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Governance

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The CBHSSJB is governed by a Board of Directors with an elected Chairperson. Advisory Committees and Councils, report directly to the Office of the Chair, as does the Commissioner of Complaints and Quality of Services and the Medical Examiner.  

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of: 

  • Chair and Cree Regional Authority Representative, elected by the population of Eeyou Istchee 
  • The Executive Director of the CBHSSJB 
  • Nine community representatives elected by their respective Cree communities 
  • One representative elected from and by members of clinical staff 
  • One representative elected from and by members of the non-clinical staff 
Bertie Wapachee, Chair of CBHSSJB

Chairperson

Bertie Wapachee

Christine Petawabano

Vice-Chairperson

Christine Petawabano

Daniel St-Amour

Executive Director

Daniel St-Amour

Community Representatives

Eric House

Eric House 
Chisasibi 

Jamie Moses, Member of Board of Directors, Eastmain

Jamie Moses 
Eastmain 

Christine Petawabano

Christine Petawabano 
Mistissini

Stella Moar
Nemaska 

Darlene Shecapio-Blacksmith

Darlene Shecapio-Blacksmith 
Oujé-Bougoumou 

Ryan Erless 
Waskaganish 

Jonathan Sutherland

Jonathan Sutherland  
Waswanipi 

Teresa Danyluk
Wemindji 

Allan George, Member of Board of Directors, Whapmagoostui

Allen George 
Whapmagoostui 

Vacant
Observer for Washaw-Sibi 

Dr. Robert Tremblay

Clinical Staff Representative

Dr. Robert Tremblay 

Nicholas Ortepi

Non-Clinical Staff Representative

Nicholas Ortepi 

Observers

Adrian Gunner
Cree Nation Youth Grand Chief

Dr Elaine Innes
MoCreebec

 

Advisory Councils

Dr. Darlene Kitty

Council of Physicians, Pharmacists and Dentists (CPDP)

President: Dr. Darlene Kitty 

As per CPDP by-laws, the CPDP advises the Board of Directors and General Management of the CBHSSJB on matters related to the provision of high quality medical, dental and pharmaceutical services. 

Edith Bobbish

Council of Nurses

President of the Executive Committee: Edith Bobbish 

The Council of Nurses is made up of all the nurses who work for the CBHSSJB, including those who hold managerial positions related nursing services. The aims of the Council of Nurses are to promote understanding of the contribution of nurses in improving the health status of clients and the performance of the health system in general.

Reports for the public

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