Our Leadership Team


Donna Cripps
Transitional Regional Lead, Central Region, Ontario Health and Acting Chief Executive Officer for Central, Central West, Mississauga Halton and North Simcoe Muskoka LHINs


Donna Cripps is the Transitional Regional Lead for Ontario Health (Central). She has been the Transitional Lead of Home and Community Care for Ontario Health and prior, was the CEO of Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). 

As CEO of the HNHB Local Health Integration Network, Donna led the planning, funding, and integration of the health care system and management and delivery of home and community care across Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant, Burlington and Norfolk.

Donna has extensive experience in clinical practice and executive leadership, holding key roles including former President of Hamilton Health Sciences' St. Peter's Hospital. She is also involved in many regional and provincial initiatives.

Donna's commitment to putting people first and to ongoing pursuit of excellence in caring are her driving forces.

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Barbara Bell

Barbara Bell
Vice President,
Quality and Safety (Ontario
Health (Central Region) and Central LHIN)

Barbara Bell, Vice President of Quality and Safety, has over 25 years of health care experience in hospitals, home and community care, and university research settings. In various roles, she has been extensively involved in the operation, evaluation and advancement of professional practice, models of care, patient safety, health care services quality and performance management, regulatory compliance and accreditation standards, and patient satisfaction.

Prior to joining Central LHIN, she was Chief Nursing Executive and Health Professions Officer at a 500-bed facility with specialized rehabilitation, complex continuing care, long-term care and community health services. Effective April 1, 2021, Central LHIN was renamed Home and Community Care Support Services Central.

Barbara, a Registered Nurse who has published on health care practices, earned her Bachelor and Master of Nursing degrees from the University of Toronto. She is also a Certified Health Executive.

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Karin Dschankilic 

Karin Dschankilic
Vice President,
Performance and Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer (Ontario Health (Central Region) and Central LHIN)

Karin Dschankilic, Vice President, Performance and Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, is an experienced and innovative results-oriented decision maker with a successful track record of managing financial and business operations for small to large organizations. 

Karin joined Central LHIN in September 2010. She previously served as Director of Finance & Administration at North York General Hospital. Her career in financial leadership includes management positions in the corporate and non-profit sectors, including IBM Canada and Save the Children Canada. Effective April 1, 2021, Central LHIN was renamed Home and Community Care Support Services Central.

Karin holds a Chartered Accountant designation and graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts, Commerce and Economics.

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Tini Le
Tini Le
Vice President,
Home and Community Care and System Planning

Tini Le, Vice President, Home and Community Care and System Planning, is a transformative and strategic health system leader. With close to 20 years of progressively senior roles in the home and community sector, Tini has a proven track record of planning, leading and delivering sustainable, patient-focused system-level improvements and initiatives.

Prior to joining Central LHIN, Tini was Vice President, Patient Services, at the Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). Effective April 1, 2021, Central LHIN was renamed Home and Community Care Support Services Central.  

Tini has a Master of Science Nursing (MScN) degree, and a Certificate in Healthcare Management from the Schulich School of Business.

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