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Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information - Board of Directors

Department

Health and Community Services

Authority

Section 6 of the Centre for Health Information Act

Remuneration

No Remuneration

Purpose:

To exercise all of the powers and discharge all of the duties of the Centre, and administer and manage its business.

Structure:

The board shall consist of a minimum of 10 directors and a maximum of 15 directors. One of the directors shall be an employee of the department who shall be designated by the Minister. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint one of the directors as chairperson and one as vice-chairperson.

Competency Profile:

Diversity in the backgrounds, skills and experience of appointed Board members can enhance the effectiveness of a Board by bringing a wider range of perspectives and knowledge. Examples of such backgrounds may include:

  • Strategic Management and Organizational Change
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Public Relations
  • Public Sector Administration
  • Private Sector Business Experience/Expertise
  • Privacy Expertise
  • Clinical and group
  • Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Labour Relations
  • Executive Experience
  • Engineering/Project Management Expertise
  • Education
  • Financial Expertise/Literacy
  • Research Experience
  • Legal Expertise

Qualifications:

The following attributes are important considerations in selecting members:

  • Knowledge of health care system
  • Knowledge of health analytics
  • Provincial mandate perspective
  • Previous board experience
  • High ethical standards and integrity
  • Corporate Governance
  • Appreciation of the responsibilities and accountability for the expenditure of public funds
  • Excellence in service delivery to a variety of different stakeholders in a complex environment
  • Flexible, responsive and willing to consider others’ opinions
  • Capable of a wide perspective on issues
  • Ability to listen and work as a team member
  • No direct or indirect conflict of interest
  • Strong reasoning and conflict resolution skills
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral)
  • Policy development experience
  • Leadership/management skills

Time Commitments:

Members of this Board should be available to meet at least four times a year plus one AGM meeting. Board meetings are approximately two hours in length except for the strategic planning meeting in January which is about four-five hours.

Currently there are three Board Committees that meet anywhere from six to 10 times a year. The Board Committee meetings are 1.5 hours in length. Normally, each Board member sits on one committee, however, the chair may sit on more than one.

Term:

A director shall hold office for three years from the date his or her appointment becomes effective. A director whose term of office has expired is eligible for reappointment. A director other than the employee of the department may not serve as a director for a continuous period longer than 9 years. Where the term of a director expires, he or she continues to be a director until re-appointed or replaced.

Current Members:
NameTitleAppointment TypeAppointment Date (yyyy/mm/dd)Expiry Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
Anstey, Ms. Pamela BlancheDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2018-05-282021-05-27
Aubrey-Bassler, Dr. Kris ChairpersonLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Bradley, Mr. AllanDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Bruce, Ms. ElyseDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Bursey, Mr. TomDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Coish Snow, Ms. Patsy SusanneVice-ChairLieutenant Governor in Council2018-05-282021-05-27
Harvey, Mr. MichaelDepartment of Health and Community Services RepresentativeLieutenant Governor in Council2018-01-162021-01-15
Holden, Ms. CynthiaDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Kendall, Mr. AllanDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2018-05-282021-05-27
MacDonald, Ms. Ellen DirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Oldford, Ms. KarenDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Steele, Ms. Margaret MaryDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2017-08-012020-07-31
Thornhill, Mr. DavidDirectorLieutenant Governor in Council2018-05-282021-05-27

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