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Our Board

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Candace Chartier


A registered nurse by background, Candace Chartier is a strong leader and practiced health care professional who has held positions such as Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Project Director, Administrator and Director of Care in long-term care before joining the Ontario Long Term Care Association as CEO. Candace holds an MBA from Western University Richard Ivey School of Business; is a graduate of Queens University Executive Development Program and the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Advanced Health Leadership Executive Program; and holds the ICD.D designation with the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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Robert Breen


Bob has over 40 years in healthcare leadership including roles as a hospital CEO, a regional Chief Operating Officer, President of western Canada’s largest community clinical laboratory, Chief Project Officer the BC Children’s and Women’s Redevelopment and CEO of a 275-bed faith-based campus of care for seniors  Bob is now the Executive Director of the Denominational Health Association where he continues to work with faith-based health care providers.  Bob has his MSc in Health Care Planning from UBC and earned the ICD.D designation in 2006.

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Sara Limpert

MHA (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Sara has a near decade of progressive health policy leadership experience, having worked for federal and provincial governments and non-government organizations. She currently leads the work of Health Association Nova Scotia’s Continuing Care Council. She holds a certificate in Continuous Quality Improvement from the Canadian Healthcare Association, a Master of Health Administration from Dalhousie University, and is a PhD in Health candidate (Dalhousie), with research work focusing on building evidence-based, effective public health policy.

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Tammy Leach

CEO, Alberta Continuing Care Association

Tammy has over twenty years’ experience as a strategic senior executive in the not-for-profit, government, community service and health care sectors. She has worked within the various facets of continuing care including adult supportive living, senior’s housing and personal care. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Great Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan and certificates in Health Care Administration and Senior Citizen Homes Management.

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Daniel Fontaine

CEO, BC Care Providers Association

Daniel has an extensive background working in the non-profit and private sectors, as well as government. A graduate of the University of Manitoba in political science, Daniel went on to become one of B.C.’s most sought after political advisors and campaign organizers, working closely with provincial Cabinet ministers, a Vancouver mayor as chief of staff, and a leading Canadian academic.

A frequent guest on television news and radio talk show panels, Daniel is also a former political columnist with 24 Hours Newspaper.

Daniel has served on a number of boards including as a Director for Douglas College and on the BC College of Psychologists from 2004-2010. He currently serves on the Board of SafeCare BC and an advisory committee for the Mayor of New Westminster, B.C.

In 2012, Daniel was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for public service. He and his wife Andrea and their son reside in the historic Queen’s Park neighbourhood where Daniel volunteers for the local youth hockey league.

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Jan Legeros

Executive Director Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba

Jan is an Operating Room Technician, a Registered Nurse, and a Professional Logistician whose involvement in health care began in the early 1970’s in Palliative and then Rehabilitation care. Jan spent the next 17 years as an Operating Room Nurse primarily in the Cardiac and Thoracic specialty areas, prior to embarking on several different administrative roles.

Today, Jan advocates on behalf of Manitoba seniors and the staff who serve them, throughout the long term continuum. She has been the Executive Director of Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba since December 2007. Jan feels she has returned to her roots in many ways, by joining the Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba. Jan currently serves as the Secretary Treasurer on the CALTC Board of Directors.