes to support Clinical and Administration use tracking.

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