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Local Health Integration Network Governance

Local Health Integration Networks are governed by an appointed Board of Directors and bound by accountability agreements with the Ministry. Each Board member is appointed by an Order-in-Council. Board members 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 applied consistently to all Board member appointments.

Board members are expected to possess relevant expertise, experience, leadership skills, and have an understanding of local health issues, needs and priorities. Succeeding board membership will entail an ongoing community processes led by the Local Health Integration Network board, to help identify and recommend potential board candidates.

Current Positions Available 

The Ontario Government is seeking local citizens interested in, and qualified for, service on the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network Board of Directors for the position of Director from the South Georgian Bay sub region.


LHINs make Ontario’s health care system more patient-centered and responsive to local health care needs by planning, coordinating, integrating and funding the delivery of health services in each of the fourteen LHIN geographic areas.


As a member of the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN Board of Directors, you will be responsible for directing its affairs in accordance with applicable legislation, approved strategic and business plans, the accountability agreement with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and the directions and policies established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.


Serving on a LHIN board is a part-time appointment with a significant commitment, often involving meetings and/or teleconferences during and outside normal business hours.  Candidates should consider their ability to make such a commitment as part of their decision to express their interest in serving on the LHIN board.


Candidates should have significant experience in areas that would be relevant to the LHIN position, including one or more of the following areas:


  • Health
  • Governance
  • Community Engagement
  • Clinical
  • Management
  • Law
  • Human Resources
  • Labour Relations
  • Information Management
  • Public Sector Knowledge


Members of the public who represent the linguistic, cultural and geographic diversity of the LHIN region, including representatives from the Francophone and Indigenous communities, are encouraged to apply. 


For additional information please contact Leanne Vincent, NSM LHIN Corporate Coordinator at Leanne.vincent@lhins.on.ca or at 705-326-7750 ext. 3216.