Helen Zipes joined the SCS Board of Directors in 2014. Helen is currently working as a management consultant specializing in healthcare, having recently retired from The Ottawa Hospital. She has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors of healthcare and has worked in positions of increasing responsibility from staff physiotherapist to Clinical Director of The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre and the Academic Family Health Team. Helen’s experience includes multi- site management of inpatient units and outpatient clinics, program and project planning, budget preparation and management, leadership, coordination and operational problem solving. In addition, she has much experience both chairing and participating on numerous local, regional and national committees.