Cynthia Martineau is a registered nurse with 25 years of health care experience. This includes 21 years in the Canadian Forces, where her responsibilities included National Practice Leader for Aeromedical Evacuation and medical operations officer for the Air Force on behalf of the Canadian Forces Medical Group. Her responsibilities also included overall management of a multi-site military healthcare centre and overseeing the operational aeromedical evacuation support for the current NATO-led mission in Afghanistan. She’s currently the Director of Local Health System Development for Ontario’s South East Local Health Integration Network, where she oversees health care planning and integration for all health care providers funded by the Network. She holds the Master’s in Health Care Management and two certificates in Health Care Administration in Acute Care and Community Health. She’s a Certified Health Executive. She has two daughters, Rachel, with Rett Syndrome, and Chloe.