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Health Unit Board - Northwestern

Ministry
Health
URL
www.nwhu.on.ca
Address
210 FIRST STREET NORTH
KENORA
P9N2K4
Phone
(807) 468-3147
Fax
(807) 468-4970
Background
Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.7, Part VI, s. 48; R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 559, s. 18 (opens a new window)
Function

Boards of health are responsible for providing public health programs and services to the area communities in the health unit. The programs include healthy growth and development, healthy lifestyles, communicable disease control and healthy environment programs.

Membership

The board is composed of between three and thirteen municipal members and one or more members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The number of Lieutenant Governor in Council appointees shall be less than the number of municipal members.

Term

Members serve for terms of one, two or three years. When a member is unable to complete a term of office, a new member is appointed to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Meetings
The health unit is designated as the Territorial District of Rainy River and parts of the territorial districts of Kenora and Thunder Bay. There are ten meetings a year held on the third Friday of the month at the unit's offices. A substantial amount of preparation time is required.
Remuneration

Appointees to the Health Unit Board are paid by the Health Unit.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) NICOLE BROWN
17-Jan-2021 - 16-Jan-2022
kenora