Our Board of Directors

Working with the executive team, the board establishes Island Health's Vision, Purpose and Values and ensures patients receive the best care possible within an affordable, sustainable health care system.

General Board Forums

The Board of Directors holds regular forums in communities across the Island Health region. Visit the Board forums and minutes page for details.

Board Members

Board appointments for Island Health are decided by the Government of British Columbia. Members are chosen for their leadership skills, decision-making abilities and willingness to be accountable. See the left navigation for current members and their bios.

Board Governance

Ethical leadership and stewardship by a strong Board of Directors is essential to good corporate governance. In this section, you can download the policies, guidelines and terms of reference for our Board of Directors.

Policies & Guidelines (PDFs)

Board Compensation Policy 
Code of Conduct 
Guiding Principles for Governance 
Organization and Procedure Bylaw 

Terms of Reference (PDFs)

Board Chair
Board of Directors 
Committee of the Whole
Finance and Audit Committee 
Governance Committee 
Health Quality Committee 
Human Resources & Compensation Committee 

Board Liaison

Louise Carlow
louise.carlow@viha.ca