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Executive

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President
Biography

Tracey Glionna graduated from York University in 1995 with a Specialized Honors B.A. in Physical Education and an Honors B.A. in Athletic Therapy, with a certificate in Athletic/Sports Therapy & Sports Administration.  During her studies, Tracey worked out of York University’s Sports Therapy Clinic and acted as Head Therapist for York University’s Varsity Women’s Field Hockey Team, Men’s National Freestyle Skiing Team, Men’s Volleyball Team, Men’s Rugby Team and Women’s Rugby Team and was the Replacement Head Therapist for St. Michael’s Junior ‘A’ Hockey Team.

Tracey began her career in Accident Benefits, where she spent 10 years as a Senior Accident Benefits Adjuster specializing in catastrophic and post-104 claims.  Since 2006, Tracey has been a recognized expert in the understanding and interpretation of the SABS.

 

Tracey has worked in appointments of Vice President and President for an AIAC member company. Tracey has overseen all aspects of company day to day operations with special interests in Catastrophic Claims Coordination and managing Catastrophic Assessment Teams, servicing all of Ontario.

 

Tracey has completed the 4th and 5th Edition AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Rating Certificate course and is a Certified Catastrophic Impairment Rater.  With her diverse background and vast amount of experience in this area, Tracey is an instructor for the AMA Guides certification course.

 

Tracey has also completed extensive ADR training and has her certification, levels 1 – 4.

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Secretary
Biography

Mark Wigle represents the AIAC from member company National IME Centres where he currently holds the position of National Director of Business Development.

Mark was educated at McMaster University where he completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree in 1995.  He has maintained his Certified Kinesiology status by completing post-graduate education in the topics of; accident benefits procedural handling, AMA guides, pain management, orthopaedic assessment and treatment, ergonomics and functional ability evaluation.  He has completed diploma program at the University of Montreal in the Insurance Medicine and Medicolegal Expertise and holds the DESS credentials.

 

Mark has worked in the rehabilitation field since 1995, initially as a Clinical Kinesiologist.  In 1998 he started his own business completing ergonomic audits for industrial manufacturing companies.  In 1999 he commenced working in the MVA assessment and rehabilitation realm for IRSI, primarily completing In-Home Assessments, Functional Abilities Evaluations and Work Site Assessments.  His employment position at IRSI evolved into the Manager of Sales and Marketing in 2005 and subsequently changed to the role of Director of Business Development in 2006.

 

Some of his day-to-day activities involve; process and procedure development,  ISO management, legal analysis, staff management, liaising with insurance customers and interpretation of existing and pending statutory regulation documents.

 

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Member at Large
Biography

Mike Cindric is the Managing Director of Dynamic Functional Solutions Inc.  As a student athlete at York University, he received his BSc in 1996 with a Major in Biology and Minor in Mathematics.  Mike then went on to compelte his post-graduate studies in Research Analysis before eventually beginning his career as a market analyst where his research focused on the health care and pharmaceutical indistries.

Mike has almost 20 years of direct health care industry experience.  Fifteen of those years have been dedicated to Independent Medical Evaluation services where Mike, along with his partners, harnessed their entrepreneurial characters to develop and manage a successful health care organization.

Mike has been pivotal in guiding his company from a niche provider that serviced Designated Assessment Centres to a true multi-disciplinary health care provider that services clients thoughout Canada, within a landscape that has experienced constantly changing regulations, shifting political environment and the unfolding of a financial crisis.  Not surprisingly, his area of expertise lies in process improvement, change management and product development.

Mike is a member of the Association of Independent Assessment Centres, the Canandian Society of Medical Evaluators, the Ontario Rehab Alliance and the Insurance Institute of Canada.

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Treasurer
Biography

Alec Tyson graduated from McMaster University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Physical Education with special interest in Business.  During his studies, Alec trained with the varsity Football and Track and Field Teams. He worked with the Hamilton YWCA and Henderson Hospital specializing in research and development in the field of geriatric rehabilitation.

 

Alec entered the realm of Accident Benefits 15 years ago as an assessor of functional abilities.  He joined CBI Health Group as a recuiter and Roster Manager for CBI’s Assessment Services Division in 2006 following the abolishment of the DACs.

 

In 2008 Alec become a Director of Business Development.  In this role, he is responsible for Assessment Services operations, insurer relations, and the operations management of a cluster of physiotherapy clinics. He has helped develop best practices for the medical rehabilitation and independent evaluation practices utilzed by insurance companies operating under a healthcare provider network.

 

He has completed post-graduate education in the topics of; leadership in healthcare, ergonomics and functional ability evaluation, accident benefits procedural handling, AMA guide, pain management, and numerous physiotherapy assessment and treatment protocols.

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Position
Vice President
Biography

Dr. Bob Grisdale, M. SC., D.C., is the Managing Director of the Catastrophic and Serious Injury Division at Centric Health - Medical Assessments.  Dr. Grisdale has over 18 years of experience in managing the clinical and operational aspects of an independent medical assessment centre amid the ever-changing legislative environment of automobile insurance in Ontario.  He was a member of the initial team of clinicians that contributed to the development of assessment protocols and FSCO Guidelines for catastrophic impairment assessments.  Dr. Grisdale brings a clinical perspective and "best-practices" approach to the management of these complex cases, as well as providing insight into the evolving medical-legal context: from DAC days to the present.  In addition to his private practice and consulting experience he has teaching appointments at Ryerson and York Universities.