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Our Administration

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada leadership team is guided by the hospital's mission to provide the highest quality care to children with special healthcare needs, within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.

Peter Rippstein headshot
Peter Rippstein
Chairman of the Board of Governors
Peter Rippstein headshot
Peter Rippstein Chairman of the Board of Governors
Jacques Boissonneault
Jacques Boissonneault
Hospital Administrator
Jacques Boissonneault
Jacques Boissonneault Hospital Administrator
Thierry Benaroch
Thierry E. Benaroch, M.D., MSc, FRCS (C)
Chief of Staff
Thierry Benaroch
Thierry E. Benaroch, M.D., MSc, FRCS (C) Chief of Staff
Kelly Thorstad
Kelly Thorstad
Director of Nursing and Patient Services
Kelly Thorstad
Kelly Thorstad Director of Nursing and Patient Services
Rene St Arnault
René St-Arnaud, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Rene St Arnault
René St-Arnaud, Ph.D. Director of Research
Frank Vieira headshot
Frank Vieira
Director of Finance
Frank Vieira headshot
Frank Vieira Director of Finance
Marie-Anne Desjardins
Marie-Anne Desjardins
Donor Development Director
Marie-Anne Desjardins
Marie-Anne Desjardins Donor Development Director
Kim St. Hillaire
Kim St.Hillaire
Director of Human Resources
Kim St. Hillaire
Kim St.Hillaire Director of Human Resources
Kathryn Fournier
Kathryn Fournier, N. Bsc
Director of Quality, Evaluation, Performance and Ethics
Kathryn Fournier
Kathryn Fournier, N. Bsc Director of Quality, Evaluation, Performance and Ethics
Emmanuelle Rondeau
Emmanuelle Rondeau
Director, Business Development and Shrine Liaison
Emmanuelle Rondeau
Emmanuelle Rondeau Director, Business Development and Shrine Liaison