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Donna Duncan
Donna Duncan

Donna Duncan
is an experienced public sector board member and executive, with extensive experience in health care and academics. Donna is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Long-Term Care Association, the largest association representing long-term care providers in Canada. Prior to taking on this role, Donna served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of The Ontario Caregiver Organization where she led the organization’s start-up operations, building a foundation for new leadership and a provincial board to lead the development of services and supports for Ontario’s family caregivers.

Donna has deep understanding of Ontario’s hospital and community mental health services. She served as President and CEO of the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto’s largest children’s mental health treatment, research and teaching centre and a University of Toronto community affiliate. Donna led Hincks-Dellcrest through transformational change and extensive programmatic and quality improvements, culminating in Hincks-Dellcrest’s integration with The Hospital for Sick Children in 2017. Earlier in her career, Donna played a key role in securing the approvals for the transformational redevelopment of The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Queen Street campus.

Donna also has extensive experience within government, having worked with federal and provincial ministers.

Donna has a deep commitment to volunteerism and governance. In addition to her service on the Board of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Donna sits on the board of the Canadian Long-Term Care Association (CALTC) and the Global Ageing Network. In the past, Donna sat on the Boards of The Ontario Caregiver Organization, Children’s Mental Health Ontario, and the Kids Brain Health Network, she also chaired the board of Seneca College and the provincial College Employer Council.

Donna joined the Board of Directors of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on June 12, 2017. She is the Chair of the Quality & Patient Experience Committee of the Board. Donna also serves as a Director on the Governance & Nominating Committee and the Veterans Advisory Committee of the Board.