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Public Reporting of Travel & Hospitality Expenses

In the spirit of public disclosure and the commitment of the IWK Board of Directors to openness and transparency, the IWK Health Centre posts a variety of public accountability documents on this website.

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Effective October 17, 2017 the Travel & Hospitality expenses for all members of the IWK's Executive Leadership Team (ELT) expense reports will be posted monthly, signed by the President & CEO and/or Board Chair, in accordance with the Administrative Directive issued by the Treasury & Policy Board, under section 14 of the Public Service Act.

Travel, Meal & Hospitality Expenses

Travel Expenses -  Reported travel costs incurred by ELT members include, but are not limited to:

  • Taxis and parking costs for external meetings.
  • Travel costs to conferences and other business meetings, including air transportation, ground transportation, accomodations and meals.

*Please note that some reported expenses may have been or will be reimbursed by an external party (i.e. presenting at a conference) and costs and recovery are charged to the IWK, then the costs and recovery are disclosed.

Hospitality Expenses -  Reported hospitality expenses are costs incurred to host internal and/or external individuals as part of IWK business. Hospitality includes, but are not limited to:

  • Meals, meeting expenses (including off-site meeting room and audio visual equipment rental costs).
  • The purchases of tables at external events, gifts and event paraphernalia, and the purchase of coffee or other prerequisites for any program areas are also considered hospitality.


Current Executive Leadership Team

Dr. Krista Jangaard President & CEO
Steve Ashton Vice President, People and Organization Performance
Gina Connell Chief, Communications, Engagement & Change
Annette Elliott Rose Vice President, Clinical Care & Chief Nurse Executive
Jen Feron  General Counsel
Jeannie Shoveller Vice President, Research & Innovation
Douglas Sinclair Vice President, Medicine, Quality & Safety
Amanda Whitewood  Chief Operating Officer


Former Executive Leadership Team Members

LeeAnn Larocque Interim Vice President of Quality and Organizational Performance December 2018 - March 2020
Dr. Jason Berman (past Interim VP, Research, Innovation & Knowledge Transfer) July 2017 - July 2019
Dr. Nicholas Braithwaite (past Interim VP, Medicine and Academic Affairs) December 2018 - October 2019
Linda Dodds (Interim VP, Research, Innovation & Knowledge Transfer)  July 2019 - August 2019
Tracy Kitch April 2015 - August 2017
Stephen D'Arcy April 2017 - September 2017
Dr. Patrick McGrath April 2017 - June 2017
Dr. Krista Jangaard (previous VP Medicine & Academic Affairs) April 2017 - December 2017
Jocelyn Vine (past VP, Patient Care & Chief Nurse Executive)  
Dr. Tony Armson (past Interim VP Academic Affairs)  
Mary-Ann Hiltz (past Vice President, Quality & System Performance )  
Anne Yuill (past Interim Vice President, Clinical Care)  
Dr. Gerard Corsten (past Interim Vice President, Medicine)