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 (or virtually due to COVID-19) at 6:30 p.m.


Everyone is welcome to attend the open portion of the agenda of the regularly-scheduled Board of Directors Meetings.


Board Members

  • Chris Carroll, Chair
  • David Cox, Vice Chair
  • Tracy Gendron, Vice Chair
  • Douglas Tennant
  • Anne Giardini
  • Douglas Champ
  • Christian Kaiser
  • Neil Byrnes
  • Elizabeth Burke
  • John Osborne
  • Ted Chiasson
  • 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)

Board Committees

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

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

Click here to access the 2021-2022 Board and Commitee Meeting Schedule