Board of Directors
Megan Cornwell - Chair
Megan is a strategic communicator and accomplished storyteller with nearly 20 years of experience in many of London's most respected non profit and public sector organizations. Driven by curiosity and a commitment to making ideas and information accessible to a variety of stakeholder groups, she is an early and eager adopter of new media and new technologies into my practice. Her strengths include audience identification and analysis, copy writing and editing, integrated communications strategies, storytelling, and supporting employee engagement and recognition initiatives. In 2001, Megan became thehealthline.ca’s first full-time employee. She was thrilled to rejoin the organization as a director in 2013.
Glen Kearns - Treasurer
Glen Kearns is serving as Integrated Vice President, Diagnostic Services and Chief Information Officer for London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care, London, Ontario, working with core services such as information technology services, medical imaging, laboratory medicine and telemedicine. Glen is collaborating with others to advance the patient care experience, the quality of services and level of personalized medicine for patients receiving services in London. Along with industry partners and others, Glen led the development of Canada's first hospital-based patient portal. Glen is working to support the regionalization of eHealth technologies to position the adoption of advanced medical and clinical analytics, in support of quality and safety for patients. He holds a CHE (Canadian Healthcare Executive) designation from the Canadian College of Health Care Executives, an Honors Business Administration (HBA) degree from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, ON as well as a Masters of Religious Education (MRE) degree from Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.
Gordon Milak - Member
Gordon assumed the role of provincial lead for CCAC eHomecare project following retirement as CEO of the Waterloo Wellington CCAC. Previously as Senior Director with the South West CCAC he provided local and provincial leadership in several portfolios including Information & Referral. Gordon began his career in community care as Executive Director with the Victorian Order of Nurses, following a 20 year career in the retail pharmacy sector. He has a proven track record of building strong relationships and partnerships with stakeholders and is a champion of change and innovation. His community experience includes membership on the Salvation Army Community Advisory Committee, Family Health Team Steering Committees, St. Joseph Health Care (London) Board Quality Committee, and co-chair of the SW LHIN Quality Advisory Committee.
Mary Lynn Priestap - Member
Mary Lynn is a retired nurse who lives in a small community just outside of Stratford, Ontario with her husband. Much of Mary Lynn’s nursing career was spent working in the community, most notably for the Community Care Access Centre. Mary Lynn enjoys the outdoors both at their home working in her flower beds, as well as at their cottage on Lake Huron. A favourite past time is reading.
Presently, as well as being a board member for the healthline.ca, Mary Lynn sits on the Local Advisory Council at Stratford General Hospital. The healthline has been a vital resource for Mary Lynn, both in her working career, as well as a community member and she feels privileged to serve on the board.