Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors January 2017 Meeting Highlights

Sacred Moment: Mr. Abe Bergen began the meeting by acknowledging that we are in Treaty 1 territory and that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, Assiniboine, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Mr. Bergen also acknowledged that Southern Health-Santé Sud has multiple cultures and is a designated bilingual region.

Ms. Debbie Iverson shared a video ‘Pulling Together’ by John Murphy. The video highlights how, by remaining in concert, committed to the same goal, sharing the workload and encouraging one another through difficult times, individuals are looked after, supported and strengthened. As this caring for each other is translated to the collective team, overall momentum towards a goal is maintained.

Financial: The Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors approved the report of Statement of Operations and Financial Position, as presented by the Southern Health-Santé Sud CEO Kathy McPhail and Ken Klassen, VP - Finance & Capital Planning, for the period to December 31, 2016, indicating a Year-to-Date Operating deficit of $1,221,535.

CEO Recruitment Process: 16 résumés were received from across Canada and a shortlist of candidates has been selected. Interviews will take place in February of 2017.

Future Events: The 19th Annual Healthy Communities Conference – will be held on April 19, 2017 at the Days Inn Conference Centre, Winkler, Manitoba.
Theme: Building Capacity to Navigate Life’s Stages, Transitions & Curveballs.

2017 Annual Public Meeting: Will be held on Wednesday October 4, 2017 - location and venue to be determined.

French Language Services Strategic Plan 2017-2021: The Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors approved the French Language Services Strategic Plan 2017-2021. The document will be available on our website in March of 2017.

The next regular Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors Meeting is planned for Wednesday February 22, 2017 at the Southport Regional Office - Southport. For more information, please visit www.southernhealth.ca 

This Info Bulletin is published in English only as a communication tool intended for the media. If you would like to communicate with someone in the official language of your choice regarding content of this Bulletin, please contact Southern Health‐Santé Sud Communications at 204‐424‐2329.
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