Susan Munro joined First Stage Enterprises following a distinguished career in the health industry. Over a period of twenty five years she occupied progressively responsible positions in hospitals and community health nursing, concluding her administrative career as Vice President of a major community agency – Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Throughout her career Susan has been acknowledged by her peers for her excellent “team building” skills and her outstanding project leadership abilities – skills which are invaluable to our First Stage clients today.

2004 to present:
First Stage Enterprises  
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

A senior partner in the operation of an association and event planning company, based in Ontario but providing services across Canada.  

Responsibilities include oversight of all corporate technology, and client event programming.

September 1996 to 2004:
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Vice President Health Services

A member of the Executive team accountable for the delivery of quality programs and services to the community served, including nursing services, rehabilitation services, home support services and new business initiatives. Supported and led the procurement processes, relationship management and contract management with 23 CCAC’s across Ontario with responsibility for the corporate quality management program.

December 1994 to December 1995:
St John’s Rehabilitation Centre, Toronto
Vice President Patient Services

Accountable for a portfolio that included all clinical disciplines, provided overall direction to the delivery of patient services in a program managed structure.  Responsible for $8 million dollar budget and 100+ FTEs.

October 1988 to December 1994
West Park Hospital, Toronto
Held progressive management positions from Director of Nursing to Program Director, Geriatrics with fiscal accountability for up to $7.5 million and 225 FTEs.


1. 1996 – 1997
Ontario Nurse Executives – Member of executive as Vice  President and President.  
2. 1996 – Present
Association of Nurse Executives, chair  1998-2003
3. 1997 – 2001
NLN.ON – Member of executive committee
4. 1998 – Present
RNFOO – Member of Gala Event Planning Committee, Chair since 2003 of annual event for 500
5. 1999 – 2003
RNFOO – Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario Board Member
6. 2001 – Present
Health Leaders Institute
7. 2001 – Present
Ryerson University of Nursing Advisory Committee

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