Ms. Beverley Clarke
Beverly Clarke is 1 of 2 members representing the Atlantic region on CIHI’s Board of Directors. Ms.Clarke is the deputy minister of Health and Community Services in Newfoundland and Labrador. She has worked for more than 34 years in the health and community services system. She had been vice president of Clinical Services with Eastern Health for the past 10 years, with responsibility for a number of programs including Professional Practice, Children and Women’s Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Pastoral Care and Ethics, Emergency Services, Paramedicine and Privacy. Prior to this position, Ms. Clarke was the CEO for Health and Community Services — St. John’s (2003–2005). She has also held various senior posts within the Department of Health and Community Services, including assistant deputy minister (1998–2002). Ms. Clarke has been involved as a volunteer at a national and provincial level, including a 9-year term on the board of directors of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and a 6-year term on the provincial Kids Eat Smart Foundation, and has recently completed her term as president of the Canadian Executive Council on Addictions. Ms. Clarke had been a surveyor with Accreditation Canada for the past 3 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Memorial University and a master’s degree in social work from Carleton University.