Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute celebrated another year of success at the joint Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 21st.
This year’s meeting focused on quality-driven health care with keynote speaker Lee Fairclough, Vice President of Quality Improvement at Health Quality Ontario. Her presentation discussed how Health Quality enhances patient experiences and outcomes, and what it takes to ingrain Quality in a health care organization.
Returning to the Board of Directors for three-year terms are Anita Jean, Dick Mannisto, Joy Wakefield, and Gary Whitney.
Continuing their terms of office on the Board are John Friday, Micheal Hardy, Patricia Lang, Matt Simeoni, Grant Walsh, Gordon Wickman, and Eric Zakrewski.
The Board includes the following ex-officio Directors:
• Jean Bartkowiak, President and CEO
• Dawna Maria Perry, Chief Nursing Executive
• Dr. Gordon Porter, Chief of Staff
• Dr. Penny Moody-Corbett, Associate Dean, Research, Northern Ontario School of Medicine
• Dr. Eric Davenport, President, Professional Staff Association
At the Inaugural meeting of the Board of Directors, held immediately following the AGM, the Officers of the Corporation were elected as follows:
• Chair – Matt Simeoni
• 1st Vice Chair – Grant Walsh
• 2nd Vice Chair – Dick Mannisto
• Treasurer – John Friday
For the Patient Safety and Quality of Care Committee, Gary Whitney was elected as Chair.
Both organizations also released their 2017/18 Annual Reports. To view Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s report, please visit http://tbrhsc.net/2017-2018-annual-report/. To view Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute’s report, please visit http://tbrhsc.net/2017-2018-hri-annual-report/.