Local Health Integration Network Governance
Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) are governed by an appointed Board of Directors and bound by accountability agreements with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Each Board Director is appointed by an Order-in-Council. Board Directors are selected using a merit-based process, with all candidates assessed for the fit between skills and abilities of the prospective appointee and the needs of each Local Health Integration Network. The appointment process is transparent and consistent, with clear and understandable guidelines that are applied consistently to all Board Director appointments.
Recruitment of new Board members is an ongoing process led by the LHIN Board to help identify and recommend potential candidates.
Qualifications and Board Positions
As a member of the Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors, you will be responsible for directing its affairs in accordance with applicable legislation, approved strategic and business plans and the directions and policies established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Board Directors are expected to possess skills relevant to the Board’s requirements and have extensive governance experience and leadership skills. They are also expected to have an understanding of local health issues, needs and priorities as well as an interest in the health care system.
Candidates must have significant experience in board governance with preference being given to candidates with executive leadership skills, financial literacy and experience in communications, public relations, marketing or community and stakeholder engagement.
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Commitment and Term
Serving on a LHIN board is a part-time appointment, involving a significant commitment and attendance at Board related meetings, Board education sessions, community and stakeholder engagements and/or events during and outside normal business hours. Applicants should consider their ability to make such a commitment prior to applying to serve on the Mississauga Halton LHIN Board.
Board of Directors are recommended by the Mississauga Halton LHIN Board for appointment to the Government of Ontario's Order-In-Council for a term of up to three years, subject to renewal for one additional term.