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Health Unit Board - Porcupine

Ministry
Health
URL
www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Address
169 PINE STREET SOUTH
TIMMINS
P4N2K3
Phone
705-267–1181
Fax
705-264-3980
Background
Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.7, Part VI, s. 48; R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 559, s. 22 (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 parts of the territorial districts of Cochrane, Kenora, Algoma and Timiskaming. There are a minimum of eight meetings a year usually held on the third Friday of the month at the unit's offices. Some 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)