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Welcome to the New FNHDA Board of Directors!

October 15th, 2020

Congratulations to all the Members who helped make our first virtual AGM a great success!

Through August and September, FNHDA Board of Director elections were held in all five regions. Eleven FNHDA Board positions were vacant or had terms expiring at the 2020 AGM, which was held virtually on September 24, 2020. Per the FNHDA Constitution and Bylaws, Board of Directors are elected to two-year terms representing their respective region/sub-region. When a vacancy is filled, the elected Health Director fills the remainder of the term.

The Association would like to congratulate all those nominated – your commitment to the work is much appreciated!

The following 10 FNHDA Board Representatives were elected by their respective region / sub-region and confirmed by ordinary resolution at the AGM:

Fraser Salish:

  •  Janice George, Sts’ailes Health & Family Services
  •  Elizabeth Point, Seabird Island Health Services

Interior:

  •  Shelley Lampreau, Simpcw First Nation
  •  Andrea LeBourdais, Cayoose Creek Indian Band

Vancouver Coastal – South  Coast:

  •  Coreen Paul, Musqueam Nation

Vancouver Island – Coast Salish

  • Jennifer Jones, Stz’uminus First Nation

Vancouver Island – Kwakwaka’wakw

  • Kim Roberts, Kwakiutl District Council Health Centre

Vancouver Island – Nuu-Chah-Nulth

  • Vanessa Charlong, Hupacasath First Nation

Northern – North West

  • Charlene Webb, Kitsumkalum Health

Northern – North Central

  • Regina Thomas, Saik’uz First NationSaik’uz First Nation

Northern – North East

  • vacant

The newly elected and re-elected Directors will join the existing Directors of the Association: Keith Marshall, Judy Maas, Rosemary Stager-Wallace, and Terrie Davidson

A Heartfelt Thank You to Outgoing Board Members

We would like to acknowledge Tammy Baskin, Angie Prince and Shawn Scotchman for their service on the FNHDA Board. On behalf of the Association we wish them much joy!

FNHDA Electronic Election FAQ

FNHDA recently undertook a cycle of elections to select Regional Representatives to the Board of Directors. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, these elections were moved to a fully electronic format.

We understand that this is a new process for our Health Director Members, and have developed a list of frequently asked
questions to provide clarity on this new process.

The FAQ sheet can be found by clicking https://fnhda.ca/wp-content/uploads/FNHDA-Electronic-Election-Process-FAQ-2020.pdf

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