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Board of Directors

The Rexdale Community Health Centre is governed by a volunteer board of directors who provide strategic advice and direction to the leadership of our Centre to ensure that Rexdale CHC is operated responsibly. The following are the current board members:

2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

The Rexdale Community Health Centre Board of Directors believes that communication with the community is an important part of the governance process and encourages community members to express their views. When appropriate, the Board may instruct management to respond on its behalf.


Note: The purpose of this email address is to solicit community feedback, comments and suggestions about the centre only.

We ask that if you have a medical concern to please contact your medical professional. Do not share health information through this email address.

Alexandra Boasie: Alexandra is a health care leader with experience working in both the hospital and government sector. As a local Etobicoke resident, she has worked for over 6 years improving the diagnostic care for cancer patients and most recently is the manager of the surgical oncology program at Cancer Care Ontario where she oversees the delivery and quality of cancer surgery delivery across the province.

Alex Battick is a Student-at-Law completing the licensing process of becoming a lawyer in Ontario, with a focus in Education Law. Alex is the Non-Profit Housing Trustee for The United Achievers Club, a board member for the Rexdale Community Health Centre and the Founder of BattLaw Resources. He has assisted with events that bring together the Brampton community, fundraised for Scholarship Awards to high school students, and has been a resource for individuals completing the process to have their foreign law degrees recognized in Canada.

Atul Goela has over 15 years of strategic, operational and leadership experience in digital health, financial services, retail and healthcare. Atul is originally trained as a pharmacist and worked in a community setting providing direct patient care. Having worked directly with patients and having held various leadership roles with major Canadian organizations that impact the healthcare system, he has been involved in a diverse range of initiatives aimed at improving the health outcomes of Canadians. He also holds an MBA from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Karen Osagie is a project management professional with training in the areas of marketing, information technology, urban planning and construction. In her current role as lead project manager at Above the Baseboard Inc., she manages a variety of projects spanning various disciplines to met the needs of her private and public-sector client base. In the past, while working at Purolator Inc. Karen was honoured with multiple marketing awards for developing marketing campaigns, shaping retail presence in new markets and maintaining high levels of consumer engagement. Karen also enjoys her volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity and is a member of the Toronto based Tool Library that promotes the borrowing of equipment to community members who have temporary needs for basic to highly specialized tools. Karen joined the board of the Rexdale Community Health Centre in September of 2017.

Patience Adamu is currently: a PhD student in Ryerson University's Policy Studies program, focusing on the intersections of racialization and immigrant status on health in Canada; A Manager, Employee Experience at Aecon Groupa; a contract professor who teaches at various post-secondary institutions in the Greater Toronto Area, and: Patience also leads the community investment team at Crosslinx Transit Solutions. She has many years of experience in communications, media relations and community development working in the education, sports and construction sectors. Patience brings a critical academic focus to immigrant health, as well as a background in media and communications to the board.



Brandon Arkinson is a dedicated social entrepreneur, city builder and problem solver, with significant experience in the Not For Profit, housing and fundraising sectors. Brandon is the Founder and Executive Director of Moving Hope, an organization that provides provisions for the homeless and vulnerable.  Brandon has been conferred specializations or advanced certifications in fields of: Public Relations, Human Resources Management, Facility Management, Organizational Leadership, and Advanced Public Administration and Governance. As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Psychological Health & Safety Advisor, Brandon is uniquely qualified to lead healthy organizations in today’s dynamic environment.

Kiki Lin is currently a Director of Strategy at a global financial institution.  Kiki began her career as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA). International experience at Fortune 100 companies and non-profit organizations in: financial & strategic planning, operations management, risk management, performance measurement, digital strategies and design thinking.

Sohaib Siddiqui is currently works in healthcare venture capital at Toronto Innovation Acceleration Partners and Kettlebeck Ventures where he supports the creation of new technologies for healthcare. He also trained as a medical doctor and pediatric clinical researcher.  His area of research focused on improving the access and quality of care for pediatric patients He concurrently has an academic appointment at Women’s College Hospital as an Innovation Fellow where he helps evaluate how to integrate technologies into the healthcare system. 

Sohaib holds a B.ScH from Queen’s University, degrees in Medicine, Surgery & Obstetrics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Executive Education Certification in Digital Health from Harvard Medical School.

Adrien François is a bilingual human resource professional with a focus in Employee Relations. As a Ryerson University Alumni, he remains dedicated to continuous learning by pursuing certificates through the G. Raymond Chang School. He is currently an Employee Relations Manager in the retail sector and is working towards obtaining his Certified Human Resources Leader certification.