Health and Community Services
July 11, 2017

Representatives Appointed to Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority Board of Trustees

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has appointed Boyd C. Noel of St. Anthony as Chairperson of the Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority Board of Trustees. The appointment was made through the merit-based appointment process established by the Independent Appointments Commission Act.

Anita Trudy Baikie, Nain, has been re-appointed as a trustee and eight new trustees have also been appointed:

  • Michelle Baikie, Happy Valley-Goose Bay;
  • Laura Lynn Decker-Ellsworth, Roddickton-Bide Arm;
  • Shane Dumaresque, Forteau;
  • Samuel Elliott, St. Anthony;
  • John Gibbons, Plum Point;
  • Carson A. Gibson, Labrador City;
  • David Keith Lough, St. John's; and
  • Raymond W. Squires, St. Anthony.

The appointments are effective today (Tuesday, July 11).

NewfNewfoundland and Labrador is the first Canadian province to establish a legislated merit-based appointment process. The Independent Appointments Commission and Public Service Commission are actively recruiting for a number of positions with agencies, boards and commissions.

“These individuals have the expertise, experience and combination of skills required to perform effectively on the board. I know each individual will each make a valuable contribution to the overall function of the board and the people it serves.”/> Honourable John Haggie
Minister of Health and Community Services

“I take this opportunity to welcome the newly-appointed members of the Board of Trustees and advise they can look forward to working with a management team and employees who strive towards providing quality health care services to residents in a large and diverse region. I also acknowledge the contributions of the outgoing Board of Trustees for their hard work and dedication. Providing governance for a regional health board comes with significant responsibility, commitment and a willingness to learn.”
Tony Wakeham
CEO, Labrador-Grenfell Health

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Health and Community Services
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Allan Bock
Labrador-Grenfell Health

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