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The CBHSSJB is governed by a Board of Directors with an elected Chairperson. Advisory Committees and Councils, report directly to the Office of the Chair, as does the Commissioner of Complaints and Quality of Services and the Medical Examiner.  

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of: 

  • Chair and Cree Regional Authority Representative, elected by the population of Eeyou Istchee 
  • The Executive Director of the CBHSSJB 
  • Nine community representatives elected by their respective Cree communities 
  • One representative elected from and by members of clinical staff 
  • One representative elected from and by members of the non-clinical staff 

Chairperson

Bertie Wapachee

Vice-Chairperson

Christine Petawabano

Executive Director

Daniel St-Amour  

Community Representatives

Jamie Moses 
Eastmain 

A. Thomas Hester 
Waskaganish 

April Georgekish 
Wemindji 

Jonathan Sutherland  
Waswanipi 

L. George Pachanos 
Chisasibi 

Stella Moar
Nemaska 

Allen George 
Whapmagoostui 

Vacant
Observer for Washaw-Sibi 

Darlene Shecapio-Blacksmith 
Oujé-Bougoumou 

Christine Petawabano 
Mistissini

Clinical Staff Representative

Dr. Robert Tremblay 

Non-Clinical Staff Representative

Nicholas Ortepi 

Observers

Kaitlynn Hester Moses
Cree Nation Youth Grand Chief

Dr Elaine Innes
MoCreebec

Advisory Councils

Council of Physicians, Pharmacists and Dentists (CPDP) 

President: Dr. Darlene Kitty 

 As per CPDP by-laws, the CPDP advises the Board of Directors and General Management of the CBHSSJB on matters related to the provision of high quality medical, dental and pharmaceutical services. 

Council of Nurses

President of the Executive Committee: Alexandre Bui-Giroux 

The Council of Nurses is made up of all the nurses who work for the CBHSSJB, including those who hold managerial positions related nursing services. The aims of the Council of Nurses are to promote understanding of the contribution of nurses in improving the health status of clients and the performance of the health system in general. More

Annual Reports (PDF format)

2016-2017

English 
French 

2017-2018

English
French

2018-2019

English
French

2019-2020

English
French

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