The Board of Directors

The Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres are governed by members of the community. Their knowledge and expertise ensure that our centres are providing services that meet the needs of our clients and the community.

Michael Denys, President

– Appointed to the Board November 21, 2013
– Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from University of Guelph
– Agriculturalist
– Chair of the CKCHC Executive Committee, Member of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Committee and Member of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Sub-Committee (Bkejwanong)

Steve Brown, Vice President

– Appointed to the Board June 28, 2017
– Honours Bachelor of Commerce from University of Windsor
– Chartered Professional Accountant
– Director, Financial Services, Deputy Treasurer for the Municipality of Chatham-Kent
– Chair of the CKCHC Resources and Risk Committee, Member of the CKCHC Executive and Governance/Nominations Committee

Meg Connelly, Secretary

– Appointed to the Board January 16, 2018
– Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Windsor
– Retired Nurse with 42 years of varied clinical and management experience
– Member of the CKCHC Executive and Resources and Risk Committee

Joey Vandermeer, Director

– Appointed to the Board June 27, 2018
– Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University
– Financial Analyst for the Municipality of Chatham-Kent
– Grain Accounting Lead and Credit Analyst for SouthWest AG Partners
– Member of the CKCHC Resources and Risk Committee

Ron Middel, Director

– Appointed to the Board September 27, 2016
– Retired Ontario Provincial Police Officer
– 30 years of experience with OPP
– Stated Clerk of Classis Chatham of the Christian Reformed Church in North America and Governance Committee Member for the Chatham-Kent Hospice
– Chair of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Committee

Arlene Dodge, Ex-Officio Director

– Appointed to the Board September 27, 2016
– Holds the Health Portfolio with Walpole Island First Nation Band Council
– Member of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Sub-Committee (Bkejwanong)

Stanley Ing, Director

– Appointed to the Board June 28, 2017
– Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto
– An epidemiologist at Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
– Serves as the Alliance for Healthier Communities Board Liaison
– Member of the CKCHC Quality and Governance/Nominations Committee

Robert Helyar, Director

– Appointed to the Board October 17, 2017
– Retired Management Specialist with 50+ years of experience
– Vice-Chair for Board of Directors at Family Services Kent
– Holds the CKCHC Cross-Appointee Position
– Member of the CKCHC Quality Committee

Molly Miskokomon, Director

– Appointed to the Board September 25, 2018
– Bachelor of Social Work from Ryerson University
– Youth Probation Worker for the Walpole Island Child & Youth Services Unit
– Member of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Sub-Committee (Bkejwanong) and Quality Committee

Suzy Webster, Director

– Appointed to the Board October 5, 2018
– Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from University of Guelph
– Coordinator, Diabetes Department with London Health Sciences Centre
– Member of CKCHC Quality Committee

Lorne Loulas, Director

– Appointed to the Board October 17, 2017
– Business Diploma from St. Clair College
– General Manager for Walpole Algonac Ferry Ltd.
– Member of the CKCHC Resources and Risk Committee and Member of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Sub-Committee (Bkejwanong)

Alan Jacobs, Ex-Officio Director

– Appointed to the Board September 27, 2016
– Council Member of the Walpole Island First Nation Band Council
– Member of the CKCHC Governance/Nominations Sub-Committee (Bkejwanong)


Are you interested in becoming a Board of Director member or Board Committee member?


Who is eligible to apply?

  • Must be over 18 years of age and live in the Chatham-Kent area
  • Must support the CKCHC mission, vision and values and the Model of Health and Wellbeing

What skills/experience are we looking for?

  • Previous Governance Experience
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Strategy and Data Analytics
  • Business Management
  • Legal
  • Healthcare Administration & Policy
  • Human Resource & Labour Management
  • Quality & Performance Management
  • Partnerships & Integration
  • Fundraising
  • Risk Management
  • Community Development
  • Cultural Competency
  • Information Techonology

What is the time commitment?

  • Volunteer 2 hours per month by attending one Board meeting per month and may also participate on a Board Committee
  • Participate in Board education sessions or planning and decision-making sessions

How do I apply?

Please fill out this application form and forward it along with your resume to the following:

Jennifer Pereira, Executive Assistant at jennifer.pereira@ckchc.ca.

OR

Attention: Jennifer Pereira, Executive Assistant
Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres
150 Richmond Street, Chatham ON N7M 1N9