Board Meetings

The Board of Directors meet on the first Thursday of the month at 5:00 p.m. in the Rehabilitation Room (Lower Level) or at the call of the chair.  Open Board Meetings

The public and staff are welcome to observe the open portion of the Board’s meeting to:

·        Facilitate the conduct of the Board’s business in an open and transparent manner;

·        Ensure the Hospital maintains a close relationships with: the public, media, and stakeholder groups;

·        Generate trust, openness and accountability.

The open part of Board meetings will be held at times generally recognized as convenient for the public to attend. Notice of the times and dates of such meetings will be given annually to the public, in a manner determined by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

 

Recording devices, videotaping and photography are prohibited except for discretionary use by the Recording Secretary for the purposes of taking minutes of the meeting.

 

Delegations and Presentations

 

Members of the public may not address the Board or ask questions of the Board without the permission of the Chair.  Individuals who wish to address or raise questions with the Board must contact the Board Secretary, in writing, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting and indicate the topic to be addressed.

 

The Board Chair and the CEO will assess and prioritize the requests.  Written confirmation of attendance, if approved, will be provided to the individual or group making the request.  The Board Chair has the sole authority to confirm or deny the request.

Any one delegation or presentation will be limited to a maximum of ten minutes unless otherwise agreed by the Board Chair and CEO.

For further information, please contact Sharon Knisley, Executive Assistant at 705-435-3377, extension 3200 or sknisley@smhosp.on.ca