Board of Directors Resource Library

This section is intended to provide prospective and new South West LHIN Board Members with meaningful information applicable to the orientation process.

Ontario's LHINs and the Health Care System

LHIN System Accountabilities

South West LHIN Profile

South West LHIN Strategic Plan, Reports & Financials

Board Structure, Roles and Responsibilities

Board By-Laws

Board by-laws were developed collaboratively by the 14 LHINs. For more information contact Stacey Griffin 519-640-2563 (1-866-294-5446 ext 2563).

  • By-law 1 : A by-law relating generally to the conduct of the affairs of the South West LHIN (revised November 2012)
  • By-law 2 : A by-law relating generally to the conduct of Board and Board Committee meetings of the South West LHIN (revised September 2010)

Reference legislation

Governance Resources

Health Service Provider Orientation Kit
Background information about the South West LHIN, its accountabilities, and how it works with the board to make decisions about our local health system.

Governance Education Sessions
The South West LHIN held three full-day Governance Education sessions in Stratford, London and Owen Sound for health service provider governors and administrators in spring 2014.

Strategy, risk and governance
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

  • Board Recruitment, Development and Assessment
  • Fiduciary Duty
  • Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Risk
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Liability Indemnification and Insurance for Directors of Not‐for‐Profits

Resource List 

  • Making Critical Decisions: A Practical Guide for Nonprofit Organizations, Paul H. Phillip and Roberta M. Snow, Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2008
  • Policies and Procedures: Producing Manuals That Work, Paula Cryderman, CHA Press, 1994
  • The Policy Governance Fieldbook: A Currency Book, Chris Welch, Doubleday Publishing, 1994
  • Powerful Questions™ That Highly Effective Business Leaders Ask…to build successful, dynamic, profitable organizations, Christo Norden-PowersSpandah Pty Ltd., 2010