Senior Leadership Team

Irene
Holubiec, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Practice, Quality and Safety
Region
National

Irene brings a strong background in home and community care to the leadership team of VON. As a nurse, she is a passionate believer in VON and in the organization’s ability to make a difference every day with every client. Irene joined VON in 2006 as Director, Clinical Services. She then became Senior Director Risk Management and in 2015, she was appointed Senior Director, Practice Quality and Risk. Irene's diverse professional background and solid leadership is instrumental in our focus on practice excellence and in reinforcing the culture of quality and safety across VON, including keeping clients, families and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Irene received her BScN from the University of Toronto and  Masters in Adult Education from Brock University. She has held a variety of progressive leadership roles in health care including acute care, in private sector consulting and in academia. Irene is a graduate of Wharton Executive Nursing Leadership program from the University of Pennsylvania.

With a solid background in home and community care – Irene will be a definite asset to our senior leadership team!

As a nurse, Irene is a passionate believer in VON and in the organization’s ability to make a difference every day with every client. Irene joined VON in 2006 as Director, Clinical Services. She then became Senior Director Risk Management and in 2015, she was appointed Senior Director, Practice Quality and Risk. Irene's diverse professional background and solid leadership is instrumental in our focus on practice excellence and in reinforcing the culture of quality and safety across VON, including keeping clients, families and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Irene received her BScN from the University of Toronto and  Masters in Adult Education from Brock University. She has held a variety of progressive leadership roles in health care including acute care, in private sector consulting and in academia. Irene is a graduate of Wharton Executive Nursing Leadership program from the University of Pennsylvania.