Board Director

Susan Martin
Chatham-Kent (Chatham)

Susan Martin is a veteran health care professional with over 35 years of leadership experience supporting and leading in the field of health information management. Throughout her career, she has been recognized as an expert in developing team-based solutions to assess and respond to the changing health care management needs of care providers and patients/clients. Susan is a certified Health Information Management Professional and holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. Throughout her career, she has held leadership positions in hospitals in Windsor, Chatham, Kitchener-Waterloo, Leamington and Sarnia, retiring as Chief Information Officer at Bluewater Health in 2005. A strong proponent of the vital role that digital health plays in the provision of safe, timely and high-quality care, Susan has been involved in many local and regional initiatives to advance the development of the electronic health record across the continuum of care. She has also been involved in related regional committees with a focus on privacy and confidentiality, data integrity, decision support, and utilization management.

Susan’s most important role is that of mother of two grown sons and “Grandma Sue” to a very busy grandson. She brings with her great understanding of being a personal caregiver to cherished family members throughout chronic and terminal illnesses. She is active in her church and in her IODE chapter.


August 31, 2017 – August 30, 2020