Suzanne Johnston

Member of the Niagara College Board of Governors


Suzanne Johnston

Suzanne Johnston, who is the President of Niagara Health, is dedicated to the community of Niagara and bringing quality healthcare to its residents, visitors, and more.

With an extensive resume and over 35 years of leadership experience in healthcare and government, Suzanne continues to build strong relationships and trust within the community. With her commitment to volunteer, staff, physician, and community engagement, Suzanne is helping to shape Niagara Health to be a leader in Canadian healthcare.

Suzanne obtained both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing from the University of New Brunswick and completed her doctoral studies at the University of Arizona. She participated in executive education at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.

As an inspirational leader who fosters a work environment characterized by a commitment to values, engagement, innovation, and problem-solving, Suzanne believes transformational change work is needed in our health caring system. She calls for unwavering commitment on the part of every leader to dig deep and lead with presence and the belief in people’s desire to do the right thing.