Ms. Glenda Yeates was appointed Deputy Minister of Health Canada in April 2010, after serving as Associate Deputy Minister of Health Canada since May of 2009. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Yeates served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (2004 to 2009), Deputy Minister of Health in Saskatchewan (1999 to 2004), and as Saskatchewan Deputy Minister of Social Services (1997 to 1999). She held various Assistant and Associate Deputy Minister positions in Saskatchewan Health, and a number of senior posts in the Saskatchewan Department of Finance. Ms. Yeates has served in the past as a board member for Carleton University, the Ontario Change Foundation, and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. She is currently serving on the Board of the Public Policy Forum.