Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors September Meeting Highlights

Sacred Moment
Ms. Jane Curtis, CEO, shared the following YouTube video: Playing for Change - Stand By Me, which highlights the need for each of us to look out for one another, particularly given our current reality of change.  Together we are stronger.

Financial & Planning
The Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors approves a balanced 2019/20 operating budget with total projected revenues and expenses of $387,153,623.

Southern Health-Santé Sud Annual Public Meeting
Wednesday October 10, 2018 at Stride Place, Portage la Prairie. Meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. and include presentations from several guests with a panel presentation on the Health System Transformation.

Board Member Leave of Absence
Further to his decision to stand for election to his local council and in accordance with the direction from the Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living, Mr. Konrad Narth has submitted a formal notice of his leave of absence from the Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors effective September 19, 2018 until a candidate is officially declared elected to office.

Board Member Re-Appointments/Appointments
The following three Board Members have been reappointed for a second three-year term: Mr. Abe Bergen, reappointed as Board Chair; Ms. Ramona Coey; Ms. Pat Brennan.

Two new Board Members have been appointed: Ms. Debbi Bergner Fortier and Mr. Bill Osachuk. No further details are known at this time.

Upcoming Annual General Meetings

  • Villa Youville (204 422-5624), Thursday, Sep 27 at 7:00pm at 208 Centrale St, Ste-Anne
  • Menno Home (204 434-6496), Tuesday, Oct 16 at 7:00pm at Menno Home, Grunthal
  • Rock Lake Health District (204-873-2132), Wednesday, Nov 14 at 7:30pm at the Friendship Centre, Crystal City

Southern Health-Santé Sud Program Name Change

  • Aboriginal Health High School Internship Program changes to Indigenous Health High School Internship Program (IHHSP)
  • Aboriginal Adult Health Internship Program changes to Indigenous Adult Health Internship Program (IAHIP).

Provincial Health System Transformation
Southern Health-Santé Sud is pleased to be part of the provincial transformation process, supporting a number of seconded staff positions and team membership.


The next regular Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors Meeting is planned for Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Boundary Trails Health Centre - Winkler, MB. For more information, please visit Board Meetings.

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 the Southern Health‐Santé Sud Communications Unit at 204‐424-2329.
Ce bulletin est publié en anglais seulement comme outil de communication avec les médias. Si vous désirez communiquer avec quelqu’un dans la langue officielle de votre choix au sujet de son contenu, veuillez contacter l’équipe de communications de Southern Health‐Santé Sud au 204‐424‐2329.