Our Leadership Team

Barbara Bell

Kim Baker
Chief Executive Officer

Kim Baker, Chief Executive Officer. has been providing system leadership for over 10 years to the Central LHIN, which engages with close to 100 health service providers and contracted partner organizations to serve a regional population of nearly two million residents. 

Kim brings experience from leading in multiple sectors including community hospital, academic teaching hospital, Ministry of Health, and home and community care.             

As a lifelong learner, Kim holds a Master of Health Science in Health Administration from the University of Toronto, is a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders, and a Chartered Director from the Director's College, Degroote School of Business.  

Kim’s interests and areas of leadership include focusing on quality, system transformation informed by the voice of the patient and caregiver, and the role of governance as a positive influence on system change.                   

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Barbara Bell

Barbara Bell
Vice President,
Quality and Safety

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 the 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.

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            


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. 

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). 

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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