The Board of Health for the Northwestern Health Unit is made up of 8 members from local municipal councils and 3 members appointed by the Province.
The municipal members are appointed for the duration of their term in public office, which is usually a 4-year term. Provincial members are appointed for a term, the length of which is decided by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. The positions of Chair and Vice-Chair rotate annually.
Board of Health 2019
Chair - Paul Ryan
Fort Frances Municipal Appointee
Vice Chair - Trudy Sachowski
Executive Member - Sharon Smith
Kenora Municipal Appointee
Executive Member - Shayne MacKinnon
Red Lake/ Ear Falls Appointee
Sioux Lookout/ Pickle Lake/ Ignace Appointee
Kenora/ Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls Appointee