January 16, 2019 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health were elected today during the Board of Health’s Annual Meeting held at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit. Mr. James McPherson was elected as chair. Mr. Don Smith was elected in the vice chair position.
Board of Health membership for 2019 is as follows:
|Name||Representing (Bold denotes appointing municipality)|
|Alana Bishop||Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge|
|Andrew Brigham||Provincial Appointee|
|Norm Gale||City of Thunder Bay|
|Brian Hamilton||City of Thunder Bay|
|Dave Hamilton||Townships of Schreiber and Terrace Bay|
|Maria Harding||Provincial Appointee|
|Deborah Harris Shallow||Townships of Dorion, Red Rock and Nipigon|
|John MacEachern||Township of Manitouwadge|
|James McPherson||Municipality of Greenstone|
|Karen O'Gorman||Municipality of Neebing and Township of Gillies|
|Kristen Oliver||City of Thunder Bay|
|Don Smith||Municipality of Shuniah|
|Greg Vallance||Town of Marathon|
|Jim Vezina||Townships of Conmee and O'Connor|
The Board of Health consists of provincial appointees and representatives of the obligated municipalities in the District of Thunder Bay.
Board of Health meetings are normally held at 1:00 pm the third Wednesday of every month at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit at 999 Balmoral Street. Meetings are open to the public. The Board membership, minutes from the meetings and meeting schedule are posted on the Health Unit website.