Board of Directors

Colleen Clark, MN, NP — Board Chair

Colleen has been an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner since 2002. She became an RN in 1985, pioneering the NP role in 2002 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. She has extensive experience as an NP in various healthcare settings, most recently at Southlake Regional Cardiology program, working with patients on inpatient and outpatient settings including a heart failure clinic, and research projects. She is interested in supporting the growth and advancement of the NP-led clinics in Ontario.

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Alice Luk, MScN, NP-PHC, CHPCN(C)

Alice is a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner who also has her certification with the Canadian Nursing Association in Hospice Palliative Care. Having graduated in Nursing in 1998, Alice has been in practice for over 20 years and has worked in various practice settings. This includes working in the Public Health Department, in Oncology, on a First Nation Reserve in Alberta, and on Family Health Care Teams. She currently works in home palliative care. She has an interest in supporting the nurse practitioner-led clinics and has an interest in the delivery of health care in Ontario. Alice was a part of the Ontario Palliative Care Network working group, providing advisory and analysis in drafting of “The Palliative Health Care Delivery Framework – Focus Area 1: Adults receiving care in the home”.


Bruce M. Mann, MBA

Bruce is a finance, accounting, corporate communications and investor relations professional with +30 years of large cap, small cap and not-for-profit experience. He is also experienced serving on company, association and not-for-profit boards of directors. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Master of Business Administration university degrees, as well as Certified Public Accountant (CPA inactive) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA inactive) certifications. Bruce is a dual Canadian and American citizen.


Abi Kartheepan, MScN, NP-PHC

Abi has over 10 years of nursing experience, primarily in the acute care setting. In her current role as a certified primary care nurse practitioner, Abi is dedicated to providing care to medically underserved families. Abi is excited to join the board of directors to continue the work of advancing the quality of health care offered at EKNPLC and advocating for the continued growth of the NP-led model in the primary care setting.



Tracey Chinman, CPA

Tracey is a risk management professional with over 20 years financial services experience. She is currently serving as VP, Operational and Non-Financial Risk, at Home Trust Company where she has oversight of operational, technology and other non-financial risks. Tracey began her career in public accounting, and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and Ontario.



Martin Chicilo

Martin Chicilo is the Director of Physician Relations at MCI One Health and has worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors and has been a Board Member with affordable housing, community investment funds and arts and entertainment groups in different provinces. He has eight years of community investment banking experience leading micro loan, affordable housing, venture capital and non-traditional commercial financing programs in partnership with Affinity Credit Union and federal and provincial governments. Martin has worked with Tribal Councils and 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan to deliver health services and capital construction of health facilities. He is a university graduate of Concordia University, University of Saskatchewan and certificate graduate from the London School of Economics, Six Sigma and Institute of Canadian Bankers.