Hersh Sehdev, Chair of the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the South East LHIN’s newest board member, Jo-Anne Brady.
Appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council through a process administered by the Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario, Ms. Brady will serve a three-year term, effective February 21, 2018.
A graduate of the University of Guelph (B.A. Psychology) and Queen’s University (M.B.A.), Ms. Brady has spent most of her professional life in the post-secondary sector. After a long and distinguished career at Queen’s, including almost 20 years as the University Registrar and Vice-Provost (Planning and Budgeting), Ms. Brady retired to the private sector as a higher education consultant. Until recently, she was a member of the Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation Planning and Development Committee, and collaborated on the development of the organization’s strategic plan focusing on the sustainable health and well-being of the community.
A skilled facilitator and moderator with an established track record of successful leadership in project and change management, she is recognized as a strong strategic planner with excellent relationship building and stewardship skills. She is always committed to finding solutions to complex challenges through innovative thinking and collaboration, and is acknowledged as a passionate champion for initiatives that better serve the community.
A resident of Harrowsmith in South Frontenac Township north of Kingston, Ms. Brady attends her first Board meeting on March 26, 2018.
“We are delighted to welcome Ms. Brady to the South East LHIN Board of Directors and look forward to her contributions. Her leadership and governance experience, along with a strong commitment and interest in equitable access to health care in Ontario, will complement the Board and residents of the south east very well. – Hersh Sehdev, Board Chair, South East LHIN
- The recent appointment of the newest Director brings the South East LHIN Board to a total of 12 members.
- The role of the LHIN Board of Directors is to oversee, provide advice on and govern the strategic direction and priorities of the LHIN. Board members are appointed by an Order-in-Council for a term of one to three years, subject to additional terms up to a six-year maximum.
- Board members are appointed based on their expertise, experience, leadership skills and the needs of the LHIN. The Board of Directors is accountable, through the Chair, to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for the LHIN’s use of public funds and for its performance results in the local health system.