SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
David brings over 20 years leadership experience in executive roles held in Ontario and the Northwest Territories, most recently as the Vice President, Patient Services at Stanton Territorial Health Authority in Yellowknife and prior to that, as the Executive Director of the Toronto, York, Peel, and Barrie sites of the Victorian Order of Nurses. His educational background includes a Doctor of Health Administration from the Central Michigan University, a Masters of Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours) from the University of Toronto. David is also a surveyor with Accreditation Canada and an Associate Instructor in both the Ryerson University School of Nursing, and the faculty of Health Studies at Athabasca University.
Carol BucknorExecutive Director, Resident Services
and Inter-Professional Practice
Carol Bucknor has dedicated almost 30 years to health care, she has worked in a variety of settings such as acute care, academia, community care, and remote northern communities prior to coming to Louis Brier Home and Hospital. She has lead many initiatives over the years, most recently the building of a one of a kind in Canada Air Ambulance program that includes on the ground support to clinicians. She hopes to utilize the skills, training and experience that she has developed over to the years at Louis Brier as Louis Brier works to becoming an organization of excellence.
Loren TisdelleDirector, Human Resources
Loren is a Chartered Professional in Human Resource (CPHR) and joined Louis Brier Home and Hospital in March 2018. He comes with ten years of leadership experience in the healthcare field. Loren has extensive experience with labour and employee relations, collective agreements, change management, talent management and accreditation. Loren holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Simon Fraser University and an Improving Human Performance Certificate from the Association for Talent Development. Loren has a passion for leveraging the power of human resources to support resident and family centred care and to promote our Mission, Vision, and Values.
Ben CrockerDirector, Finance
Ben Crocker joined Louis Brier as Director, Finance in November 2018. In this position, Ben oversees all aspects of the organization’s finances, including the development and management of budgets, preparation of financial statements and reporting to Louis Brier’s CEO, Board of Directors and the public. Ben brings to the organization nearly a decade of financial management experience in the public and non-profit sectors, with a focus on Full Cycle accounting, Financial Reporting, Contract Management, Communication, Managing Teams, Relationship Management, and Business Process Improvement. In addition to being a CPA and CMA, Ben holds a B.Com. in Accounting and Sociology from Australian National University.
Emma BrennanExecutive Assistant to CEO
and Board of Directors
Emma joined the team in January 2017 as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Board of Directors. With almost ten years of administrative experience in government and the private and public heath care sector, Emma has a proven track record of senior-level executive support, management, and training. She has a strong ability to streamline processes, maximize efficiency, and foster professional relationships within organizations. Emma’s philosophy centers around what role she can play in helping others find solutions while remaining committed to excellence in service. She predicts need and always practices personal accountability in the workplace.