Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted in the appointment of Alice Kennedy as Newfoundland & Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP), Chief Executive Officer and Registrar, effective November 14, 2016.

As a leader recognized for her commitment to safe, quality healthcare, Alice proven her ability to successfully facilitate and implement the integration of health services. She has led many policy and program initiatives at the regional and provincial level. Alice has held numerous senior positions at the regional and provincial level during her 35 year career within the healthcare system of Newfoundland and Labrador, most recently as the Regional Vice President for the Eastern Health Authority.

As the Vice President for Eastern Health Authority of Newfoundland and Labrador, Alice was responsible for Long Term Care, Community Support Services, Rehabilitation, Continuing and Palliative Care, Home and Community Care, Public Health, Health Promotion, Pastoral Care and Ethics and the Centre for Nursing Studies.

In her new role as Chief Executive Officer and Registrar for NLCHP, Alice will be the public face of the organization in advancing NLCHP’s mandate as a multi-profession regulator. She will provide executive direction and support to NLCHP Council and its committees by ensuring compliance with Council polices and by-laws, legislation and regulations. Alice’s proven leadership experience makes her an invaluable addition to the team.

Alice holds a Bachelor of Nursing and a Masters of Business Administration from Memorial University, as well as Certificates in Health Services Management from the Canadian Hospital Association, and the Health Leadership Program from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. She has a Fellowship with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and has an EXTRA Fellowship with the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. She has served as a Board Director and Chair of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), the Canadian Institute for Health Information, and is currently the Vice Chair of the Canadian Home Care Association, as well as a Surveyor with Accreditation Canada.

Alice is the recipient of the Award for Distinguished Service from the Canadian College of Health Leaders, the Health Leadership Award from the NL Chapter of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and a Challenge Coin from the Canadian Armed Forces Health Services in recognition of her work in Health Leadership.

Please join us in welcoming Alice to her new role as Chief Executive Officer and Registrar with NLCHP.