Ms. Norma Strachan brings a background in health care planning, program development and senior management and, most recently, strategic support coordination at the City of Ottawa where she led the development and implementation of neighbourhood sustainability planning. As a Program Manager for Emergency Preparedness and Information Dissemination with Ottawa Public Health, Ms. Strachan managed the Health Emergency Planning Team, the Ottawa Public Health Information Line, the Health Information Development and Dissemination Team, and the Accessibility Specialist.
As a bilingual health care manager, Ms. Strachan comes with over 30 years of experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors of health care. She is now focussing on coaching recreational rowing.
After many active years of service on the Carefor Board of Directors, Ms. Strachan now serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors.