Senior Leadership Team
The Senior Leadership Team at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a group of dedicated professionals who provide corporate leadership through diverse responsibilities, and develop strategies and policies to achieve the vision of our organization.
Senior Leadership Team
Carmine brings over 25 years of healthcare experience as a clinician and leader in a wide range of clinical and support services. Since joining OSMH in July 2018, Carmine has been a strong advocate the value of high quality, local health care. He has provided system leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, including support for testing, vaccination and community outreach. He has provided strategic leadership in transforming care through integration in close partnership with primary care, other health care and community service providers. Carmine has also engaged the OSMH community in long range planning that will support this vision of integrated care with a modernized facility for OSMH.
Prior to OSMH, Carmine was the former Vice President, Programs of Michel Garron Hospital in Toronto. Carmine has a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Toronto, a Doctorate in Pharmacy from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from Athabasca University.
Dr. Lindsay Alston is the Chief of Staff at OSMH, a position she has held since September 2022. Dr. Alston has been with OSMH since 2017 as a member of the Anesthesiology Department and has held the role of Program Medical Director, Surgery and has provided clinical leadership with the OSMH Infection Prevention and Control team as relates to COVID-19. Dr. Alston completed medical school at McMaster University in Hamilton and completed her residency in the Simcoe Area through the Rural Family Medicine program.
Tom brings 15 years of progressive financial and leadership roles in multiple sectors of the health care system. Since joining OSMH in 2019, Tom has championed a culture of innovation and financial health, strategically orientating the organization for the future of health care. He is accountable for providing strategic leadership in the areas of Finance, Decision Support, Information Technology, Facilities, Materials Management, Clinical Informatics, Food Services, Diagnostic Imaging, Lab and Pharmacy services. Tom also plays a key leadership role in capital development planning efforts.
Prior to joining OSMH, Tom held Director roles with the Local Health Integration Network and Community Care Access Centre. He has a bachelors degree from Western University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Jill is an experienced nursing leader and has held various leadership positions since joining OSMH in 2014. In her role, she is responsible for leading, planning and evaluating patient care activities and integration. Jill provides strategic direction to the operational/clinical teams supporting the delivery of compassionate and excellent care, driven by shared purpose. As the Chief Nursing Executive, she ensures a nursing voice as part of the interdisciplinary team at both the Senior Team and Board level.
Jill has over 20 years of progressive leadership experience as a health care professional. She received her RN Diploma training at Loyalist College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Masters in Nursing at Ryerson University (now known as Toronto Metropolitan University). She has also completed the IDEAS Advanced Learning Program from the University of Toronto and the Advanced Health Leadership Program (AHLP) at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management Executive Program.
Debbie is a senior inclusive leader with over 25 years in Human Resources. Joining OSMH in January of 2021, she is accountable for strategic leadership, direction and oversight of two main portfolios: people services and patient relations and safety. The underpinning of these portfolios is the balance of safety, risk and legal corporately. Focused on diversity of thought and being a voice for staff is a key pillar of the strategic plan, “We are Soldiers”. Embedding inclusivity within the hospital at all levels for a sense of belonging and representing the communities within which we work and serve is fundamental to the Soldiers’ story.
Prior to joining OSMH, Debbie held the position of Executive Vice President, People for the Canadian Cancer Society. Debbie has a bachelors degree from the University of Waterloo. She is a Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE) with the Human Resources Professional Association and is a certified assessor in Myers Briggs, IDI (Cultural Competence) and EQ1-2.0 (emotional intelligence).