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SJHC / About Us/ Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 

St. Joseph's Home Care Board of Directors

Ms. Lynn McNeil  (Chair, JBG)

A senior operations and engineering leader with over 25 years of experience in the high tech and medical device sectors. Ms. Lynn McNeil has held executive positions in Operations, Quality, Information Technology, Strategic Supply Chain and Technology Development. She has led technology development programs from concept to full production, major facility/capital design and build projects and several full cycle transformational ERP implementations. Lynn is currently Chief Operating Officer at ChipCare Corp and sessional lecturer at McMaster University. She holds a B.Eng in Engineering Physics from McMaster and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Ms. Barbara Beaudoin (Vice Chair, JBG)

Ms. Barbara Beaudoin was an Automobile Dealer in the Southwest Ontario and Niagara Region for 31 years and is a member of the JBG. Ms. Beaudoin has served in various capacities on numerous Boards and Foundations in the Hamilton area for over 20 years, and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and a recent graduate of the ICD.D program at Rotman School of Management.

Dr. Naresh Agarwal

Dr. Naresh Agarwal is Professor Emeritus of Human Resources at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business. During his long career at McMaster, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses, supervised PhD students, and published research papers in leading academic journals in his field. He also held several administrative positions including Area Chair, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Chair of Faculty Grievance Panel, Chair of Senate-Board for Student Appeals, and Commissioner for Disclosure of Information and Protection of Privacy. Dr. Agarwal has been involved in many different professional and community activities. He has offered consulting services and management development programs to numerous private, public, and not-for-profit sector organizations. He has also served as Chair of Ontario Public Service Grievance Board and Board of Inquiry under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Dr. Agarwal was Chair of Board of Trustees of Hindu Samaj of Hamilton, Vice-President of India-Canada Society of Hamilton, and Vice-President of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. Currently, he serves on Public Trust Committee of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada, Public Accounting Licensing Board of CPA Ontario, and Board of Examiners of Human Resources Professionals Association.

Mr. Bill Koornstra, FCPA, CA, C. Dir.

Mr. Bill Koornstra has been a partner at RLB Chartered Professional Accountants for over 19 years and has been the managing partner since 2014. In addition to being an active member of JBG, Mr. Koornstra has served as a board member for several local organizations, including The Elliot Community, Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc, Envida Community Energy Inc, Cutten Fields, and Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. He obtained a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 1994 and graduated from the Chartered Director Program at McMaster University in 2012.

Mr. Peter Szota

Mr. Peter Szota has served in leadership roles for over thirty years, in a wide range of health service organizations.  These have included academic health centres, community hospitals, community mental health, children’s health services and community health centres. He holds a B.Sc. and M.B.A from McMaster.  He has served in volunteer governance roles with agencies in Hamilton, Brantford and provincially including roles as chair and treasurer.  Peter has been a part time university instructor in health studies and enjoys acting as preceptor for students. A lifelong Hamiltonian, you can find him living, hiking and cycling in the Dundas Valley.

Mr. David Tonin*

Mr. David Tonin is the current treasurer of the JBG and a partner at Deloitte LLP.  Mr. Tonin has served in many capacities in a number of local not-for-profit organizations over the last 25 years, including United Way of Hamilton-Burlington, Junior Achievement of Hamilton Wentworth, Rotary Club of Hamilton Mountain, Hamilton Basketball Association and the CANUSA Games.

Mr. Leo Perri* (Treasurer, JBG)

Mr. Leo Perri is the current Chief Financial Officer of Delta Bingo and Gaming Group of Companies and began his career in public practice accounting working over 15 years predominantly at PwC LLP.  Mr. Perri previously served as the Treasurer and Board Member to the St. Joseph’s Hamilton Hospital Foundation and is a current member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Golf Canada. Leo obtained an Honours Bachelor of Accounting degree from Brock University and is a qualified CPA, CA.  Having been born and raised in the City of Hamilton, Leo and his two brothers are all very proud St. Joseph’s babies.

Board Meeting Schedule

The St. Joseph's Hamilton Joint Boards of Governors meets on the last Thursday of every month (no meetings in July and August and exceptions noted). Meetings begin at 3:30 pm (Open Session) in the Dofasco Boardroom, Charlton Campus, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.
 

Board Policies and By-Laws

Copies of the JBG Governance Policies and By-Laws are available at: 

St. Joseph's Hamilton Joint Boards of Governors Policies and By-Laws

 

Public Attendance Process

The JBG conducts its meetings in open, closed and in-camera sessions. The public and staff are welcome to observe the open session of a JBG meeting to:

  • Facilitate the conduct of the JBG’s business in an open and transparent manner
  • Ensure the JBG and member organizations maintain a close relationship with the public, namely: the community, media, stakeholder groups
  • Generate trust, openness, and accountability

Open JBG meetings also provide a forum for members of the public to address the JBG concerning matters relevant to the organization. Individuals wishing to attend shall provide at least 24 hours notice by emailing Mrs. Fadia Voogd, Manager, Administration. The JBG may limit the number of attendees if space is insufficient.