Erie St. Clair LHIN CEO - Ralph Ganter

Ralph GanterRalph Ganter, the CEO for the Erie St. Clair LHIN, has over 30 years of health care experience.  Staff know that the reason he comes into work every day is because he believes in what he is doing and strives to make a difference in people’s lives. 

Originally trained as a Respiratory Therapist, Ralph’s experience continued to broaden as a Respiratory Therapy Director, a Utilization Manager, a Hospital Consultant, and a Program Manager, Hospitals, for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. With this extensive health care experience, Ralph joined the ESC LHIN team in 2005 and worked as Senior Director, Health System Design and Implementation.

Ralph is a resident of Sarnia, and his education background includes a BA, Masters of Health, and Masters of Business Administration. 

The ESC LHIN covers the regions of Chatham-Kent, Sarnia/Lambton, and Windsor/Essex which includes over 636,000 people. The ESC LHIN plans and funds over a billion dollars a year to our region’s health care providers – services from hospitals to Meals on Wheels. The LHIN also delivers and coordinates home and community care.