Moyra Vande Vooren RN, BSc, MPA, CHE - Director
Moyra Vande Vooren is a retired Certified Health Care Executive whose career has included senior leadership positions spanning acute, primary, complex and long-term care. Early in her career as a registered nurse, she held staff positions at the former Peel Memorial Hospital, later becoming Director of Medicine. From there she was Executive Director at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, then as a hospital consultant with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, where she supported the process of negotiating accountability agreements as work transitioned to the newly created Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).
Moyra completed a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Health Policy from Queen’s University. She earned certificates in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the University of Waterloo, and designation as a Patient Safety Officer from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, as well as certification as a Long-Term Care Administrator in Ontario.
Volunteering has been a central pursuit. By order in Council, Moyra served on the Peel District Health Council for six years and most recently she was a volunteer board member on the Central West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). With a passion for quality health care services, Moyra was a surveyor with Accreditation Canada for 10 years. She remains a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and is an active member of the Human Spirit Awards selection committee.
In the latter part of her career, Moyra assumed interim leadership roles with organizations in times of transition to provide stability and support. These included interim Executive Director at Baycrest and Interim Director of Urban Health at the Sherbourne Health Centre (twice!).
As a long term resident of Brampton, Moyra raised her three sons here and continues to be active in her community. A former gold test skater and judge, Moyra actively pursues all things figure skating.