DRDH Announces New Chief Nursing Executive


Allison Lepack 


The organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison Lepack as Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) of the Deep River and District Hospital, the Four Seasons Lodge Long-Term Care Home, and the North Renfrew Family Health Team (DRDH), effective July 31, 2023.

Allison holds a Registered Nurse designation and is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Over her five-year tenure at DRDH, Allison has held positions of leadership overseeing acute care, as well as clinical operations across the organization. Through her leadership, Allison has supported the organization through Accreditation preparedness, Epic implementation, long-term care transformation, day-to-day operations, as well as COVID-19 response. During her tenure at DRDH, Allison has demonstrated immense dedication to the values of the organization and to ensuring patients and residents are always cared for like loved ones.


Allison is the successor to Tabitha Kearney, who will be relocating to Wainwright, Alberta this summer as part of her military family journey after calling Petawawa home for the last 11 years.

The organization is very pleased with the results of the recruitment process, and extends a warm welcome to Allison as she assumes the position of Vice President of Clinical Services and CNE.

Janna Hotson, DRDH President and CEO, is enthusiastic for Allison to assume her new role and shared that, “we are pleased the outcome of this recruitment process has demonstrated the success of growth and development for our team. Allison has shown her leadership abilities throughout her time at DRDH and I look forward to seeing her grow within our organization in this increased capacity. Having Allison transition into the Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive role ensures continuity of leadership and ensures our workforce is ready to support the new developments underway.”

Please join us in congratulating Allison Lepack on her appointment as Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive.