Denise Freylejer

I am seeking election for the Board of Directors at the College of Dietitians of Ontario, drawing on a diverse background that includes prior board service. With a firm belief in my ability to contribute significantly to the organization’s governance, I bring over a decade of experience in clinical and management roles within the healthcare sector and possess a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and responsibilities involved in safeguarding the public.

My proficiency with technology and remote collaboration aligns with the evolving landscape of governance. I am adept at making evidence-based decisions, analyzing complex data, and critically assessing situations- skills that are vital for effective board participation. Having successfully navigated diverse roles, I bring a strategic mindset, adaptability, and a proven track record of problem solving to the table.

Diversity and inclusion have been integral aspects of my professional journey, further complemented by formal training. This equips me to navigate complex issues, ensuring fair and equitable considerations. My collaborative leadership style and effective communication skills are well-suited to engage with diverse teams and the public, fostering an inclusive environment.
My commitment to ongoing professional development emphasizes my dedication to staying abreast of evolving practices and standards. I am passionate about healthcare leadership and dedicated to advancing the dietetics profession.

In summary, my candidacy is grounded in a wealth of experience, honed skills, and an unwavering commitment to public protection. Building on my past experience on a board of directors, I am ready to contribute effectively to the Board’s objectives. My track record of achievements and professional contributions positions me as a valuable asset, and I look forward to the opportunity to serve and contribute to the continued success of the College of Dietitians of Ontario mission and mandate.