Esther Millar, MBA, RN is the Vice President of Patient Care Services, Professional Practice and Chief Nursing Executive (based in Brockville). Esther gained experience in mental health care during the almost 20 years she spent at the Timiskaming Health Unit – she joined as a director and eventually became its CEO. There she focused on seamless access for clients and was involved in developing the crisis response line. She also collaborated with the former North Bay Regional Psych Centre to create specialized outreach programs. In 2011, she joined Hanover and District Hospital as the VP, Patient Services and CNE and then took on the Chief Executive, Clinical Services & CNE position at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Huntsville in 2015. She is also a member of the North Simcoe Muskoka Mental Health and Addictions Services Coordinating Council.