Leadership Team

Chantale LeClerc, RN, MSc
Chief Executive Officer

Chantale LeClerc

Chantale LeClerc has been CEO of the Champlain LHIN since October 2011. She joined the LHIN in 2008 as Senior Director of Health System Integration. In that position, she was responsible for a number of key initiatives. She has enjoyed a 20-year health care career across various health sectors and in roles related to clinical care, research, education, professional practice and senior administration.

Prior to joining the Champlain LHIN, Chantale held the position of Chief Nursing Officer at SCO Health Service, now known as Bruyère Continuing Care.

She holds a Master of Science from the University of Toronto and graduated from the Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives.

Chantale has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and received several leadership awards, including an Award of Excellence from the Ontario Hospital Association.

Glenn Alexander, MSc, MBA
Chief Information Officer

Glenn Alexander

In November 2007, Glenn Alexander joined the LHIN as the Chief Information Officer (CIO). He is an accomplished Information Technology and business professional who has been in industry for over 20 years. His professional roles have included CIO, Associate Vice President, President and CEO. He has developed and implemented business plans for companies that he has run or advised. Glenn has extensive knowledge in health, government, and telecommunications sectors. 

Some of Glenn’s accomplishments include leading the implementation of a number of high profile projects including the Drug Programs Information Network (the first of its kind in Canada), the Health Information Network (the largest IT project in Manitoba’s history), and the Public Health Information System (a million dollar implementation). 

In addition, Glenn has been CIO for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the Ministry of Health. He had been CEO of Rx Canada (a managed care company), and Associate Vice President of a consulting firm. He has managed large IT departments and directed multi-million dollar projects.

Cal Martell
Senior Director, Health System Integration

Cal Martell

Cal Martell joined the LHIN in April 2014, bringing decades of experience in health service delivery and planning at the regional and provincial levels. His experience includes leadership roles in health administration, and primary care and community services development.

Most recently, Cal was a principal consultant on initiatives that included the development of a culturally competent primary care model for urban Inuit, regional governance models for geriatrics, strategic planning, senior-friendly hospital planning, elder abuse prevention, community and caregiver support, and a range of provincial and regional dementia initiatives.

Prior to being a consultant, he was director of the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario, where he provided strategic planning and administrative leadership for an organized delivery system of specialized geriatric services for 10,000 patients across 9 hospitals, spanning services from hospital to home. Earlier in his career, Cal worked at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as a Community Development Coordinator.

Through the years, Cal has served on variety of regional, provincial and national boards and committees, with a focus on geriatric and community services.

Cal completed his undergraduate degree at Carleton University, and is an avid endurance athlete, outdoor enthusiast and volunteer.

Elaine Medline
Director of Communications

Elaine Medline

Elaine Medline joined the LHIN in 2006, and has contributed greatly to a number of key LHIN initiatives in the areas of communications, mental health and addictions, and lung health. Elaine became a member of the Champlain LHIN’s Senior Management Team in February 2011 and now focuses solely on public affairs and communications.

From 1999 - 2006, she worked at Ottawa Public Health, developing policies and programs related to tobacco control, environmental health, youth programs, harm reduction and health-care emergencies.

Elaine has degrees in biology and medicine from McGill University, and a journalism degree from Carleton University. She began her journalism career in 1991 as a general reporter at the Charlottetown Guardian newspaper in Prince Edward Island, followed by a five-year stint covering health policy and medical innovations for the Ottawa Citizen newspaper from 1992 - 97.

In addition, Elaine participated in Ontario’s Methadone Maintenance Treatment Task Force in 2007, and is currently a member of the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership Council.

Eric Partington, BSc, MHA
Senior Director, Health System Performance

Eric Partington

Since joining the Champlain LHIN in 2006, Eric has worked on a wide range of projects and has earned increasing organizational and management responsibility.

In this role, Eric provides direction and leadership for the team that is responsible for managing health system performance, effective allocations of public resources to service providers, negotiating and monitoring of service provider accountability agreements, LHIN internal operations; and the capital planning process.

Prior to the LHIN, Eric worked for Ontario’s Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care, the transition team to establish the Canadian Blood Services, Health Canada, the Canadian Medical Association, and two acute-care hospitals in Alberta.

Eric graduated from the Masters in Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of Ottawa in 1994 and has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with Honours in Biochemistry. Over the past 21 years, Eric has enjoyed many opportunities to work with dedicated health professionals to address health care needs, resolve complex issues and influence national, provincial and local policies and programs.