Angie Heydon, Executive Director
Angie has brought to AFHTO twenty years’ experience in working with boards of directors, management teams, committees and stakeholders in planning, governance, organization development, policy and communications. She has worked as a staff member in a number of health provider associations and government agencies, namely, the Ontario Health Quality Council, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Association of Ontario Health Centres, Cancer Care Ontario, the Ontario Medical Association and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.
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Clarys Tirel, Senior Project Lead – FHT Governance, Quality, and Operations
Clarys has been involved in health care management for now over 20 years. Most relevant to her new role at AFHTO is her experience as a FHT Executive Director – she was the ED of the North York FHT for 2 1/2 years and also the interim ED for the Mount Sinai FHT. She has a strong interest and experience in quality improvement in Primary Care having worked in QI collaboratives in BC and Ontario. Most of her experience has been in the management of health services in the community sector where partnerships and community engagement are essential. She is passionate about our primary care system, the importance of our FHTs and the crucial role of AFHTO.
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Saleemeh Abdolzahraei, Membership and Conference Coordinator
Sal is a graduate of the University of Ottawa with a BA Major in Communications and Minor in Business Administration. She brings to AFHTO her experience in event planning, workplace wellness, and administration in the federal public service. She is very approachable, engaging and a fun person to work with. Sal will work closely with AFHTO staff and board members to build and maintain communications with members, coordinate the annual AFHTO conference, and to support AFHTO’s on-going work.
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Sombo Saviye, Office Manager
Sombo Saviye is delighted to be joining the staff at AFHTO. She has a diverse work background in administration, community development and accessories design. Sombo looks forward to contributing her expertise to AFHTO and learning more about Family Health Teams.
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