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About Us

Board of Directors 2021-2022

Chair: Josée Payette
First Vice-Chair: Abram Benedict
Second Vice-Chair: Yvonne Bakker
Secretary: Jeanette Despatie

Elected Directors:

Isabel Blanchard
Nancee Cruickshank
Suzanne Farag
William Knight
Kristen MacDonell
Dale McSween
Michael Pescod
Shawna Spowart
Alice Wilson-Haramis

Appointed Directors:

Chief of Staff: Dr. Lorne Scharf
President of Medical Staff: Dr. Neil Davis
Vice-President of Medical Staff: Dr. Paul Westergaard
Auxiliary President: Lorna Grant
Chief Nursing Executive: Christine Penney


Board Highlights

June 16, 2021
June 3, 2021
April 2021
March 2021 
January 2021 
December 2020 
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
December 2018
November 2018
September 2018
November 2017
September 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017

Cornwall Community Hospital values accountability and transparency and has therefore made a decision to proactively disclose the following documents:

If you would like a copy of one of the above-mentioned documents, please contact our Executive Offices at 613-938-4240, ext. 2262.

 

Meetings of the Board of Directors

Schedule

The Board will meet during 2021-2022 on the following dates at 17:00 hours. 

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021
  • Thursday, October 28, 2021
  • Thursday, December 2, 2021
  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
  • Thursday, March 10, 2022
  • Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Thursday, June 2, 2022

 

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2022 at 17:00 hours.


Open Sessions of Meetings of the Board

  • Members of the public may attend open sessions of meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • A schedule of the date, location and time of the Board’s regular meetings will be available from the Board office and will be posted on the corporation’s website. Changes in the schedule will be posted on the website.  
  • The Board will limit the number of attendees to the maximum room capacity requirement.
  • Recording devices, videotaping and photography are prohibited.

Attendees at Open Sessions of Meetings of the Board

  • Members of the public and invited guests who attend Board meetings shall not interfere with the orderly conduct of the meeting.
  • Members of the public may be asked to identify themselves.
  • The Chair of the Board shall control all meetings of the Board and may expel any person for improper conduct at a meeting of the Board.

Closed or "In Camera" Sessions of Meetings of the Board

  • The Board may move in camera or hold board meetings that are not open to the public if it determines it is in the best interest of the corporation to do so. The Chair may order that the meeting move in camera. Any director may request a matter be dealt with in camera, in which case a vote will be taken and if a majority of the Board so decides, the matter shall be dealt with in camera.
  • The following matters will be dealt with in camera:
    • Matters involving property;
    • Matters involving litigation;
    • Material contracts;
    • Human resources issues;
    • Professional staff appointment, reappointment, and credentialing issues;
    • Patient issues;
    • Donor issues; and
    • Any matter that the Board determines should be the subject of an in camera session.