In her role as Chief Audit Executive, Ronda leads the Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management department for Alberta Health Services.
Ronda and her division deliver both advice and assurance to the AHS Board and senior leadership with regards to AHS governance, risk management and management-control systems.
A Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years of knowledge and experience in auditing, risk management and financial accounting, Ronda joined AHS in 2010. Previously, she worked for the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta as well as for a broad range of government departments, agencies and boards for more than 15 years.
Her expertise in designing and setting up control systems in a broad range of organizations and functional areas serves her well when it comes to financial reporting and management, governance, risk management, project management, business planning, performance measurement, regulatory systems and human resources management.
She started her career with public sector accounting and auditing firms — where she attained her Chartered Accountant designation in 1992 — and also gained valuable experience in providing accounting, tax and auditing services to small businesses, individuals and small not-for-profit organizations.
Ronda is currently a board member and Treasurer of the Terra Centre for Teen Parents, an organization that supports teen parents. For more than 13 years, she was also a volunteer board member for the Kidney Foundation of Canada, and served in a number of leadership roles including National Treasurer and National Board Member.