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Appointee Biographies

Council of the College of Homeopaths of Ontario

MARK HELLER

has, for over 30-years, achieved results in healthcare operations, marketing, and business development. In 2009, he was appointed as the first provincial Vice President, Environmental Services, for Alberta Health Services. Until 2017, Mr. Heller was the national chair of the "Environmental Hygiene Interest Group" for Infection Prevention on Control - Canada. In 2016, he was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to the Council of the College of Homeopaths of Ontario, where he was elected to the executive committee, in 2019, he was elected President. Presently, Mr. Heller provides business and market development services for leading Canadian companies, both in Canada and globally. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Ontario Long Term Care Association, the Canadian College of Health Leaders and the Canadian Standards Association.

JULIE HUGHES

was formally at RBC Head Office working in Public Affairs then Commercial Markets Sponsorship and Marketing. She now has a 12-year real estate career having attained her specialized Broker's licence in 2016. During her realty career, Ms. Hughes specialized in rental and sales residential properties. Within her brokerage, she enjoys teaching Realtors various aspects of the realty transaction. Her volunteer work includes the Toronto Real Estate Board, serving on the MLS Technical committee (3 years), the Membership Committee and currently resides on the Community Relations Committee.

HEATHER BROADHEAD

Heather Broadhead is Chief Executive Officer, Blackfriar Fiduciary Group Inc. Her community involvement includes serving on the board of directors for the Rotary Club of London and as a member of the Frontier College Foundation and the London Community Foundation’s Investment Committee.

KAMIKA MCLEAN

Kamika McLean currently practices as a Civil Lawyer at David A Stein Professional Corporation where she focuses on real estate, estate planning, family law, litigation, and personal injury matters. She has worked in Academic Research conducting award winning health studies and has published papers on her findings. Ms. McLean completed her undergraduate studies in Political Science and Law and Society and holds a Master's degree in Health Promotion and Public Health.

MIKE STEELE

Michael Steele is a Senior Financial Planning Consultant for Manulife. His community involvement includes serving as a board member and Chair of the Addiction Services of Thames Valley Foundation.

CATHERINE KERR

Catherine Kerr had a lengthy career in various administrative settings. Prior to her retirement from the Ontario Public Service in 2009, she held numerous increasingly responsible positions with the Ministry of Health for 20 years. These positions provided her with opportunities to appreciate the expectations of Ontarians who required a diverse range of the services. Prior to working for the OPS, Ms. Kerr worked in administration at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Her time at Sunnybrook was extremely beneficial and provided insight and understanding of Ontario's healthcare system and the public's needs and expectations.