Board of Directors

Brigitte M. Mettler (President)
Brigitte M. Mettler

Strategic leader in technology adoption, optimization and emerging solutions with a human factors (change management) and usability focus.  With over 20 years working in healthcare, Brigitte brings a wealth of expertise and some great stories. She is passionate about mentoring/encouraging others to excel and reach their full potential. A Masters in Science, Health Informatics from the University of Victoria, a designation as a CPA, CGA (Certified General Accountants of BC) and a BBA from SAIT give Brigitte a unique perspective of balancing technology expectations and feasibility with realistic approaches and guidance. Brigitte believes 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. Brigitte's past board experience also includes serving as director of the Certified General Accountants of BC (CGA-BC) board for six years.

Anushka Premji-Osman (Vice President)

Anushka Premji-Osman is a senior management consultant offering more than 16 years of health informatics experience, including expert knowledge in the public health domain. As Senior Vice President, Anushka leads one of Gevity's largest divisions - Canada West - and is accountable for client relationship management, contract management, resourcing, and finance management. In her role, Anushka drives health-related business development activities and helps to ensure the company's strategic direction is enabled and maintained. She is currently Chair of the Gevity Board as well as incoming president for the non-profit BC Health Information Management Professionals Society (BCHIMPS). With her broad geographic portfolio, Anushka is able to leverage the learnings from other provinces and her peers within Gevity to ensure her clients have access to experts and learnings from across Canada and globally. 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 holds both PMP and Prosci designations.

Alain Guez (Past 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 succeeded 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 Novari Health in Western Canada. Novari Health is a successful Canadian Healthcare IT company that focuses on "access to care", how patients enter and move through a healthcare system. The Novari Access to Care Cloud is comprised of a series of integrated modules and is designed to electronically manage the continuum of care from primary care, to specialist care and on to post acute care services. Before, I spent over 5 years at McKesson Canada focusing on technology solutions including RelayHealth, a 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 Hospitals.  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.

Brian Lefebvre (Treasurer)
Brian Lefebvre
Brian Lefebvre is a Senior Project Manager with PHSA IMITS currently leading the Vancouver Coastal Health EMR Integration Project - a portfolio of projects that support the establishment of Primary Care Networks. Throughout his career, Brian's focus has been on strategy, operations, and project management - and how these disciplines intersect. After graduating from the Royal Military College of Canada with a degree in Business Administration and serving 9 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, Brian joined the BC Centre for Disease Control as the Operations Manager for Environmental Heath Services in 2009. In this role, he developed an appreciation for informatics, health analytics, and the crucial role information systems play in healthcare strategy and operations. While at BCCDC, Brian also worked for the Public Health Information Systems team leading efforts to establish a Provincial support model for Panorama - a public health surveillance and clinical information system. Since 2015, Brian has been with PHSA IMITS where he remained engaged in Panorama-related work before assuming leadership of the Vancouver Coastal Health Community Interoperability and Informatics Project (VCH CIIP) in 2017. Along the way, Brian also completed a Certificate in Healthcare Management from Ryerson University, Masters in Public Health from UBC, PROSCI Change Management training, and PRINCE2 project management certification.

Ingrid Collet (Secretary)
Ingrid Collet
Ingrid Collet is a Senior Consultant for CGI. She is a CPA-CGI, and a PMP designated project management professional. She has been driven to develop a career in the healthcare industry and her interest includes innovation, analytics and data driven decision making and organizational effectiveness. Ingrid has over 11 years of experience working on healthcare initiatives ranging from rolling out Cerner and MOIS EMR's to upgrades of Cerner/Meditech environments and interoperability projects. Ingrid has experience leading teams to successful completion of innovative projects.

Jennifer Charters (Director Social Media & Communications)
Jennifer Charters

Jennifer Charters is a Senior Project Manager with the eHealth Project Delivery team with the Provincial Health Services Authority. Jennifer has experience leading projects across many different clinical business areas, including public health on the Panorama project, acute care with Clinical and Systems Transformation project, private practice with Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, and Ministry of Health standards development. In addition to leading communications and branding for BCHIMPS, 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 received her Bachelor of Commerce from the Sauder School of Business at UBC, is a Project Management Professional (PMP) member of the Canadian West Coast Chapter and PRINCE2 Project Management Certified.

Tiffany Chui (Director Membership Engagement)

Tiffany Chui

Tiffany Chui is currently a Senior Project Manager in the Provincial eHealth Project Delivery team at PHSA. Prior to this, she was the Portfolio Manager for Mobile Health for the Fraser Health Authority. 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 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. Tiffany obtained her Bachelor of Science from UBC, Master of Business Administration from Queen's University and is PMP certified.

Rosemary Gray (Director Governance, Accreditation & Evaluation)

Rosemary Grey

Rosemary Gray is the owner of Greymartin Consulting Inc. She has been a member of BCHIMPS since the 90s, and participated on the Board in the 2000s and again from 2017-19. Rosemary brings more than 25 years experience as a health informatics professional, largely within British Columbia, and with additional experience in Saskatchewan, nationally, and in Ghana. She is a project management professional (PMP), Lean Leader Certified (LLC), and has career interests in primary care, large scale change, measuring the impacts of change, and bringing a lens of continuous improvement to information management and technology initiatives. Rosemary is currently working with Mustimuhw Information Solutions (MIS), a First Nations company supporting community-based electronic health records for First Nations communities - MIS is broadly used in across Canada, and in several communities in northern Ghana.

Havi Parker-Sutton (Director Networking and Events)
Havi Parker-Sutton

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.

Shaina Reid (Director Stakeholder Engagement)

Shaina Reid

Currently the Clinical and Systems Transformation (CST) Implementation Director, Providence Health Care (PHC), Shaina has been a member of the CST leadership team for over five years. Prior to her work as part of the CST team, Shaina worked as the Senior IT Project Manager for BC Cancer responsible for all IMIT for the BC Cancer Center for the North, was part of a P3 Project that opened the centre in Prince George, and the Senior Project Manager of the team who implemented the Cerner Ambulatory and Maternity at Children's and Women's Hospital. She has strong relationships with executive and senior leadership across Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health, and PHC. Shaina also has strong relationships with a number of vendors and consultants across BC. Previously, she 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 while completing the Health Information Science degree at University of Victoria, Shaina also holds an active Project Management Professional certification (PMP).

Oliver Thompson (Director Sponsorship)

Oliver Thompson

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 Adoption.

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