The OHA's Board of Directors is accountable to the membership and governs the association in accordance with:
- The association’s vision, mission and values
- Letters Patent
- OHA By-law 1
- Board policies
- The Corporations Act and other relevant laws
The Board is composed of 21 directors; 20 Directors elected by the Members plus the President and CEO, who also serves as Secretary.
Elected Directors are recruited to fulfill the requirements of a Board-approved competency matrix that includes the expertise and experience required for the OHA to fulfill its vision of achieving a high performing health system.
Biographies of OHA’s Board of Directors are available by clicking on the Director Biographies link on the left menu.
The Board appoints a number of standing and special committees to enable it to undertake its work. The Standing Committees appointed for 2012-2013 are: Executive Committee, Audit Committee, Finance Committee, Governance Committee, and Nominating Committee.
Each of these Committees reports regularly to the Board on its deliberations. In addition to Directors, the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee include members who are external to the Board of Directors.
For current Board Standing Committee membership, click here.
Special Committee are appointed as necessary to assist the Board with specific emergent issues. In April 2012, the Board established a Special Committee to steer the development of the OHA’s Strategic Plan 2013-2016. This Committee is composed of current and former Board members. Other Committees may be established as issues arise.
OHA By-Law 1
OHA’s By-Law 1 is available as a downloadable PDF file. Click here to download.
For more information on the governance and operations of the OHA Board, please contact Melinda Moore, Manager, Regional and Board Affairs, 416-205-1330; firstname.lastname@example.org