Charlotte Comrie

Title: 
Board Chair and Chair, Membership Review Committee
Charlotte is long-serving member of the HealthPartners Board of Directors, and has held a variety of positions, most recently as Chair of the Board and of the Membership Committee. As Chair of the Governance Committee in 2016 she lead the process of changing the governance structure of HealthPartners. Prior to retiring in 2019, Charlotte spent some 24 years with the Heart & Stroke Foundation after starting her career as a critical care nurse. While working in coronary care units, she developed a passion for heart health, disease prevention, the treatment of heart disease and cardiac rehabilitation. Over the years she became passionate about advocacy the positive effects it could have on populations. In 1986 her career focused on leadership, crisis resolution, strategy development and its execution. For approximately nine years Charlotte worked in leadership roles in a variety of sectors, including the arts, education, tourism and health. She returned to Heart & Stroke as CEO in PEI in 2005. In that role she led the PEI Heart & Stroke advocacy campaign to establish province wide integrated stroke care. She also chaired a national Heart & Stroke committee whose goal was the development of a strategic fund development plan. The process of Heart & Stroke’s unification began with this work. In 2014, Charlotte became CEO of NS and PEI, leading employee teams in two provinces and working with two provincial boards of directors. She enjoyed the challenges of leading two teams in similar but different provinces with similar but different cultures. Charlotte's hobbies and interests include boot camps, HIIT and spin classes. She enjoys cycling and skiing and has travelled to both polar regions, and all the continents. Her seven grandsons occupy much of her time and keep her active and laughing.