Leah AnscombeLeah Anscombe, MA, CHIM (Vice Chair)

Leah is currently the Director, Clinical and Management Information Support at the Vancouver Island Health Authority in British Columbia. As a Health Information Management (HIM) professional for over 30 years, Leah has worked primarily in department, project, and change leadership roles in Island Health and its predecessor organizations. Most recent areas of focus have been the development of Executive Dashboards for iPads, and the Reporting and Analytics workstream in Island Health’s multi-year electronic health records project.

Leah graduated from NAIT in 1985 with a Health Records Administration Diploma. In 2001 she graduated from Royal Roads University with a Master of Arts in Leadership and Training, and in 2011 she obtained a certificate from the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council’s Quality Academy. She has been a member of CHIMA’s Council on Education and Professional Practice between 2013 and 2016.

Leah lives in Victoria with her husband and Labrador.