Strategic Advisor, YMCA of Niagara; Former President of Niagara Health
Dr. Suzanne Johnston served as the President of Niagara Health from September 2014 through June 2019. She has more than 30 years of leadership experience in health care and government. Prior to joining Niagara Health in 2014, Dr. Johnston was the Vice President, Clinical Programs and Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Health, in British Columbia. Dr. Johnston obtained both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing from the University of New Brunswick and completed her doctoral studies at the University of Arizona. She is a Fellow in the Wharton Nurse Executive Program and a member of the College of Registered Nurses of Ontario. Dr. Johnston was the recipient of the 2016 Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award, serves as a Director on the Niagara College Board of Governors and is a Strategic Advisor for the YMCA of Niagara.