Board of Directors
Deep River and District Hospital is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. There are currently eleven elected and four appointed members.
The Board generally meets the fourth Tuesday of each month except July and August. Meetings are held at the Deep River and District Hospital, at an offsite location, or virtually, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to attend the open portion of the agenda of the regularly-scheduled Board of Directors Meetings.
Join the Board
Deep River and District Hospital, the North Renfrew Family Health Team, and the
Four Seasons Lodge Long-Term Care (DRDH) is seeking candidates to serve on its
Board of Directors and standing Committees.
DRDH Board of Directors is responsible for governance of the multi-sector
organization and guiding its exciting future within the health system. The
campus of care at DRDH is expanding, innovating, and modernizing, and the Board
of Directors is looking for new volunteers to provide guidance and direction to
meet the growing needs of our communities.
Board of Directors provides crucial oversight for setting the organization’s
mission and strategic direction, and supports the advancement of strategic
goals. Within a skills-based Board, DRDH strives for the composition of the
Board to reflect the diversity of the communities served.
as a Director of a health care Board can be an incredibly meaningful and
rewarding experience for those looking to contribute to their community. Directors
are elected for three-year terms and Patient / Resident Representatives are
appointed annually to participate in standing Committees. All Committees of the
Board generally meet quarterly or at the call of the Chair, and the Board
typically meets monthly – except for July and August.
the Board to help ensure DRDH achieve its vision of an excellent, compassionate
health care experience, every time. Applicants are invited to bring their
skills, experience, and enthusiasm to serve on our Board of Directors or a
standing Committee by submitting an application, which is available on the DRDH
website or by calling 613-584-3333 ext 7100. Kindly submit applications to Amy
Joyce (firstname.lastname@example.org) before April 15 each year.
Click here to download an application form
- David Cox, Chair
- Tracy Gendron, Vice Chair
- Douglas Tennant, Vice Chair
- Douglas Champ
- Christian Kaiser
- Elizabeth Burke
- John Osborne
- Ted Chiasson
- Claudia Beswick
- Beckie Kenrick
- Michelle Ferderbar
- Dr. Hanene Ben Amor, Chief of Staff (non-voting)
- Dr. Barbara Bushby, President, Medical Staff (non-voting)
- Janna Hotson, Chief Executive Officer (non-voting)
- Tabitha Kearney, Chief Nursing Executive (non-voting)
Click on each Committee title to read the Terms of Reference
Community Health Partners Terms of Reference
Family Health Team Liaison Committee Terms of Reference
Fiscal Advisory Committee Terms of Reference
Governance Committee Terms of Reference
Long-Term Care Development Committee
Medical Recruitment Team Terms of Reference
Nominating Committee Terms of Reference
Patient and Family Advisory Council Committee Terms of Reference
Quality, Risk, and Safety Committee Terms of Reference
Resource and Audit Committee Terms of Reference
Strategic Planning and Relationships Committee Terms of Reference
Board Meeting Schedule
2022-2023 Board and Commitee Meeting Schedule coming soon!