PPNO Board of Directors

Photo of PPNO President Anthony Danial

Anthony Danial

He became President of the PPNO Board in February 2020. He has leadership experience as a Collaborative Practice Leader at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where he currently supports Nutrition, Speech-Language Pathology, Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy, Technology Consultants, and Radiation Technology. Anthony’s former experiences in healthcare are as a pharmacist at Providence Healthcare (Unity Health), Toronto Rehab Institute (UHN), and Northwest Telepharmacy.

Marika Bishop

She became Secretary of the PPNO Board in September 2020. She is the Manager of Policy Development and Special Projects at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, providing guidance to the Professional Practice Office as well as the Quality, Safety and Patient/Family Experience Portfolio. Prior to joining CAMH, Marika held leadership roles within the offices of the Ministers of Education, Health and Long-Term Care, and Transportation.

George Fieber

He is a Nursing Practice Leader at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. He has been a RN for over 30 years and has extensive experience in critical care, paediatrics and clinical education. George served for two terms as President of the College of Nurses of Ontario and is an active member of RNAO, serving on various provincial committees and on the executive of the Lakehead Chapter.

Rebecca Law

She became involved with the Professional Practice Network of Ontario (PPNO) in 2019 when she began her role as Clinical Practice Leader of Scarborough Health Network’s Hemodialysis program. Recognizing the value of the network, when the call for Board members was sent out, Rebecca jumped at the opportunity to contribute toward making the network the ‘gold standard’ for best practices. Rebecca currently holds the position of President-Elect. Since earning her BScN, Rebecca has focused on building her clinical skills and knowledge, completing a Critical Care Certificate at Durham College in 2018 and earning certification with the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) as a Nephrology Nurse (CNeph(C)).

Jennifer Clifford

Jennifer became Treasurer of the PPNO Board in November 2023. She has been a Physiotherapist for the last 28 years, has hospital managerial experience, teaches at the university level, and was a College of Physiotherapist Board member from 2021 - 2023. Jennifer is currently the Interprofessional Practice Manager at a community hospital. Her diverse experience in a variety of leadership roles is a valuable asset to the PPNO Board.

Paulette Perras

Paulette joined the PPNO Board in November 2023 and holds the position of general member. As the Director of Professional Practice at Hawkesbury & District General Hospital, she leads and supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of professional practice standards, policies, and programs. Paulette has over 12 years of experience in leadership roles, managing and improving professional practice, clinical operations, and quality of care in the hospital and health care industry. With a Master of Health Administration and a certification as a health executive from the Canadian College of Health Leaders, Paulette brings vast knowledge and experience to the PPNO board.