Chief Operating Officer
Tara Garcia is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the organization’s operational policies, objectives, and initiatives, and is also its senior financial officer. Tara started working at the CMPA in 2012 as the Director of Business Strategy and previously held roles with KPMG, Pepsi-Cola Canada and Canada Post. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Director, Saegis Safety Institute
Dr. Tom Lloyd is responsible for the planning and direction of programs for physicians, healthcare professionals and institutions. Tom qualified from Leicester University Medical School in the UK and trained in General Surgery, becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He also obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Leicester as a research fellow. In 2004 he became a medicolegal advisor with the Medical Protection Society in London, UK. In 2008 he obtained a Master in Medical Law and Ethics from DeMontfort University (UK) and became a part time lecturer in medical law at the University. In 2014 he moved to Canada and took on the role of Physician Advisor with the CMPA.
Director, Practice Management
Liz Jackson is responsible for the planning and direction of in-depth solutions for team-based healthcare practices to optimize efficiency and reduce risk. Liz received her BScN from the University of Toronto and holds a Masters of Arts (Public Administration) from Carleton University. She has a keen understanding of the unique needs of team based practices gained from her work as a quality improvement coach and practice facilitator with the Quality Improvement and Innovation Partnership, Health Quality Ontario and most recently with Practice Excellence, a primary care quality improvement practice facilitation program which she developed. She also brings expertise in program evaluation and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Program Lead, Saegis Safety Institute
Geneviève Caza-Cornish is responsible for the implementation, management, logistics and support of the full line of programs and services provided by the Saegis Safety Institute. Geneviève is bilingual and has over twenty years of experience in operations and program management in a wide range of organizations including fifteen years working directly with physicians and five years with the CMPA.
Program Lead, Practice Management
Christina Flavell is responsible for strategic marketing planning and oversees all Saegis marketing and communication activities. Christina is bilingual and holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from McGill University. Prior to joining Saegis, she had over twenty years of experience in advertising agencies, working with clients across a range of industries.
Accounting / Business Analyst
Randi Prieur is responsible for operational accounting; identification, facilitation, and implementation of business process and system improvements; staff business system training; and development of corporate policies. Randi is bilingual and has over 10 years of operational accounting experience.
Financial Planning & Reporting Analyst
Program Evaluation and Accreditation Specialist
Mariève Vaillancourt is responsible for implementing a robust evaluation and quality assurance process for safety programs and services. Mariève is bilingual and holds a Master’s in Education and a graduate diploma in program evaluation with over ten years of experience working for a non-profit organization.
Business Strategy Analyst
Karilee Weber is responsible for strategic, business and operational planning. Understanding market and customer needs are key parts of Karilee’s role as are articulating Saegis’ goals and measuring and monitoring the organization’s success. She also works with the Saegis team to help identify and prioritize new Saegis products and services.