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CHSS Strategic Sourcing Team
CHSS is a Shared Service Organization with a Sourcing mandate presently exclusive of procurement and warehousing. The CHSS team works under the supervision of an Executive Director. 
Executive Director: John Martin
John is a seasoned healthcare administrator with over 35 years of progressive experience in Hospital Support Services Leadership and Supply Chain Management and is an advocate for expanding strategic sourcing collaboration locally, provincially, and nationally. As Executive Director of Champlain Health Supply Services, John is responsible for ensuring Member Organizations maximize the value of the collaborative strategic sourcing experience offered through a Shared Service model. Combining the individual needs of member hospitals and those of other Provincial and National partners, results in cost savings, administrative efficiencies and innovation, supporting improved outcomes for patients. Prior to CHSS John has been a Board Member for several local Not-for-Profit organizations in the Healthcare Sector.
Manager, Strategic Sourcing: Jyotika Deshpande
Jyotika has 10 years of progressive experience in the supplier community and has been with CHSS for over 8 years. At CHSS, she has held the positions of Sourcing Analyst and Senior Sourcing & Contract Administrator. Now as the Manager of Strategic Sourcing, Jyotika manages CHSS vendors and member hospital sourcing initiatives in accordance with CHSS goals and objectives, as well as Provincial mandates. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Physics from The University of Toronto.
Senior Sourcing & Contract Administrator: Leeza Sharma
Leeza has over 8 years of extensive experience in quality assurance, supply chain management and procurement of health commodities for global health and nutrition programs. She holds a Master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) and is currently pursuing her SCMP designation through Supply Chain Canada. As the Senior Sourcing & Contract Administrator, Leeza leads Members in RFP and Contract Development, and the implementation and management phases of Contracts in accordance with the BPS Procurement Directive.
Senior Sourcing Analyst: Eddie Caron
Eddie Caron worked in the supplier community before arriving at CHSS in 2010. He brings a wealth of knowledge from the supplier side of the business. Eddie has over 10 years of purchasing experience in various industries including Healthcare.  As a Senior Sourcing Analyst, Eddie participates in various sourcing initiatives, gathers and analyzes data and looks for saving opportunities.
Contract Coordinator: Leah Gallagher
Leah completed her Master of Library and Information Science at the University of Western Ontario and has been working with CHSS since 2013. As the Contract Coordinator, Leah assists in facilitating the RFx process - from document drafts to evaluation analysis - and is responsible for the continuous improvement related to contract uploads, maintenance, and data quality in order to improve data integrity and facilitate data analysis.
Last updated: May-23-2023