The Health Cities Team

Our team includes a small group of highly skilled professionals with extensive backgrounds in healthcare and business.

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Reg Joseph


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Lisa Laferriere

Vice President, Strategy

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Rebecca Keichinger

Executive Assistant, Board Support

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Cassandra Rasko

Manager, Stakeholder Engagement

The Health Cities Board

Our Board provides governance and strategic oversight and is accountable for all actions and activities related to Health Cities.

To contact any of our board members, please email

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Jason Pincock

Board Chair

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Randy Yatscoff

Vice Chair

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Mel Wong


Dianne Balon

Dianne Balon


Vice President of Government,

Alberta Blue Cross

Jim Saunderson

Jim Saunderson


Crystal Phillips


Vice President,

Thin Air Labs Fund I


Puneeta McBryan


Executive Director,

Edmonton Downtown Business Association

Badeia Jawhari


Senior Manager,

Deloitte Canada

Jason Ding

Jason Ding

Chief Business Officer,


The Health Cities Industry Advisory Committee

The Industry Advisory Committee is to provide insight and leadership to the Health Cities Board (and thereby management).

Jason Pincock

Board Chair

Robert Burrell

Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Faculties of Engineering and Medicine & Dentistry

Jim Rikley

President, Associated Health Systems Inc.

Joel Rikley

Vice President – Partner, Associated Health Systems, Inc.

Guy Plamondon

Director (and founding partner), priMED Medical Products Inc.

Jennifer Bisson 

CEO , Mountain Integrated Medical Devices

Christopher Micetich

President and CEO, Brass Dome Ventures, Ltd.

Badeia Jawhari 

Manager, Healthcare Technology Strategy and Architecture, Deloitte