Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG) is comprised of the following members:

  • David Wormald, President
  • Kathy Tschirhart, Vice President Clinical Services/Chief Nurse Executive
  • Sharmilla Rasheed, Vice President Finance & Information Services/Chief Finance Officer
  • Laura Blythe, Vice President People & Strategy
  • Dr. John Patcai, Chief of Staff

The team is committed to the organization’s vision of providing outstanding healthcare and support to clients, families, and the broader community we serve.

To achieve this vision, a clear and focused strategic plan, for 2017 to 2020, has been developed based on input from our staff, physicians, clients, and community partners. The plan acts as a compass, guiding the decisions of leadership around the investment of our time and resources, with a focus on the following 3 strategic directions:

  1. Best People
  2. Best Care
  3. Best Partnership

As a member organization of the St. Joseph’s Health System, governed by a diverse Board of Trustees, and in collaboration with the St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation Guelph, the SJHCG Senior Leadership Team purposes to uphold the legacy of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph – to find those in great need within our community and to serve them with dignity and respect.

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