Employer Reference Group

The Employer Reference Group is made up of nurse employers from across Ontario who share information and collaborate on nursing regulatory issues of mutual interest.

The group enhances professional collaboration between nurse employers and the CNO and provides opportunities for education, discussion and consultation related to regulatory issues and accountability.

The main objectives of the Employer Reference Group is to:

  • Discuss and collaborate on regulatory related topics of interest
  • Clarify respective roles related to public protection
  • Identify areas to support employers needs relating to nursing regulation such as policies, standards, guidelines, reporting and professional conduct processes
  • Propose recommendations for consideration related to regulatory work

The Employer Reference group consists of CNO representatives and nursing employers that reflect the diversity of the nursing profession, practice settings and unique populations of the health care system in Ontario.

Read the terms of reference

David Aoki 
Region of Waterloo Public Health

Mary Brazier 
Revera Inc. 

Charlie Byer 
Saint Elizabeth Health Care

Luciana Capitao 
Chartwell Gibson Retirement Residence

Charissa Cordon 
Trillium Health Partners   

Shari Glenn 
First Nations Inuit Health Branch  

Erica Hooker 
Berkshire Care Centre – Windsor  

Pam Hubley 
University Health Network 

Helen Lampi 
City of Toronto Long Term Care Homes - Castleview Wychwood Towers

Cathy Langlois 
Health Sciences North  

Lee Mesic 
Pioneer Ridge Long-Term Care and Senior Services – Thunder Bay 

Linda Ogilvie 
Ministry of Community Safety and Corrections  

Dionne Sinclair 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 

Philippa Welch 
Sienna Senior Living

Mathew Wong 
VHA Home HealthCare 




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