Council Members

Gary Rehan - Professional Council Member

Gary Rehan, PT
President

president@collegept.org




Catherine Hecimovich, PT
Vice-President

Elected Representatives

 



Nicole Graham—(Northern)
Nicole has been a physiotherapist in Sudbury for the past 28 years working at the Children's Treatment Centre at Health Sciences North. Nicole has experience working as a practice assessor.

Catherine Hecimovich - Professional Council Member

Catherine Hecimovich—(Central)

Catherine Hecimovich has worked as a health care executive and has over 20 years of experience in the provision of high-quality, safe and integrated patient care. She has served as a member of the College’s Discipline and Fitness to Practise Committee since 2007. Catherine has also served on the Executive Committee of the College Council and assumed the role of Vice-President in 2017.


Janet Law - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Janet Law—(Toronto East) 

Janet Law works in quality management, home care, and acute hospital settings including Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre—Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre.




Darryn Mandel—(Toronto West)
Darryn Mandel, PT, is a long serving Council member for more than 16 years. He works in clinical practice.




Sharee Mandel— (Central Eastern)
Sharee Mandel, PT, has worked for over 25 years in physiotherapy, including private practice and in home care. Currently, she works as a senior therapist in various nursing home and retirement residences. Sharee is Chair of the Patient Relations Committee. 


Gary Rehan - Professional Council Member

Gary Rehan
—(Eastern)
Gary Rehan, PT, is the President of the College and Chair of the Executive Committee. Gary has a doctorate degree in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy and works in clinical practice with the Department of National Defence with the Military. Gary has previously served as Vice-President of the College, Chair of the Registration Committee, and as a member of the Quality Assurance, Inquiries, Complaints and Reports, Discipline and Fitness to Practice and the Finance Committee.


Theresa Stevens - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Theresa Stevens—(South Western)
Theresa Stevens, PT, has worked in the public and private sectors for more than 26 years, with experience managing clinical and operational aspects of rehabilitation facilities. She previously served on the Quality Assurance, Inquiries, Complaints and Reports, Discipline and Fitness to Practice Committees.



Lisa Tichband - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Lisa Tichband—(Central Western)
Lisa Tichband, PT, worked in Australia for nearly 10 years practicing physiotherapy and now continues to practice in Canada. She has worked as a clinician in both the public and private sectors and is currently working for the Niagara Health System in the outpatient service.

Academic Representatives

Nadine Graham—McMaster University

Nadine Graham - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Nadine Graham—McMaster University
Nadine Graham, PT, is an Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University.

Kathleen Norman

Kathleen Norman—Queen’s University

Public Appointees

Ron Bourret - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Ronald Bourret

Ron Bourret was member of the RCMP and worked in the Ontario Public Service. Most recently, he served as a Manager of Licensing & Enforcement Division for the city of Thunder Bay and has been enrolled as a part-time student in the Masters of Divinity Course at the University of Winnipeg.



Jane Darville
Jane Darville is a health care professional who has held executive health care positions in both Ontario and British Columbia. Currently, she works as a consultant on several health care projects and serves on health and cultural Boards. She is Chair of the Quality Management Committee.  


Zita Devan

Zita Devan is a retiree of Fleming College where she coordinated programs for unemployed individuals, local employers and disadvantaged youth. She currently spends her time volunteering in her community on social justice issues.

Jennifer Dolling - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Jennifer Dolling
Jennifer Dolling is a lawyer who practices in the area of health law.  Prior to joining the Council, she volunteered as a member of the Mount Sinai Hospital Research Ethics Board.  

James Lee - Council Member - College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

James Lee
James Lee works as a consultant with senior management teams and Board of Directors to provide governance and financial strategic planning.



Tyrone Skanes
Tyrone Skanes is a retired police officer, having served 32 years with the Toronto Police Service and is a recipient of the Toronto Chief of Police award for his charitable and investigative work.

 

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