Board of Directors

The Society is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the members. Board members serve a three-year term of office.



Contact the OSOT Board of Directors


Role Board Director Term End    City/Town Practice Focus
 Chair  Shiyen Shu  2025      Mississauga  Private Practice
 Vice-Chair/Secretary  Maria Borczyk
 2025  Hamilton  Palliative Care, Hospice
 Treasurer   Neetu Kumar  2024  Brampton  Home and Community Care
 Director
 Holly Assaf
 2025  Toronto
 Spinal Cord Rehab
 Director  Susan Cherian-Joseph  2025  Brampton  Hospital
 Director  Alicia Dean  2024  Courtice  Private Practice
 Director  Lu Han   2024  London  Veteran Affairs 
 Director   Laxee Nithiyananthan   2024   Toronto   Hospital  
Lynn Stewart

Meetings of the Board of Directors

The Board meets monthly through the year. Members are encouraged to identify issues, concerns or recommendations to board members and may forward issues for discussion by the Board for inclusion on a board meeting agenda. 2023-24 board meeting schedule:

  • November 28, 2023
  • December 13, 2023
  • January 23, 2024
  • February 21, 2024
  • March 19, 2024
  • April 17, 2024
  • May 28, 2024
  • June 19, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
  • August 21, 2024
  • September 24, 2024

Standing Committees

Committee Chair
Human Resource Committee Lu Han, Director
Finance Committee Neetu Kumar, Treasurer
Governance Committee Maria Borczyk, Vice-Chair/Secretary
Nominations and Elections Committee Milinda Alexander, OSOT Past Chair

Task Forces

Task Force Chair(s)
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Task Force Sasha Stewart
Fatima Quraishi